Why hire a wrongful death attorney?
The wrongful death attorneys at Parke Gordon are experienced handling wrongful death claims for heirs of a person who died due to the negligent conduct of another person. Our attorneys can evaluate whether you are entitled to bring a wrongful death claim. That determination is based on Idaho state law. Those who are entitled to recover for wrongful death are not necessarily coextensive with those who are entitled to recover under a will or other probate laws.
Call us now at (208) 322-7274 to speak to one of our wrongful death attorneys and we can evaluate whether you are entitled to bring a wrongful death claim for the death of a loved one.
When should I hire a wrongful death attorney.
You should hire a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. Our wrongful death attorneys can preserve evidence, identify heirs, and communicate with insurance adjusters. A wrongful death claim is a legal recovery that is based on statute in Idaho. The persons entitled to make a wrongful death claim and the types of damages a person is entitled to recover are set forth in the statute found in the Idaho Code 5-311. https://legislature.idaho.gov/statutesrules/idstat/title5/t5ch3/sect5-311/
The determination as to who is entitled to recover for wrongful death should be made as soon as practicable.
What types of damages are recoverable for wrongful death?
The Idaho wrongful death statute says that a person entitled to bring a wrongful death claim may recover damages that under all of the circumstances of the case may be just. That statement is vague so court opinions have interpreted what that phrase means. Call us now to discuss your wrongful death claim and we can give you more information about the damages you are entitled to recover.
How much is my wrongful death case worth?
The value of a wrongful death claim depends on the nature of the relationship between the person bringing the claim and the decedent. Further, the extent of insurance coverage and the number of heirs will impact a person’s recovery.
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Boise, Idaho Law Office
Our Boise, Idaho law office provides legal services to injury clients in and surrounding Boise, including clients injured in accidents in Boise, Nampa, Meridian, and Caldwell. Visit or call our Boise office now.
1150 W State St. #300
Boise, ID 83702