Wrongful Death Claims vs. Survival Action Claims
February 15, 2023 | Uncategorized,Wrongful death
When a person loses their life due to the negligent, intentional, or careless actions of another individual or entity, their surviving family members may be able to recover compensation for their losses. This is known as a wrongful death claim. However, the estate of the deceased can file a survival action against the at-fault party… read more
What is Double Indemnity?
January 18, 2023 | Wrongful death
Many accident and life insurance policies in the Washington area include a double indemnity clause. Under this type of clause, the insurance carrier agrees to pay double the policy amount in the event an accidental death occurs. Here, we want to discuss why a double indemnity clause is important and how this could affect your… read more
What Qualifies As A Wrongful Death?
August 20, 2022 | Wrongful death
Losing someone that you love is incredibly challenging, but these cases are even more tragic when the death occurs due to the negligent actions of another individual or entity. It is important to understand when a death could qualify as “wrongful” when it comes to filing civil lawsuits against a negligent party. Not all deaths… read more
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?
November 27, 2021 | Wrongful death
If you have lost somebody that you love as a result of the negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity in Washington, you need to turn to an attorney for help as soon as possible. Washington law is very specific about who can file wrongful death claims in court. Here, we want to discuss… read more