Las Vegas Wrongful Death Attorneys
Lost a Loved One Due to Wrongful Death?
The experience of losing a loved one can be both emotionally and physically
crippling. In addition to dealing with the immense grief and loss you
feel, you may also have to deal with funeral expenses, any medical bills,
and the loss of an income. If your loved one’s death is the result
of another’s recklessness or negligence, you could be entitled to
recover damages from the liable party under Nevada law. Our Las Vegas
wrongful death attorneys work to take the burden of pursuing these damages
off your shoulders so that you can continue to focus on healing.
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Causes of Wrongful Death Claims
There are a variety of different reasons for wrongful death. Because Nevada
is a modified comparative fault state, there may be issues claiming damages
if the deceased person was at fault to any degree. We can help you sort
this out effectively.
Some of the most common causes for wrongful death are:
What are the attainable damages?
There are two kinds of damages recoverable from a wrongful death situation.
The first is damages recovered on behalf of the deceased person’s
estate by his or her personal representative. These damages can cover
special damages, exemplary damages, or punitive damages that the person
would have recovered if he or she lived for things such as medical expenses.
These damages are liable to any debts owed by the deceased person unless
specifically exempted by law.
The other kind of damages recoverable from a wrongful death case are for
a heir’s grief, sorrow, loss of probable support, companionship,
society, comfort, and consortium. The heir can also recover damages for
pain, suffering, and disfigurement of the deceased person. None of these
damages are liable to debts incurred by the deceased person or his or
Oronoz, Ericsson & Gaffney LLC measures both your losses and the losses of your loved one’s estate
to determine the maximum payout, and we fight for this amount in court
Our Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers are Here to Help You
Putting a dollar amount on your loved one’s life may seem like an
impossible task. His or her presence in your life was priceless. However,
in the case of recklessness or negligence of another, you deserve to recover
financial damage caused by loss of a household income, medical bills,
and funeral charges, as well as damages such as grief, sorrow, and loss
of consortium. Our compassionate team will handle your case delicately
with you while aggressively pursuing the compensation you deserve for
more than three decades of combined experience, Oronoz, Ericsson & Gaffney LLC will do anything it takes to help you
receive a favorable resolution, even if it means taking a big insurance
company to trial. We will investigate your claim and pursue your damages
for you while you grieve. Plus, we work on a contingency basis –
which means we don’t get paid until you recover your damages.
Call (702) 904-8858
to reach our
Las Vegas personal injury attorneys