Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences anyone can go through. The pain is made even worse when the loss was caused by a preventable accident like a car accident, surgical error, or lethal prescription drug. In the blink of an eye, your entire world can be turned upside down. This report was written for the surviving family members who believe that the death of their loved one was preventable and want to seek restitution through the civil claims process. A Virginia wrongful death claim is a way to make sure that whoever was at fault fully understands the impact of their actions.
This in-depth legal guide was authored by our experienced wrongful death attorney team. We have represented family members who lost brothers, sisters, parents, or minors/children in terrible accidents and we have secured major settlements and jury awards on their behalf.
The guide provides important information like:
- The statute of limitations for a wrongful death claim
- The types of damages that can be pursued
- Who can be appointed as a personal representative