When any person dies due to another person's negligence or irresponsible behaviour, his deceased recipients can file a wrongful death claim against the convict and his family. Unlike other personal injuries, wrongful death will certainly involve a probate action and a deep case study to have the appropriate verdict against the convict.
Persons liable for wrongful death claim -Las Cruces, NM
Although it depends upon the circumstances surrounding the accident, several parties may be responsible for the wrongful death of a person.
The original tortfeasor or negligent party
However, it's important to examine all parties involved in the incident to determine the actual convict behind a wrongful death. Also, the presence and degree of negligence will be examined that has led to such major loss.
Recipients who can file wrongful death claim -Las Cruces, NM
As per law, the surviving heirs/recipients of the deceased can file a claim for wrongful death against a negligent person. Surviving heirs include –
Brother and sister
Wrongful death lawyers-Las Cruces, NM
At our Law Office of Samuel I. Kane P.A., we have experienced Las Cruces wrongful death lawyers - who have handled hundreds of accidental death cases. And consider each case uniquely, while lawyers also assess convicts' intervention with malpractices. In our ongoing case, a wrongful death involves a patient who fell off a hospital bed and died due to multiple head injuries and the negligence of medical providers monitoring the patient. And as soon their recipients raised the requirement of a claim, our wrongful death lawyers started working towards the maximum value of compensation claim against the loss. In another case, the death of a young child involved fatal injuries after colliding with a barbed-wire fence. That was installed to keep a four-wheeler driver out of the way by a construction company. However, our Las Cruces wrongful death attorneys lawfully obtained the due compensation claim against the loss.
How Law Office of Samuel I. Kane P.A. assist clients - Las Cruces, NM
First of all, our Las Cruces wrongful death attorney will determine the legal recipients under "probate law" and "filing of a probate action". Then attorneys will raise a claim for the most appropriate representative of the decedent. Our attorneys have extensive background and experience in handling family law, which works as an advantage while filing accidental death cases involving probate proceedings in court. Earlier, we have represented multi-million-dollar probate disputes all over New Mexico. And helped clients obtain the due compensation claim against wrongful death accidents of their loved ones.
The personal law office for immediate assistance after facing the following injuries - Las Cruces, NM
We have listed two sections below, focusing on casualties caused by vehicles or any uncertain reason covered by our law firm.Accidents involving vehicles:
Slip & Fall
Premises liability (getting injured on your premises)
Contact our wrongful death attorney for a free consultation - Las Cruces, NM
Our Las Cruces' wrongful death attorneys help settle legal aspects of your claim, identify the primary recipient, file the probate action, complete the process of filing tort notice, publication and then establish a personal lawsuit against the negligent party. Contact our Law Office of Samuel I. Kane P.A. and get free/no-obligation consultation along with further assistance from an experienced Las Cruces Wrongful death lawyer.
Common causes that lead to wrongful death in New Mexico?
Wrongful death can occur anytime, whether due to negligent actions or inaction, including – motorcycle, bicycle, car, truck, pedestrian accident and even simple slip and fall can cause loss of life and leave behind helpless loved ones.
Can I still pursue a wrongful death claim if my loved ones lived for some days before succumbing to their injuries?
Yes, you have all rights to file a wrongful death claim in New Mexico. Even if your loved one survived and lived through the accident, you can still file a compensation claim against the negligent party. Moreover, you can make a financial recovery against expenses incurred during lifesaving procedures and further treatment, along with a financial claim for surgeries, ambulance and hospital bills.
Mode of wrongful death settlement paid to survivors?
Once a death claim is settled, the survivors can receive their claim in a lump sum amount or structure it as monthly income until the coated amount is fully paid.
Do wrongful death damages come under taxable slabs?
As per law, wrongful death damage amounts cannot be considered under the taxable slab.
Will personal injury lawyers charge a consultation fee while discussing the loss of my loved one?
At our Law Office of Samuel I. Kane, P.A., we have experienced and skilled wrongful death attorneys – who will review your case during confidential consultation for free. Moreover, you will never have to pay any upfront fee until your case is resolved and a favourable settlement or verdict is not served on your behalf.