Mesa Wrongful Death Lawyer
Helping Families After the Loss of a Loved One
Losing a loved one is never easy, but the pain can be made even worse knowing that their death could have been prevented. If your loved one died due to the negligence or recklessness of another individual, our hearts go out to you. The Mesa wrongful death attorneys at Smith Alston Darner & Lee have helped countless families file wrongful death claims, and we are here if you need us, too.
Contact our team at (602)-892-5000 to speak with an attorney for free at your earliest convenience.
What is Considered Wrongful Death in Arizona?
According to Arizona Revised Statutes § 12-611, wrongful death in the state of Arizona is defined as a death that was caused by a wrongful act, neglect, or default. Essentially, this means that someone did something that they should not have done, or conversely, did not do something that they should have done, resulting in a person’s death.
Similar to other personal injury cases, the law regarding wrongful death further gives the family members of those wrongfully killed the right to file a wrongful death claim within two years from the date of the person’s death. Failing to act within two years will likely deny family members the right to seek compensation, so it is imperative to act quickly and reach out to a Mesa wrongful death lawyer right away.
Types of Mesa Wrongful Death Cases
With over 60 years of combined legal experience, our personal injury attorneys have a comprehensive knowledge of the law that helps us obtain successful outcomes for our clients. We handle handled a variety of wrongful death cases that involve:
- Auto accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Construction site accidents
- Farming accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Defective products
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Seeking Damages for Wrongful Death in Mesa
A close family member may be able to seek monetary compensation for the untimely and unnecessary death of a loved one. Arizona law allows the following individuals to file this type of claim on behalf of someone who wrongfully died:
- Parent or parents
- Surviving spouse
Additionally, the following damages may be pursued:
- Economic Damages. This includes financial support that the deceased would have provided, the loss of gifts or benefits that the heir would have received, loss of income or household value, and funeral/burial expenses.
- Non-Economic Damages. This includes compensation for the loss of companionship, affection, relationship, quality of life, moral support, and sexual relationships (for a surviving spouse).
At Smith Alston Darner & Lee, we handle wrongful death cases on a contingency fee arrangement. This means that we charge nothing upfront and only collect fees if and when we help you secure compensation. With this fee arrangement, you have absolutely nothing to lose when seeking compensation.
Take the first step and call our Mesa wrongful death attorneys at (602) 892-5000.
Why Choose Our Top Mesa Wrongful Death Lawyers
At Smith Alston Darner & Lee, we don’t settle for the bare minimum, especially when it comes to our clients who turn to us in their times of need. We have built a reputation in our community for providing high-quality legal services. Our clients come to us knowing that we will provide the following:
- Bilingual legal services
- Free, personalized consultations
- Honesty and transparency
- Step-by-step guidance through the claims process
- Fierce advocacy
Talk to a Wrongful Death Attorney in Mesa for FREE
There is truly no amount of compensation available that could possibly make right the situation you and your family have experienced. There is, however, a way to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions, pursue justice in the form of compensation, and help ensure future mistakes or wrongful actions are not made.
During your initial free consultation, we will sit down and walk you through each step transparently so you can feel more comfortable with how the claims process will operate. Our Mesa attorneys are standing by, ready to hear your story and advocate on behalf of you and your family. Contact us at (602) 892-5000 at your earliest convenience.