In Idaho, when someone’s negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct results in another person’s death, surviving family members may have a legal claim for compensation. If you have lost a loved one as a result of someone’s misconduct, a wrongful death claim may be the best way to protect your family’s financial future.
Attorneys at Tillmann Law understand that the death of a family member can be emotionally devastating, especially if the fatal injuries could have been avoided. We represent surviving family members in wrongful death claims against all responsible parties. Contact our office to schedule a free consultation with a Boise wrongful death attorney.
Wrongful death claims are intended to compensate surviving family members for their losses caused by their loved ones’ death. In Idaho, heirs of the decedent or personal representatives (for the benefit of surviving family members) may file wrongful death claims. In general, heirs are children, spouses, parents, and certain other family members and dependents. A wrongful death attorney can help you identify qualified claimants.
As mentioned above, wrongful death claims are made to compensate family members for their losses. In Idaho, recoverable compensation may include loss of the decedent’s financial support, medical bills, funeral costs, loss of the decedent’s society, and the value of the decedent’s household services.
Idaho law provides that surviving family members may have a cause of action for wrongful death when someone else’s negligence or misconduct caused their loved one’s death. Common types of wrongful death cases include the following:
In general, surviving family members and personal representatives have two years to file a wrongful death claim. It is critical to contact a legal representative as soon as possible to preserve your claim and your right to collect compensation for your losses.
Our attorneys understand that you and your family might be facing many challenges while going through the grieving process. Our compassionate attorneys will handle your claim with care and respect. We will ensure that your questions are answered and your rights are protected while pursuing the best possible legal outcome for you and your family. Contact Tillmann Law online or by calling (503) 683-8113 to schedule your free and confidential consultation with a Boise wrongful death attorney.