Losing a loved one is devastating, especially if their death was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person. When you need help, Nichols Law Group is ready to stand by your side. We are tough advocates for wrongful death victims and their suffering families. Our Portland wrongful death attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case and work to secure the compensation you deserve.
When you are going through something like the loss of a loved one, let a compassionate attorney guide you through this case. At Nichols Law Group, we will bring more than 35 years of experience to your side.
Wrongful death cases can become incredibly complex and involve intense litigation. Most grieving families do not have the resources or experience necessary to take on a defendant, their legal team, and their insurance carrier. Your Portland wrongful death attorney will thoroughly investigate what happened. They will:
Wrongful death cases in Portland arise in various ways. Nichols Law Group commonly helps families we have lost loved ones due to:
In Oregon, a surviving spouse, child, or parent of the deceased are typically allowed to recover compensation in a wrongful death claim. If none of those people are able to bring a claim or are no longer living, surviving stepchildren, grandparents, and stepparents may also be able to recover damages.
Wrongful death claims in Oregon must be filed within three years from the date of a person’s final injury. Other states set their time limits based on the date of a person’s death. Because Oregon starts the clock at the time of a person’s final injury, the time to file a wrongful death claim may be shorter than expected.
If you have lost a loved one due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of somebody else, you may be entitled to compensation for what has happened. At Nichols Law Group, we are going to investigate your case and work to secure the following:
When you need a Portland wrongful death attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 503-224-3018.