Oregon Wrongful Death
An Oregon wrongful death affects everyone. When a loved one is killed through the negligent act of another person or company, your life is changed forever. The loss of companionship, loss of income, loss of a mother or father to help raise the children, loss of a child and all the lost memories, none of these can ever be replaced. During these times of great stress and sorrow you need a champion in your corner to defend your rights and hold the negligent person or company accountable for the actions that lead to the wrongful death of your loved one.
The wrongful death lawyers at Huegli Fraser PC know how difficult this process can be for you and your family. We have the experience in wrongful death cases to pursue your claims and stand up against the insurance companies on your behalf. We’ve secured awards in excess of $35 million in wrongful death claims including the largest pure wrongful death jury verdict in Oregon history.
In general, a claim for wrongful death in Oregon
shall be commenced within three years after the injury causing the death of the decedent is discovered or reasonably should have been discovered by the decedent, by the personal representative.
Non-economic damages are limited to $500,000, however the decedent’s estate may still recover for the pain and suffering while the decedent was alive and lost future income among other damages.
If you lost a loved one due to the negligent act of another and need a wrongful death lawyer, contact Huegli Fraser PC for a free consultation.