A wrongful death occurs when one person is killed due to the negligent acts of another. Many of these deaths occur in serious auto accidents or because of a medical professional’s error. In these types of cases, surviving family members are entitled to seek compensation for the losses they have suffered because of their loved one’s death.
At Kuffel, Hultgrenn, Klashke, Shea & Ellerd, LLP, we represent eligible family members, including spouses, children, parents, siblings, and other dependent individuals who have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. Our attorneys are wrongful death lawyers treat clients with compassion and respect, while tirelessly working to ensure that the negligent parties are held fully accountable — for clients in Kennewick, Pasco and Richland.
Helping You Through a Difficult Time
We understand that no amount of money can make up for the loss of your loved one. However, financial damages are the only form of relief available to family members under Washington law. We will do everything in our power to secure the full measure of benefits available for your case.
Depending on the specific circumstances of your case, we may be able to pursue the following types of damages on your behalf:
- Hospital and medical bills
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of future income
- Loss of benefits and retirement income
- Loss of guidance and companionship
- General damages for pain and suffering
Contact our office to discuss your legal concerns with a lawyer. We are available during our regular business hours of 8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday. Our office is conveniently located next to the Red Lion in Pasco.