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Wrongful Death Attorney Phoenix AZ

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WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY PHOENIX AZ

WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY PHOENIX AZ


WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEYS: EXPERIENCED. COMPASSIONATE. AGGRESSIVE.

Wrongful Death Attorney Phoenix AZ – Anyone who has suffered through the death of a loved one knows it is devastating and upsetting, especially if the death was due to the negligence of an individual or corporation. The law firm of Marc J. Victor, P.C. has over 30 years of combined experience understanding the importance of seeking justice for the loss of your loved one. Our goal is to investigate your case compassionately, taking on the burden of fighting for your right. By using our experience and legal guidance, you may be able to avoid further stress and trauma.

WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY PHOENIX AZ – WRONGFUL DEATH DEFINED IN ARIZONA

“Wrongful Death” as the taking of a life “caused by [a] wrongful act, neglect or default” of another person or corporation. See, Arizona Revised Statute 12-611. Wrongful death can occur from simple car and motorcycle accidents to complicated medical malpractice or product liability injuries.

ARIZONA WRONGFUL DEATH STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Arizona Revised Statute 12-542 holds that a wrongful death action “shall be commenced…within two years after the cause of actions accrues.” However, there are exceptions to the two-year deadline. Please consult Richard A. Cruz at the law firm of Marc J. Victor, P.C. to ensure your rights are protected.

WHO CAN SUE FOR WRONGFUL DEATH?

Arizona law allows two separate and distinct types of wrongful death: (1) a wrongful death action and (2) a survival action. The latter permits recovery for the estate and the former is for the wrong to the beneficiaries. These claims types of claims are defined in Arizona Revised Statute 12-612. Those who can sue are:

• surviving spouse of the deceased (wrongful death claim)
• surviving children of the deceased (wrongful death claim)
• surviving parent or guardian of the deceased (wrongful death claim)
• A personal representative of the decedent’s estate (survival action claim)

Wrongful death claimants can recover for grief, mental anguish and relationship losses such as love, care, and companionship. According to Arizona Revised Statute 12-613, the amount recovered “shall not be subject to debts or liabilities of the deceased.”

Survival actions are for the recovery of burial costs, medical expenses and the loss of decedent’s economic losses, including future income. Only one claim can be made in a person’s wrongful death, and in most cases the same law firm can represent all of the parties involved, i.e. beneficiaries, involved with no conflicts of interest.


CONTACT A WRONGFUL DEATH LAWYER TODAY

When you need an experienced and knowledgeable wrongful death attorney contact Richard A. Cruz at the law firm of Marc J. Victor, P.C. While our main office is located in Chandler, Arizona, we handle wrongful death and personal injury claims throughout Arizona and across the nation.

While money cannot compensate you for the terrible pain of losing a loved one, it can help the family recover expenses and have a more secure future. When you choose the law firm of Marc J. Victor, P.C., take comfort in knowing that an experienced, trustworthy attorney will be handling your case. Call for a free consultation. – Wrongful Death Attorney Phoenix AZ



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