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Spokane Wrongful Death Attorney

We Are Very Sorry If You Have Lost A Loved One Due To The Accidental Or Intentional Carelessness Or Negligence Of Another Person. Are You Looking For A Spokane Area Wrongful Death Attorney To Aggressively Represent You Or Your Family To Help Prevent A Similar Incident From Happening To Another? While It Cannot Bring Them Back, You Should Be Compensated For Your Loss.

The unexpected death of a loved one is a difficult burden for the family and friends left behind. It becomes even heavier if that death could have been avoided. If it turns out that the death of a person could have been avoided because it was caused by the negligence of another person or party, then a wrongful death suit can be filed by Our experienced washington wrongful death lawyers.

Why Choose Albrecht Law For Your Wrongful Death Case?

  • Highly Reviewed & Rated – 5.0 Star Rating on Google and 10.0 Superb Rating on respected legal site AVVO. See some of our client reviews below.
  • ​Accidents Don’t Wait for Business Hours – Neither do the right lawyers. You can call us 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • ​We Work on a Contingency Basis – Your initial consultation is free. You don’t pay until we win.
  • Experienced Legal Representation – ​Washington Legal Reference Guides frequently cite us as an authority by the Washington State Court of Appeals and the Washington State Supreme Court.
  • ​​We Guide You Through The Process – We craft your legal game plan, and give you the details. No final decision is made without consulting you.
  • ​​Highly Responsive – We pride ourselves on fast response times when communicating with our clients. We will never let your questions or concerns go unaddressed.
  • ​Empathy, Detail & Urgency – Your case is the center of your world. We work with empathy to ensure you feel heard, meticulous detail to ensure no aspect of your case is missed, and urgency to get you your money faster.
  • ​Caring & Compassionate (truly) – We’re sorry for what happened to you or your loved one. Unlike large firms, you’re not part of an assembly line. We really get to know you and your situation.
  • Personalized Attention – We understand and respect that everyone’s needs are unique. You are NOT just a file number. We make sure to give you and your case the attention you deserve.
  • ​We Keep You Updated – Transparency is key. We do not just return phone calls, but we call you for a status update on your case.

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Should I Get A Lawyer for My Personal Injury?

Maybe you are the type of person who is hesitant to sue anyone. Still, you could be experiencing pain, suffering, and discomfort, dealing with piles of unexpected medical bills, time off work, and being confused about how to move forward.

Shouldn’t someone pay for what happened? Having a Personal Injury attorney is, unfortunately, a reality for ensuring you get what you deserve and what is right.

Call Albrecht Law for the Legal Representation You Deserve

When you’ve suffered an injury, selecting the right personal injury attorney in the Spokane area can make all the difference. Being involved in an accident can leave you reeling and vulnerable, and even your own insurance provider can seem more like an adversary than an ally. Our Attorneys recognize the gravity of your situation and work tirelessly to secure the compensation you deserve. We’re dedicated to getting maximum results for our clients. Our rigorous preparation ensures that every case is treated like it’s headed to trial, delivering the most favorable outcomes possible. Let us take care of your insurance claim so you can focus on healing and moving forward.

What to do if you’ve been injured in an accident:

  1. Report your accident to the appropriate authorities ASAP. Whether this is the police, an employer, a store employee, or a supervisor. Get medical treatment for any injuries you have sustained, don’t “shake it off.” Some injuries, like traumatic brain injuries or internal injuries, can have delayed symptoms. The sooner you can receive medical attention, the better for your health and your case.
  2. ​Collect as much information as possible. You or someone you trust should attempt to get information from any involved parties. Important information can be the names of all parties involved and any eyewitnesses. If you were in a car crash, get the other driver’s insurance information too.
  3. ​Take photographs. Photograph the scene, your injuries, the causing factors of the accident, and anything you think may be relevant. If you were injured on someone’s property due to a dangerous condition, take photos of the dangerous condition.
  4. ​Get copies of all relevant documents. This can include police reports, incident reports, medical documents, and communications with insurance companies.

The more information you have about your case, the stronger your claim will be. If you were injured due to another’s carelessness, contact our experienced Washington Personal Injury Lawyers to learn more about filing a claim.

Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Claims in Washington

Wrongful Death Claims are Subject to a 3 Year Statute of Limitations: You must file a claim before a three year statutory deadline ticks away. Our Spokane personal injury attorneys will help you secure the evidence, build a case, and take the right steps to maximize your recovery.

At Albrecht Law, we understand that losing a loved one in a preventable accident is a family’s worst nightmare. Although nothing can take away the pain of your loss, we may be able to help you achieve some closure and financial stability by filing a wrongful death claim or pursuing a lawsuit against the negligent party.

What Our Clients Are Saying

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What is Wrongful Death?

The legal definition of wrongful death is the death of a person due to the reckless, negligent, or even deliberate act of a person or entity. Such a case has four considerations:

  • The death of a human being
  • ​The death was caused by a person, group of people, organization, or other entity through negligent, reckless, or intentional actions or omissions
  • ​The surviving family of the deceased must demonstrate financial suffering caused by the unexpected death of the deceased
  • ​The family must appoint a personal representative of the estate of the deceased

In other words, a wrongful death is when what would have been a personal injury leads to a person’s death instead. A personal injury is an injury caused by another person’s negligence. Some examples include car accidents, slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice, intentional killings, aviation accidents, deaths due to defective products, dog bites, and many others. If they, or other types of personal injuries, lead to someone’s death, then a wrongful death suit can be filed. A wrongful death suit can also be filed if the victim’s death resulted from intentional misconduct. In such cases, the perpetrator may also face criminal charges related to the death, but a wrongful death suit is separate and different.

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

  • Traffic Accidents (distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, etc.)
  • Defective Products
  • ​Medical Malpractice (misdiagnosis, failure to diagnose, surgical error/s)
  • ​Premises Accidents
  • ​Industrial Accidents
  • ​Construction Site Accidents
  • ​Work-Related Accidents / Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Conditions or Substances
  • ​Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Fires
  • ​Public Transportation and Aviation Accidents (Boat, Airplane, Subway, Bus)
  • ​Criminal Actions including Blatant Violence, Shootings, or
  • Stabbings
  • ​Birth Injuries

Not all Wrongful Death lawsuits will arise from the above scenarios. Contacting our Spokane Wrongful Death attorneys will allow us to evaluate your case and see if you have a claim.

Actual Words Clients Have Used to Describe Their Experience

“every single person at Albrecht treated me professionally and respectfully,” “Excellent advice and responsive to all concerns,” “Matt and Marye did an incredible job for me and I would highly recommend this law practice,” “Albrecht Law will do an amazing job at representing anyone needing a personal injury attorney,” “They were able to reach a settlement with the insurance company that was beyond fair… It was almost triple what insurance would have paid for the initial repair!,” “They took care of all of the behind-the-scenes work for us and it alleviated so much of the stress,” ” Fast, efficient, caring and professional was my experience with Albrecht Law and their staff.”

If these things are what you are looking for in a law firm, then contact us to see how we can help you and your family.

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