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Wrongful death cases are civil claims, and in Nevada the statute of limitations to file a claim is two years, from the date of the event resulting in death. Nevada statutes also regulate who is entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The surviving spouse, partner, or children of the deceased person; and the parents of the deceased person, may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Examples of wrongful death cases include when a person dies as the result of car accident injuries; a person dies because of someone’s negligence – e.g. missing or faulty safety equipment. These types of lawsuits seek compensation for the survivors’ loss, such as lost wages from the deceased, lost companionship, and funeral expenses.
You will also want to understand what, if any, life insurance your loved one may have had.
In a wrongful death case, you can claim certain damages as the survivor that may include:
- The deceased person had “pain and suffering” prior to dying of their injuries, often called a “survival” claim
- The medical expenses that the deceased incurred as a result of the injury prior to death
- Funeral and burial costs
- Loss of the deceased person’s expected income and/or the value of services they would have provided
- Loss of any inheritance as a result of the death
- Suffering of the survivors as a result of no longer having the care, guidance, nurturing, love, and companionship of the deceased
Schedule a free consultation with Matt Dion & Associates to discuss the specifics of your situation and understand your choices as the survivor.
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Matt Dion & Associates represents Nevada and California clients in a complete range of personal injury matters. Our office is located in Reno. Call 775-737-4500 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.
You Should feel like you have an advocate in your corner at this difficult time.
After 9 years representing major insurance carriers, I instead started helping injured individuals recover damages against insurance companies. I use this rare insider experience to help my clients avoid tactics insurance companies and defendants use so my clients don’t settle for a substandard offer. My goal is to give you peace of mind knowing you’re in experienced hands. I’m here to help make the process as smooth as possible so that you can get the maximum compensation, and get your life back on track.