Wrongful Death Attorney Albuquerque
According to New Mexican law, a wrongful death is caused by a neglectful decision, an act of failure, or a criminal offense. If one of your family members has died due to any of the aforementioned claims, the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson are here to support you.
Suffering through an injury or supporting someone through an injury is difficult as it is, but when someone you love dies at the hands of an avoidable act you lose more than just money, you feel as though you lost power. The Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson, with their extensive experience, are here to help you regain that power, along with any financial compensation for what you have suffered through.
If your family member has been wrongfully subjected to harm that resulted in death due to the negligence of someone else, contact the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson today to schedule a consultation so we can evaluate and listen to your story.
Services We Provide in a Wrongful Death Case
Similar to a personal injury case, a wrongful death case can take time, energy, and resources. The similarities between personal injury law and wrongful death law do not stop there. In order to bring forth a successful wrongful death case, the criteria of personal injury law must be met. Rephrased, a successful wrongful death case is a personal injury case that resulted in death.
This means that the steps needed to take when forming a wrongful death case, are similar to a personal injury case. We will ensure these steps are followed to create a winning case for you. These steps include:
- Evaluating your case based on your testimony.
- Investigating circumstances that lead to death.
- Reviewing police reports and statements from witnesses.
- Determining who is at fault.
- Educating you on your legal rights.
- Filling a claim on behalf of you and your family.
Only someone appointed by a will or appointed by the court as a personal representative can file a wrongful death claim. If any of these representatives relieve themselves of this duty, due to an array of reasons, then one of our wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson will be appointed to file your claim. We are on your side and believe in acting as not only legal counsel, but moral and emotional support through this time.
Statute of Limitations For a Wrongful Death Claim?
The length of time allotted to file a wrongful death claim differs from state to state. In New Mexico, there is a statute of limitations of three years. Even with this amount of time, our attorneys at the Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson are equipped to provide you with the most urgent service.
We will be swift in forming a case, while being diligent and taking into consideration all necessary factors. The process can be grueling, so we want to make sure it moves as swiftly as possible for you.
Why Choose the Offices of Erika E. Anderson For Your Wrongful Death Case?
The Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson have been trained for these challenging and damaging situations. Per the course with any of the cases we take on, we approach your case with active empathy and in-house knowledge.
The non-monetary damages that result from a wrongful death can outweigh the financial damages. You have lossed love and gone through pain and suffering, but have still managed to make it out on the other side. We want to help you with the next step
The next step is to contact an attorney who specializes in wrongful death claims. The Law Offices of Erika E. Anderson have the knowledge, experience, and support you need, contact us today.