Gabroy | Messer will provide you with a lawyer who will represent you in a fatal car accident that results in the death of a loved one. In Clark County, Las Vegas, and Henderson, car crashes are common. These collisions can be minor and cause minimal property damage in the best case scenario. The worst-case scenario is often what happens. If you lose a spouse or child in a fatal crash, we are here to help.
Your family and you may be eligible for compensation after a fatal car accident. To discuss the possibility of a wrongful-death lawsuit following a fatal accident, contact Gabroy | Messer online. Free initial consultations are available.
Las Vegas – Common Types Of Fatal Car Accidents
The following are some of the most fatal collisions:
- Drunk driving
- Head-on collisions
- Rollover accidents
- High-speed collisions
- Accidents involving 18-wheelers
- Motorcycle accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Aggressive driving and road rage incidents
- Red light running
- Distracted driving
No matter what type of collision caused your loved one’s death, don’t hesitate to contact us. An experienced lawyer in fatal car accidents will investigate the accident and give advice to your family about the strength and validity of a wrongful-death claim.
What Happens After An Accident In A Car?
You and your family will have to deal with financial and practical repercussions after your loved one dies from their accident injuries.
It is your responsibility to arrange for the cremation or burial of your loved one. You must plan a memorial, wake, or funeral. These events must be paid for by someone. You and your family are also forced to deal with your grief. You and your family will feel the loss of your spouse every day, as you care for your children or re-imagine your budget with one income.
It is crucial to think about how your family will be paid for the pain and suffering they have suffered in the aftermath of a fatal car accident. You may immediately think of a wrongful-death car accident settlement.
We all agree that an insurance settlement is the best outcome for your claim. However, it isn’t always easy to get a payout. For assistance with filing a wrongful-death lawsuit and the insurance claim process, we recommend that you contact a lawyer who specializes in fatal car accidents.
How Our Lawyers Can Help
We will help you:
- Investigate thoroughly the cause of the fatal accident.
- Analyze and gather evidence including photos, videos, and eyewitness testimony.
- Hire any expert witnesses such as an accident reconstructionist.
- Talk to the insurance company of the at-fault driver.
- Identify any other insurance policies that may be relevant, such as those of a vehicle owner, a business, or a rental agency.
- Calculate the amount of your wrongful-death damages
- Continue our investigation and file a wrongful-death lawsuit
- Settle your claim through an insurance settlement, or take the case to trial.
We are aware that you might have lost a spouse, parent, or child within the last few days or weeks. It is possible that you aren’t sure what to do next, or how to deal with financial and insurance issues. To schedule your complimentary consultation, call Gabroy | Messer Injury Lawyers today. We are here for you.
Filling A Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Some fatal car accidents do not give rise to a lawsuit for wrongful death. You may have the right to file a wrongful death claim if your relative was killed by another person’s negligence, recklessness, or malicious acts. You can also file a claim against the estate’s personal representative to seek compensation for losses and expenses.
NRS 41.085 allows the heirs of a deceased person to file a lawsuit and seek compensation. A surviving spouse, children, or parents are considered to be the heirs. Talk to a fatal car accident lawyer if you have any doubts about whether or not you should file a lawsuit for wrongful death.
For several reasons, we may recommend that you file a wrongful-death lawsuit. We will continue investigating the accident during litigation. If the at-fault party controls valuable information, this is an important process.
It is a good idea to file a lawsuit even if you do not expect to be paid. Insurance companies will try to minimize their liability as much as possible. You can show the insurer that you are prepared to go to court and have leverage in settlement negotiations.
In the event that an insurer denies your claim, or refuses to settle for fair compensation, it is important to file a lawsuit. You have the right to file a lawsuit to bring your case to trial.
Can I Receive A Payout From Insurance For A Car Accident Dated?
Although it may be possible to get insurance coverage for a death in a car accident, this will depend on the facts. To obtain a settlement, you must have the relevant insurance policy.
You must show proof that the policyholder is liable for the death of your loved one if there is more than one policy covering the fatal crash.
Also, you must determine the financial and emotional value of your damages.
Fatal Car Accident Compensation
We will fight for you and your family to get the settlement or award of a court order for wrongful death to compensate for your:
- Suffering and grief
- Loss of support
- Loss of companionship and society, comfort, or consortium
- Suffering and pain of relatives
- Disfigurement of a relative
The creditors of your relative cannot take any compensation you or your family receive.
Personal representatives can seek compensation for special damages caused by the estate. This includes funeral expenses and medical bills. This compensation can be used to pay creditors.
We Get Results For Fatal Car Accident Victims
You deserve justice and compensation if you have lost a family member in an accident. Losing a spouse or parent is a devastating financial event. Your spouse may have been able to provide the income necessary for your mortgage, insurance, utilities, or other financial obligations. You may have shared the household and childcare. You suddenly have to pay for daycare and a nanny. It is now more difficult to cook, clean, and grocery shop.
Gabroy | Messer has the right team to represent you and your family. We will pursue maximum compensation for your loss as well as any resulting expenses. Contact us online to schedule a consultation or call 702-259-7777 for a free consultation.