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02. Wrongful Death

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Wrongful Death Law

Few things will compare to the emotional impact of losing a loved one. What can make it harder for surviving family members to carry on, however, is when another’s negligence or misconduct leads to the loss. Apart from the emotional trauma you may experience, it can be stressful dealing with other pressing issues such as expenses related to the death and sudden loss of income.

If you are planning to pursue legal action, reach out to Platis Law Group , by calling (425) 776-3888 to see how a Snohomish County Wrongful Death Lawyer can help. During these trying times, you need the support of someone who can guide you through the legal system and discuss a possible resolution.

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Wrongful Death in Washington State

If a negligent act caused your family member’s death, you might be entitled to file a lawsuit in Snohomish County. It is essential to understand that a civil suit is different from criminal prosecution. During a wrongful death case, compensation for the loss of a loved one is the priority. Family members can recover certain damages depending on the circumstances of the case.

On the other hand, a criminal case seeks to penalize the offender. The focus is more on the guilty party’s misconduct and not on paying money damages. Punishment can include prison time and payment of government fines.

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