Wrongful Death Cases in Kitsap, Clallam & Jefferson Counties
When an individual dies due to the negligent act of another, whether a person or corporate entity, the close family has the legal right to pursue compensation. This is a form of justice that can be sought in civil court.
Many wrongful death claims are settled prior to litigation, but it could be necessary to take a case to court if an insurance company fails to come through with a reasonable settlement offer, and within a reasonable length of time.
These are extremely tragic circumstances, and the close family is struggling with a great deal of emotional loss, and it can be troublesome to consider taking legal action. In fact, this type of action can be very important to the family, as there can be extensive financial damage beyond the personal losses. Contact our Kitsap personal injury attorney at the firm for the trustworthy legal guidance you deserve.
Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Kitsap County Families
At Ramirez & Cooper, Inc., our Kitsap County wrongful death lawyer can help you seek justice through the civil court system in a wrongful death lawsuit if your loved one died due to an act of negligence. A wrongful death case is subject to the statute of limitations, which in our state is 3 years from the time of death. There are several reasons to act quickly, foremost of which is that the evidence supporting the case must be obtained and preserved.
If the death is the result of one of the following, there is a great deal of supporting evidence that must be gathered for the lawsuit to be successful:
As time passes, memories can fade, witnesses can be difficult to find or contact and certain vital evidence may be lost or destroyed. We urge you to contact our firm as early as possible after your loss so that we can set the wheels in motion. We can evaluate your claim, preserve evidence, and initiate the process of building your case.
Contact our Kitsap County wrongful death lawyer for a free case evaluation.
The attorneys at Ramirez & Cooper, Inc. have a thorough understanding of the legal proceedings and criminal statutes. We are able to give our clients the resources, advocacy and legal advice they need to be successful inside and outside the courtroom. Our legal team will stand by your side every step of the way and always keep you updated on the status of your case. We handle criminal cases throughout Washington state. Let us build a case strategy for you or your loved one, we may be able to take action before charges are even filed.
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