Wrongful Death

Las Vegas Wrongful Death Lawyer

Representing the Families of Victims of Fatal Accidents throughout Nevada

The death of a loved one is never easy, but when you lose a loved one unexpectedly due to the negligence of another, the death can be particularly traumatic. If have lost a loved one in an accident, you are probably struggling with the emotional loss and the financial impact of the death as well.

At Robert M. Apple & Associates, we will guide you through the legal implications of a fatal accident so that you can grieve and focus on the emotional implications. Las Vegas auto accident lawyer Robert M. Apple meets with each client personally at the client consultation, and clients instantly feel at ease with his compassionate, approachable personality. Do not hesitate to contact Robert M. Apple & Associates at (702) 646-0085 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to learn more about a possible wrongful death lawsuit.

What Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

A wrongful death lawsuit is one in which a representative of the decedent’s estate (usually an immediate family member) pursues a legal claim against the party responsible for the decedent’s death due to negligent or intentional misconduct. Wrongful death lawsuits can involve any number of fatal accidents, but some of the more common fatal accidents include:

What Compensation and Damages Can Be Recovered in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

At Robert M. Apple & Associates, we understand that no amount of money can bring back your loved one, but financial compensation obtained through a wrongful death lawsuit can go a long way in helping to pay necessary bills and to holding the negligent party responsible. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, you may be able to recover the following damages in a wrongful death lawsuit:

  • Medical bills incurred by the decedent prior to death
  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of the decedent’s future income
  • Loss of the decedent’s benefits (pension, health insurance, etc.)
  • Loss of future inheritance
  • Loss of parental guidance if the decedent has surviving minor children
  • Loss of spousal companionship, protection, and care if the decedent was married
  • Pain and suffering of the survivors due to the trauma of losing a loved one
  • Pain and suffering of the decedent if an injury preceded the death
  • Punitive damages if the defendant’s actions were intentional, malicious, or particularly egregious

What Should I Do If a Loved One Died in a Fatal Accident?

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, you should contact a wrongful death lawyer to learn more about any possible legal claims. At Robert M. Apple & Associates, our Las Vegas wrongful death attorneys are committed to guiding clients through the recovery process following the death of a loved one in a fatal accident. We pride ourselves on providing compassionate legal advice in a comfortable environment, and we will listen to your concerns and guide you through the entire legal process.

If a loved one has died in a fatal accident, do not hesitate to contact Robert M. Apple & Associates at (702) 646-0085 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to learn more about a possible wrongful death lawsuit.

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