If the death of your loved one resulted from the negligence or misconduct of others, you would certainly seek justice. A lawyer experienced in handling criminal cases can help you understand the complexities of the law and get the results you are after.
Losing someone because of other people’s negligence is a truly unfortunate and devastating experience. You may file a lawsuit for ‘wrongful death’ to obtain justice and the rightful compensation for your loss. At Mt. Nebo Law, we know how difficult it is to make important decisions during this difficult time, which is why we offer our legal services. We have handled many wrongful death cases in Payson and Spanish Fork, and we are capable of helping our clients understand their rights and responsibilities.
What the Law States
As stated in the Utah Code, the deceased’s heirs may pursue a wrongful death claim if the death is caused by the “wrongful act or neglect of another.” The claim may arise out of a number of circumstances, including:
- Medical malpractice
- Vehicular accidents
- Work-related accidents
- Criminal behavior, such as murder
- Exposure to hazardous substances or conditions
- Administration of illegal or inappropriate drugs resulting in the decedent’s death
What Can You Expect?
Money cannot bring back what you have lost, but you may recover damages for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Personal injury to the decedent
- Medical and funeral expenses
- Loss of medical and pension benefits
- Loss of income
- Loss of love, companionship, care, and protection
The process of pursuing a wrongful death claim in Payson or Spanish Fork can be overwhelming, but it is our goal here at Mt. Nebo Law to make things easier for you. We are here to provide the legal services necessary to win your case and get what you deserve. Call our office for inquiries and appointment requests.