Death is part of life, but when another party’s negligence is the cause of someone’s death, you have the right to pursue compensation for the loss of your beloved family member. At Jividen Law Offices, PLLC in West Virginia, our wrongful death team is committed to helping surviving family members hold the responsible party liable for their loss. Our founding attorney has more than three decades of experience and a track record of proven success. We also understand what a difficult time this must be for you and your family, which is why we accept cases on a contingency fee basis. You will not owe us any legal fees until we win your case!
Every state has its own rules as to which survivors can legally file a wrongful death claim. In the state of West Virginia, the following surviving family members can file a wrongful death claim:
If you are eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit, you should also be aware of the statute of limitations. There is a time limit for filing a wrongful death lawsuit and, in West Virginia, the statute of limitations for bringing your case to court is two years, beginning on the date of the person’s death. That said, there are some exceptions to this rule, so reach out to Jividen Law Offices, PLLC as soon as possible to discuss the details of your case.
When your loved one passes away due to negligence or recklessness, you deserve to seek justice for their death by filing a wrongful death claim. These types of claims can often be challenging and complex, so it is important to hire competent legal representation to help make this difficult time a bit easier for you and your family.
There are four elements of proof required for successful wrongful death claims:
If successful, the compensation you receive in your wrongful death can cover a variety of economic and non-economic damages, including:
When you choose to work with Jividen Law Offices, PLLC in West Virginia, you will receive the assistance of a team that is dedicated to providing knowledgeable and compassionate legal guidance on behalf of those who have lost a loved one. Additionally, we are also lifetime members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and have recovered over $1 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients.
I was represented by the lawyers at Jividen Law Office for the unfortunate and untimely death of my husband. I knew this could be a difficult case but the lawyers at Jividen Law Office jumped in and prepared the case for trial. The insurance company saw that they were all business and prepared to try the case, if necessary.
The staff at Jividen Law Office was always friendly and helpful to me going through this very difficult case and was always available to answer my questions.
Suffice it to say, we received a very good settlement on the eve of trial and I will always be thankful for Jividen Law Office for the help that they provided me in this matter.
Losing a loved one is a difficult and overwhelming experience. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit is probably the last thing on your mind, but you should not miss your chance to hold the responsible party liable. At Jividen Law Offices, PLLC, we will handle your case while you focus on coping with this loss.
Contact our law firm in West Virginia today at (304) 232-8888 to schedule a complimentary case review with our esteemed attorney. You will not owe us legal fees until we win your case.