At Willoughby Shulman Injury Lawyers, we understand there are few experiences more devastating than the loss of a loved one. Worse still is when that loss is due to the negligence of another and could have been avoided. We are sensitive to the grieving process and do our best to navigate the legal process without causing additional stress or burden to surviving family members.

Wrongful death cases occur in any situation where someone loses their life due to another person’s or business’ action. This includes a death resulting from an automobile accident, a slip/trip-and-fall, a defective product, medical malpractice, or any other negligent or willful act.  A wrongful death claim is intended to make the party or parties responsible for the death pay for the losses of the victim who was killed, as well as the losses of the family members who were left behind.

The administrator of the deceased’s estate and the deceased’s close family members can bring wrongful death cases. Under Nevada law, certain family members can recover for his or her own grief or sorrow, loss of probable support, companionship, society, comfort and consortium, as well as damages for pain, suffering or disfigurement of the decedent. The estate can recover punitive damages, medical expenses and funeral expenses.

It is always difficult to determine exactly how much compensation is appropriate in a wrongful death case. Placing a value on a human life is challenging in any situation. Factors to be considered include the relationship between the family member bringing the claim and the deceased, as well as the loss of financial support that the deceased victim would have provided to the family members left behind. Also important is the conduct of the person or business at fault.

At Willoughby Shulman Injury Lawyers, we will help guide you through this complicated process and give you the representation you need and deserve during this difficult time.

Contact a Wrongful Death Attorney at our Firm. Call (702) 852-6688.

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As a trusted personal injury law firm, Willoughby Shulman Injury Lawyers has been helping clients across a wide range of injury claims including slip and fall injuries, car accidents, workers compensation claims, and more. In 2022, we were voted a Top Ranked law firm because of our commitment to our clients. At our law firm, we say, “Every Client Matters” and we mean it. Meet with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys today over a no risk, free consultation.

Testimonials

"Steve and Eric have represented several of my friends over the last five years. All of them have been thrilled with the results and the customer service. They are the best in town!"

Meredith W.

"I am so happy and grateful for Steven and his team. They worked hard on my case, got the hospital and doctors offices to lower their bills and he even lowered his fees to make sure I got more money than the firm. I am very satisfied and would recommend this firm for professional good values and more. Thanks again for everything."

DeeDee B.

"I was completely overwhelmed after my car accident and choosing Willoughby Shulman was the best decision that I could’ve made. They guided me through the entire process and my outcome exceeded all of my expectations. They were always available to answer my questions, returned my calls promptly, and kept me updated on the progress of my case. I have the highest respect and appreciation for them."

Shelly M.

Our Case Results

Wrongful Death

$4,025,000

Dog Attacks

$200,000

Auto Accident

$2,345,000

Defective Products

$100,000

Pedestrian Accidents

$1,265,000

Medical Malpractice

$320,000

Slip & Fall

$2,525,000

What We Mean By “Every Client Matters”

 

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