Grand Junction Wrongful Death Attorneys
According to section 13-21-202, When the death of a person is caused by a wrongful act, neglect, or default of another, and the act, neglect, or default is such as would, if death had not ensured, have entitled the party injury to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof, then, and in every such case, the person who or the corporation which would have been liable, if death had not ensured, shall be liable in an action for damages notwithstanding the death of the party injured.
Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death
The statute of limitations involving wrongful death claims can be found in C.R.S. 13-21-204, 13-80-102(d) and 13-80-108(2). In the state of Colorado a wrongful death action must be brought within two years of the date of death. However, there can be other non-claim provisions that can arise and should be taken into consideration.
C.R.S. 13-21-203(1)(a) state that all damages accruing under section 13-21-202 shall be sued for and recovered by the sames parties and the same manner as provided in section 13-21-202, and in every such action the jury may give such damages as death, including damages for non-economic loss or injury as defined in section 13-21-102.5 and subject to the limitations of this section and including within non-economic loss or injury damages for grief, loss of companionship, pain and suffering, and emotional stress, to the surviving parties who be may entitled to sue.
If you have lost a loved one due to wrongful death, we can help. Losing someone you care about is hard enough but to lose someone unexpectedly through the negligence of someone else is tragic. If you have lost someone let us help you by filing a civil action to ensure that you can secure fair compensation for your loss. No amount of money can fill the void of losing a loved one, but having money to help the surviving family members is important.
Our Grand Junction accident lawyers take on wrongful death cases on a contingency basis, so you do not need to add the worry of coming up with attorney fees. Our goal is to make sure that you get the money you need to help with your future.
Peters & Nolan, LLC is your ideal source for high quality legal representation throughout the state of Colorado. Known for being personable and responsive, attorneys Andrew J. Peters and Andrew Nolan are aggressive trial lawyers with an excellent record of trying and settling cases in criminal defense, DUI/DWAI and personal injury.
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