Do I have a wrongful death claim?
The wrongful death attorneys at Archuleta Law Firm know how difficult it can be to lose a loved one unexpectedly. While contacting a lawyer or taking legal action may not be a priority when a family experiences unexpected loss, the decedent’s family members need to know their options as soon as possible.
Has your loved one suffered an accident resulting in sudden or later death?
Were those negligent employees or agents of the U.S. Government, like the Military or the VA?
If YES, you may be entitled to bring claims against the responsible people or organizations.
The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) and the Military Claims Act (MCA) allow wrongful death claims to be brought against the U.S. Government.
Wrongful Death Causes
Examples of accidents resulting in successful wrongful death claims include:
- car accidents
- truck accidents
- medical malpractice including
- physician error
- anesthesia mistakes
- surgical error
- hospital negligence
- birth injuries resulting in stillbirth or the death of an infant or child after birth
- industrial accidents
- plane crashes
How do you know if the death of your loved one was a wrongful one?
- Our free consultation can help you explore that question.
Wrongful Death Claims have a time limit. This is called the statute of limitations and is why it is important to know your rights and speak to a lawyer as soon as possible.
Contact us right away to discuss whether you have a claim for wrongful death.