Who Can Be Held Liable for a Wrongful Death Case in Washington

If you believe you have a wrongful death claim, understanding who can be held liable is perhaps the most crucial element involved in the process. However, liability is not always straightforward. In some cases, yes, there may be one other obvious party who is liable for a wrongful death. However, the nuances of these claims… read more

Wrongful Death Claims vs. Survival Action Claims

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?

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?

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?

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