Wrongful Death LawyerServing Deschutes County and Litigating Throughout Oregon
Bend Wrongful Death Lawyers
Representing Families Throughout Deschutes County, OR
Grieving from a death in the family is one of the most trying times in a person’s life. If your loved one died because of another individual’s careless behavior, the pain and anger can be all-consuming. You want justice for your family and deceased loved one. While a settlement won’t bring your loved one back or do much to alleviate the grieving process, bringing a careless person to justice can ease some of the anger associated with a needless death caused by someone else’s reckless behavior.
At Miller & Hopp, we have helped countless grieving families secure the compensation and the justice they deserved in wrongful death lawsuits. We understand the trauma of losing a loved one who oftentimes has been a major breadwinner or caregiver for the family. Our firm will aggressively pursue the compensation you need and deserve at such a critical time. You will pay nothing upfront; we only work on a contingency basis.
Oregon Wrongful Death Law
A deceased individual’s surviving family members can file a wrongful death claim in the state of Oregon if the person’s death was the result of another’s negligence.
Family members who can legally file a wrongful death claim can include:
- The surviving spouse
- Surviving children
- Surviving partner
- Surviving parents
- Beneficiaries of the decedent’s estate and property
Our experienced wrongful death lawyers at Miller & Hopp can file a lawsuit if an individual died under the following negligent circumstances:
- Auto, truck, motorcycle, pedestrian, and bicycle accidents
- Nursing home abuse
- Slip and fall accidents
- Workplace and construction accidents
- Drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter accidents
Our experienced wrongful death attorneys can file a lawsuit on your family’s behalf for other negligent actions that resulted in your loved one’s passing. The case would have to prove the following conditions to obtain damages on your behalf:
- The negligent party acted carelessly or recklessly, or they failed to act.
- If your loved one had survived the accident, he or she would have been entitled to damages.
- As surviving family members of the deceased person, you have been negatively impacted by your loved one’s death.
Compassionate Representation for Your Wrongful Death Claim
Miller & Hopp’s experienced and caring wrongful death lawyers will fight for your family and your deceased loved one’s legacy. We’re committed to obtaining financial compensation for your pain and suffering and we’re here to answer your questions about financial, legal, and insurance issues that often arise as a result of an untimely and wrongful death. We understand that your loved one was a friend, a parent, a child, or a beloved family member and not just a case number.
Wrongful death claims are subject to complex proceedings and statutes. It is critical that you speak to a knowledgeable attorney so you know your family’s rights and options. When you contact us for your free injury consultation, we’ll create a suitable and effective strategy for litigation.
Get the advice and counsel you need in the aftermath of wrongful death. Connect with Miller & Hopp to speak to one of our Bend wrongful death attorneys today.
At Miller & Hopp, we represent clients in many types of negligence-based accidents that result in injuries and damages. Under Oregon law, you have legal rights in seeking compensation for what you have endured, from past and predicted future medical expenses to pain and suffering, emotional anguish, income loss, and more.
With 50 years of combined experience, the lawyers at Miller & Hopp Attorneys at Law have the skills and knowledge to confront legal issues in any area related to your case.
Miller & Hopp Attorneys at Law encompasses an extensive range of practice areas. We do not limit our practice or focus to one particular area of law. Our firm can use different strategies that will be most beneficial to the specifics of your case.
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