Wrongful Death FAQ
The Arizona Department of Transportation has stated that 741 total roadway fatalities have occurred throughout the state in 2012, many of which were caused by the actions of negligent drivers.
As a result of the enormous amount of fatalities across our roadways, our car accident attorneys at Phillips Law Group have compiled a list of wrongful death frequently asked questions. Some frequently asked questions regarding wrongful death include:
Am I Eligible to File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
Under Arizona state law all survivors are able to seek compensation benefits for losses relating to the death of their loved one. These survivors may include spouses, children, parents, and other relatives close to that individual.
How Do I Know If I Have A Wrongful Death Case?
If your family member has suffered a fatality as the result of a car accident, the negligent driver of the other vehicle may be held responsible for their actions, thus you may be eligible to recover for losses and damages.
Do I Have Much Time To File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Arizona?
The state of Arizona's statute of limitations allows an individual to years from the date of the deceased to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
How Much Will It Cost Me To Hire An Experienced Attorney?
Our attorneys operate on a contingency fee basis, which means that we will not charge you for our services unless a favorable verdict or settlement has been made and you recover. Furthermore, we also offer Free Case Reviews to the family members of those fatally injured in automotive accidents.
What Types Of Compensation Can I Recover From A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
There are several damages an individual may collect following the death of their loved one. Some of these damages include; general damages, punitive damages, grief, medical expenses, funeral expenses, loss of wages and future wages, loss of benefits, loss of inheritance, mental anguish, loss of care, loss of protection, and loss of companionship.
Which Family Members Can File A Claim for Wrongful Death?
Family members of the deceased individual may bring a wrongful death on if he or she is the deceased's spouse, child, heir or heirs, dependent father or mother, or designated beneficiary.
Contact Our Experienced Wrongful Death Attorneys Today
At Phillips Law Group, our attorneys have great sympathy for the family members of those who have been fatally injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another individual. We believe that when a negligent driver brings harm on an innocent victim, the negligent driver must pay for the losses and damages they have caused while being held accountable for their actions.
Located in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, our attorneys are able to serve throughout the entire state and elsewhere needed. Some of the Arizona locations our attorneys serve include:
- Casa Adobes
- Casa Grande
- Lake Havasu City
If you would like to gather more information about our attorneys, or if a loved one has been fatally injured in a car accident, we welcome you to call 602-258-8888 or complete the Free Case Review form on this page today.