Wrongful Death in Alaska
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The tragic loss of a loved one is one of the most devastating experience of a lifetime. Not only must you and your family grieve, but you must also deal with the financial burdens of funeral expenses and the loss of income and support that the victim offered to their family. However, if your loved one died due to the negligent actions of another party, you may be eligible to recover monetary compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit.
At Denali Law Group, we can help you navigate the legal system in order to obtain your desired results. With more than 75 years of combined experience helping families who suffered from the wrongful death of their loved one, we are capable of recovering the compensation you deserve.
Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim
In Alaska, a wrongful death claim must be sought by the personal representative of the victim’s estate and the individual survivors of the victim, such as the spouse, children, or dependents. The surviving family member need to determine how the award damages are divided. If they cannot come to a compromise, the court will do so.
Common types of damages that are paid in wrongful death cases include the following:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Lost contributions to child or spousal support
- Loss of household
- Loss of prospective education and training
- Loss of care, comfort and guidance which would’ve been provided by the deceased
- Pain and suffering
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The victim’s estate has two years to file a wrongful death claim in the Alaskan civil court system. Our Anchorage personal injury attorneys is capable of doing whatever it takes to recover your entitled compensation while you and your family grieve in peace.
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