Experienced Wrongful or Accidental Death Attorneys Representing Fatally Injured Persons and Their Loved Ones in the Greater Vancouver & Portland Area
If you lost a family member or loved one because another person was negligent or in an accident it may benefit you to talk with one of our attorneys. Wrongful or accidental death cases are subject to specific laws and rules that many less experienced attorneys do not even know about. When the worst happens, you and your family need the legal knowledge that comes from proven experience.
Southwest Washington, Vancouver, and Portland, Oregon, Wrongful or Accidental Death Attorneys
In Washington State, when a loved one dies as a result of the negligence of another, survivors such as spouses, children, or other family of the deceased may make a wrongful or accidental death claim against the responsible party. The damages recoverable may include medical expenses, funeral and burial expenses, loss of financial support, lost earnings and earnings capacity, loss of love and affection of the deceased, and in some cases, for the pain suffered by the deceased prior to death. Some of these claims may be brought on behalf of survivors, while others are made on behalf of the decedents estate. All claims must be pursued by and through the personal representative of the estate of the deceased.
At a time when the grief associated with a fatal car crash or other accident impacting your family may be utterly consuming, we strive to offer useful legal knowledge calm reassurance.
At Schauermann Thayer we have extensive experience investigating and pursuing possible civil remedies for fatal accidents. We encourage you to contact us today to talk through your situation, at no charge, with one of the experienced attorneys in our firm.
Aggressive Negotiators and Proven Trial Lawyers on Your Side
Our attorneys have advocated skillfully for many Southwest Washington and Portland, Oregon area families when they needed to take legal action to hold insurers, corporations, and negligent individuals financially responsible for a wrongful or accidental death. Applying decades of experience in insurance negotiations and litigation, we can assist in cases arising from:
- Car accidents, as well as other traffic accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists;
- Trucking accidents (some of which may require litigation in federal court);
- Motorcycle accidents;
- Aviation and marine accidents, including aircraft accidents and boating-related deaths;
- Construction accidents resulting in wrongful death on the job; and,
- Manufacturer negligence in providing dangerous or defective products.
Turn to Lawyers Who Have the Right Kind of Experience
Our handling of wrongful death cases has resulted in fair compensation for survivors who are often left to deal with medical and funeral expenses and cope with lifelong emotional impact after the loss of a primary wage earner in the family.
We work with an extensive network of medical professionals, engineers, and other experts to build the strongest possible cases for our clients and their families. Our law firm can be a significant resource for you in a most difficult time.
We understand that it is impossible to put a price on a human life. We are also familiar with the financial and emotional challenges faced by those who have lost a loved one because of someone elses negligence. Our legal team is here to support and advocate for you when it is time to do what is right for your family.
We encourage you to contact us for experienced legal representation you can trust. Getting an attorney involved early on can help protect your rights an insurance company or corporate defendant you are dealing with may simply want to decrease its financial exposure rather than pay fair value for a legitimate wrongful death claim.