Wrongful Death Attorneys in Colorado Springs
Turn to Gaddis, Herd, Craw & Adams, P.C. at This Difficult Time
There is nothing quite as tragic as losing a loved one unexpectedly in an accident. If you have recently lost a loved one in a preventable accident and believe that negligent or reckless behavior is to blame, Gaddis, Herd, Craw & Adams, P.C. can help.
Our experienced and knowledgeable Colorado Springs wrongful death lawyers can sit down with you to discuss your situation and determine if you have grounds for a claim. We are here to support you during this difficult time so that you do not have to pursue justice on your own.
Contact us now to request a free consultation with our team. We're ready to help you and your loved ones assess your legal options.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?
Colorado law has specific rules as to who can file a wrongful death claim. According to these laws the deceased’s surviving spouse is eligible to file a wrongful death claim in the first year of the deceased’s passing. In the second years the deceased’s spouse and children and eligible to file a claim. If the deceased has no surviving spouse or children, the parents of the deceased are then able to file a claim.
How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim?
Colorado’s statute of limitations on wrongful death claims is two years. This means you have two years from the date of your loved one’s passing to file a claim or you will most likely lose your right to file and recover compensation. Colorado has more complex laws when it comes to wrongful death claim than other states, as discussed above. Contact Gaddis, Herd, Craw & Adams, P.C. today to learn more about how the statute of limitations may affect your case and how we can help you. Initial consultations are always free.
What Qualifies as Wrongful Death in Colorado?
When a person dies as a result of reckless conduct or negligent action, the victim's surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. These suits can be long and complicated, depending on the circumstances of the accident. Having Gaddis, Herd, Craw & Adams, P.C. on your side can go a long way, especially when it comes to proving liability. We work hard to gather evidence and build a compelling case that illustrates your family's eligibility for relief.
You May Be Entitled to Compensation
We strive to recover compensation for the following:
- Lost wages
- Lost emotional support
- Medical bills
- Funeral expenses
- Emotional distress
Let Us Seek Justice on Your Behalf
If your family member or loved one has passed away, you are likely experiencing significant distress. It can be overwhelming to think about taking legal action while you are recovering from a loss of this magnitude. We are here to help guide you and provide you with vigilant, resilient advocacy. Call us today for a consultation to discuss your case!
If you would like to speak with a wrongful death lawyer, contact us online or call (719) 249-6240 today. We offer free, no-obligation consulstations so you have nothing to lose calling us today.
Delayed Diagnosis $2,100,000
Widowed Father Recovers $1.475 Million $1,475,000
Motorcycle Injury $1,250,000
Medical Malpractice $1,000,000
$1 Million Recovery following Mother’s Wrongful Death $1,000,000
$995,000 for Loss of Personal Dignity $995,000
Injured Surgeon Recovers $925,000 $925,000
Car Accident $800,000
Bicycle Accident $650,000
Insurance Bad Faith $600,000
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