Wrongful Death Attorney Serving Wichita, Kansas
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Losing a loved one can be a terrible experience, especially if their death
occurred under preventable circumstances. When a person passes away due
to the negligence of another party, the decedent’s family can pursue
compensation in court for economic and non-economic damages. If you have
lost a loved one as a result of another party’s negligence, a compassionate
Wichita wrongful death lawyer from Hutton & Hutton Law Firm, LLC can
protect your rights and advocate for maximum compensation on your behalf.
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An Overview of Wrongful Death Claims in Kansas
Wrongful death is defined as a situation in which the death of a person
is cause by the wrongful act or omission of another. Kansas allows any
of a deceased person’s heirs to file a wrongful death claim against
the responsible parties in pursuit of damages, including the surviving
spouse, any surviving children, parents, grandparents, or siblings of
the deceased. Wrongful death claims may only be filed in the event that
the decedent would have had the right to file a
personal injury claim in the event that they had lived.
Wrongful death claims can arise from several different situations, including:
If successful, a claimant can be awarded compensation for a wide variety
of damages including lost income, emotional distress, loss of personal
relationship, and funeral expense. Since compensation will vary on a case-by-case
basis, it is important you consult with an attorney to determine your
specific range of eligible damages.
Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Claims
Wrongful death claims are subject to a two-year statute of limitations,
meaning that parties interested in seeking wrongful death benefits must
file a claim within two years of a person’s death. If this timeframe
expires and a person has not yet filed a claim, they will lose their right
to take legal action. Since gathering evidence and filing the necessary
legal paperwork can potentially take months to complete, it is urgent
you contact an attorney from our firm as soon as possible to ensure you
meet all legal deadlines.
We Have Recovered Millions – Contact Us Today
Nobody should have to deal with the devastating loss of losing a loved
one on their own. At Hutton & Hutton, LLC, our knowledgeable Wichita
wrongful death lawyers understand the anguish you must be experiencing
and are prepared to do everything within our power to help you secure
the compensation you deserve. With constant communication and personalized
attention given to each case, we can provide the advocacy you need to
help you get through this difficult time as smoothly as possible. Best
of all, if we do not win, you will not pay us a dime in legal fees.
Request a free consultation
today to discuss your situation in further detail.