If your loved one has been a victim of wrongful death due to someone else's negligence or carelessness, turn to a lawyer who has the experience and dedication needed to represent you successfully. The attorneys are Peterson Law Offices have represented hundreds of clients in the Portland area and beyond. Our track record shows that we will work to protect you from the system and win the monetary compensation you deserve.
It is important to pursue a wrongful death
claim on your loved one's behalf in order to recover damages for lost wages, loss of companionship, mental pain and suffering, and the expenses of medical costs and burial. Do, however, keep in mind that this is a civil suit, which won't have any bearing on criminal charges in the case.
Winning a wrongful death lawsuit is not easy. A lawyer must have the foresight to gather evidence that shows what kind of wages the victim would earn in the future, the inheritance that would have been provided, and the pension and benefits lost. Besides money, survivors of the deceased have lost companionship, protection, and care, but an experienced attorney will know how to calculate the monetary worth of those losses.
The opposing party's insurance company or attorneys will fight fiercely to avoid paying a reasonable settlement; after all, they have their own interests in mind. That's why it's important for you to have a Portland attorney who understands the law and how it can best serve you. You need an attorney who is sensitive to your needs, but aggressive enough to win your case. At Peterson Law Offices, our attorneys have several years of experience handling sensitive wrongful death suits. For more information please call Todd Peterson and associates at (503) 280-0888. We work with clients throughout the Oregon and Washington