Wrongful Death Injury Claims on Both Sides of the Border Does Exist
Whether involving a car, truck or motorcycle, a serious collision can have lasting effects. In the most severe cases, a motor vehicle accident will result in fatality. If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by the negligence of another driver, it is important that you speak with a personal injury lawyer.
The loss of a loved one can be devastating — both emotionally and financially — to the family. While it is impossible to put a dollar figure on the life of a family member, it can be challenging to remain financially stable without considering your legal options for monetary recovery. If the deceased was a major wage earner, you might face financial peril before you’ve even had the time to grieve. At Cross Border Law, we understand the importance of resolving a case quickly and efficiently. With experience representing Canadian and United States clients, our legal team stands ready to represent you no matter your situation. We maintain offices in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Seattle, Washington.
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It is difficult to determine the amount of damages a surviving loved one might collect from a wrongful death claim. It is our goal to hold the negligent party or parties accountable for the damage they have caused you and your family. We will work with the insurer to reach a beneficial settlement.
The settlement of a wrongful death claim often includes factors such as:
Wages that the deceased might have earned in the future
The pain and suffering of the surviving family members
In the United States, you might have heard the phrase “loss of consortium.” This phrase typically refers to the suffering of a surviving spouse who has lost his or her partner. This is also referred to as “loss of companionship.”
At Cross Border Law, it is our goal to guide you through the legal process in the most compassionate manner possible. We understand your suffering. We will fight on your behalf, giving you the time you need to grieve your loss.
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