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Accidental Death

Accidental or wrongful death is caused by the negligence, or willful misconduct of another person. Losing a family member in an accidental death causes shock, anger and confusion. If you have lost someone due to an accidental death, you should gain restitution by filing an accidental death lawsuit in Denver.

The Denver wrongful death attorneys at Purvis Thomson, LLP, have won numerous accidental death cases in Colorado over the years.

According to recent statistics, the number one cause of accidental deaths in the United States is motor vehicle accidents. The top reasons these motor vehicle accidents occur are speeding, distractions, and not wearing a seat belt. Family members have two years if the death occurred due to a personal injury. That’s why time is of the essence in selecting an attorney.

The Frequency Of Accidental Deaths

Consider these frightening facts from research done by the National Safety Council on accidental deaths in the United States:

  • Every five minutes someone is killed by an accident.
  • Accidents are the fifth leading cause of deaths.
  • Accidents are the leading cause of death for people between the ages of 1-41.

Although money cannot compensate you for your loss, it can help build your family’s future and provide security. Monetary damages can be claimed for future loss of earnings and support, loss of love and affection, grief, pain and suffering, medical and funeral expenses, mental distress, and loss of companionship. If your spouse wasn’t employed, you are still entitled to receive compensation for the care and support that she or he provided to your family.

The success of your accidental death lawsuit in Denver and Boulder, and the size of your monetary award depends on the knowledge, skill and experience of the law firm you select. Contact the experienced Colorado attorneys at Purvis Thomson, LLP, toll free at 303-442-3366 or by the email web form.