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Three Requirements for Wrongful Death Lawsuits

The loss of a loved one is difficult. In addition to the emotional impact, there’s the stress of arranging a burial or cremation. Medical bills and other financial matters add to the strain. When you suspect the death of your loved one was preventable, the grief is unimaginable. When someone’s negligence or actions caused that death, a wrongful death claim may help you gain a financial recovery of the damages. Wrongful death claims aren’t available for everyone. There are three
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What To Do When Your Doctor Is Negligent

You suspect your doctor was negligent. You’re understandably upset and want justice. Before you start accusing that doctor of medical malpractice, there are some things you should know and do. The Most Common Forms of Medical Malpractice One of the best places to start is by looking at the different types of malpractice. Does one of them fit your situation? #1 – Birth Injuries Injuries caused during birth are one of the types of medical malpractice. Many things can go
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8 Common Causes of Drowning Accidents

Drowning or near-drowning accidents are tragically common. Near-drowning is the term to describe when a person suffocates from water, but is able to be revived. Near-drowning can be fatal later without medical attention, and can cause other complications as well. Learn the most common causes of drowning and near-drowning accidents and how to prevent them. Inability to swim Young children may not be adequate swimmers or older people may never have learned to swim, but they may find their way
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Jason Jordan Tesitifies Before the Senate State Affairs Committee in Support of House Bill 1254.

On Wednesday May 3rd, Mr. Jordan was asked to testify before the Senate State Affairs Committee in support of House Bill 1254 which would remove the $436,070 cap on wrongful death damages of a minor child. Unfortunately the bill died on a party line split vote with three republicans siding with insurance companies and two democrats voting in support of grieving families. Mr. Jordan’s response to the outcome of the bill: “The messaging campaigns about “greedy trial lawyers” have been
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How Wrongful Death Lawsuits Work

A wrongful death is generally a death that occurs unnecessarily as a result of someone else’s negligence or recklessness. A wrongful death lawsuit allows for certain individuals, typically a surviving spouse, children, or parents, to sue for compensation relating to loss of income, companionship, assistance, or benefits lost as a result of the death. Some examples of wrongful death cases are car accidents, medical malpractice, and even defective products. As previously mentioned, in the state of Colorado, a spouse or children
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What is the Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death in Colorado?

What is the Colorado Wrongful Death Act? The Colorado Wrongful Death Act allows for a party to file a claim within two years, beginning on the date of the decedent’s death. However, there are quite a few exceptions that allow for the statute of limitations to be extended. Unlike other cases, such as medical malpractice or product liability, circumstances wherein the wrongful death occurred as a result of the use or operation of a motor vehicle allow the plaintiff three years
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