Wrongful Death Attorneys
Serving Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo, CO
Wrongful death occurs when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another person, company or entity. The tragic and unexpected death of a loved one often leads to emotional and financial stress, including feelings of sorrow, loneliness, despair, uncertainty, as well as loss of financial support, loss of earnings, loss of household services, and overwhelming debts. Colorado law recognizes the extraordinary impact of such a loss and provides a legal remedy to the surviving spouse, children, and parents of the deceased.
Wrongful Death Claims
Wrongful death claims may be based on any wrongful or negligent conduct that results in death, including:
•Motor Vehicle accidents, including car accidents and truck collisions
•Nursing home abuse or negligence
•Personal Injuries from falls and dangerous products.
Wrongful Death Law Firm
The attorneys at McCormick & Murphy have experience handling many wrongful death claims. They will counsel you regarding your legal rights and the potential elements of recovery. The laws in Colorado outline the following types of economic and non-economic damages that a survivor or estate may be awarded in a wrongful death claim, including:
•Each survivor may recover the value of lost support and services, past and future
•The surviving spouse may recover for loss of the decedent’s companionship and protection and for mental pain and suffering
•Minor children of the decedent, and all children of the decedent if there is no surviving spouse, may recover for lost parental companionship, instruction, and guidance and for mental pain and suffering (adult children shall not recover in medical negligence claims)
•Each parent of a deceased minor child may recover for mental pain and suffering
•Medical or funeral expenses of a survivor or an estate
•Loss of the prospective net accumulations of an estate
If you believe your loved one has suffered wrongful death as a result of the negligence of someone else, contact the experienced wrongful death attorneys at the law firm of McCormick & Murphy P.C. in Colorado Springs. These Colorado Trial Attorneys will put their strong record of hard work and success to work for you through a vigorous pursuit of due compensation from any and all responsible parties. They care about justice, as well as preventing similar tragedies from happening to other innocent victims.
Contact McCormick & Murphy
The lawyers of the Colorado law firm McCormick & Murphy take cases throughout Colorado, including:
Colorado Springs | Denver | Pueblo