If you have lost a loved one, my deepest coundolescense. I too lost someone when I was barely a teenager, my mom. So, your loss hits home for me. Hoxie Law wants to fight for you. If due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, company, or entity, you suffered then you should have the right to recover compensation for your loss. At Hoxie Law, our office is dedicated to helping families in these situations recover the compensation they are entitled to. Let our Arizona wrongful death attorneys get to work investigating your case today.
The state of Arizona defines wrongful death as a death that is “caused by a wrongful act, neglect, or default of another.” Under stipulation of the law, the conditions that caused the death must be such that, had the person not been killed, they would have been able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the negative party.
A wrongful death claim is not a criminal action against a defendant, but rather a civil case brought by surviving family members. While there can be a criminal case related to the civil action, that is not a requirement.
There are various ways in which wrongful death cases arise in Arizona. Common causes of wrongful death in this state include:
Wrongful death claims in Arizona are brought on behalf of the surviving family members. Call us to find out what family members have rights to maintain a wrongful death case in Arizona. If you need an attorney in Arizona, you can turn to Hoxie Law for compassionate and experienced legal help. Contact us via our online form for a free consultation of your case, or by calling (480)334-9879.