Arizona Personal Injury

Wrongful Death – Accident Injury Lawyers – Arizona

Wrongful Death Case - Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyer – Burg Simpson ArizonaWhether it is a traffic accident, an unsafe worksite or a dangerous consumer product, fatal accidents occur every day. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control reports that fatal accidents are the fourth-leading cause of death, taking the lives of more than 130,000 Americans annually. If you have lost a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, you need the help of a Phoenix personal injury law firm like Burg Simpson Arizona.

While the three most common causes of unintentional deaths are falls, motor vehicle accidents, and accidental poisonings, these tragic accidents also can occur as a result of:

  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Carbon Monoxide Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Drunk or Distracted Driving Accidents
  • Explosions
  • Marine Accidents
  • Premises Liability Incidents, such as a slip and fall injury
  • Product Liability Incidents, such as defective playground equipment
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Workplace Accidents

If you have suffered the unimaginable loss of a family member because of an accident, get in touch with a Phoenix injury attorney as soon as possible. Call Burg Simpson’s Arizona office at 602-777-7000 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation form right away.

Arizona law sets strict parameters for who can file a wrongful death claim, such as:

  • The surviving spouse
  • Any surviving child
  • A surviving parent or guardian
  • The personal representative of the surviving spouse, child, parent, or guardian; or the personal representative of the estate

Finally, if the victim was a minor at the time of death, Arizona law provides that either of the child's parents or a legal guardian is allowed to file a wrongful death claim. If a loved one has died in an accident, contact one of our accident injury lawyers by calling 602-777-7000.

Arizona wrongful death claims involve two types of damages:

Losses suffered by the victim’s estate, such as:

  • Funeral/burial costs
  • Medical expenses incurred during treatment before death
  • Lost income
  • Repair/replacement of any real property that may have been damaged in the accident
  • Pain and suffering

The second type of damages include the losses inflicted on the surviving family members, such as:

  • Loss of household services
  • Loss of care, companionship, and/or guidance
  • Pain and suffering

When family members win a wrongful death case, it is initially up to them to decide how to distribute the award. If a dispute arises, however, the court can dictate the terms of disbursement. If your family is suffering through the loss of a loved one, get help from an experienced Arizona personal injury lawyer. Call Burg Simpson today at 602-777-7000.

Contact Our Burg Simpson Phoenix Lawyers

If you have lost a loved one because of someone’s negligence, call a Phoenix accident lawyer before it’s too late. In Arizona, you only have two years from the date of the accident to file a wrongful death claim. Call the Phoenix office of Burg Simpson as soon as possible at 602-777-7000 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form.

 August 20, 2019

Colorado and Company Interviews Burg Simpson’s Personal Injury Lawyers

Colorado and Company Interviews Burg Simpson’s Personal Injury Lawyers. Shareholders Peter W. Burg and Stephen J. Burg Discuss What to Do Following a Crash. If you have experienced a vehicle-related injury through the carelessness of another party, you could be eligible for damages for your pain, suffering, and loss. The Denver personal injury lawyers at… Read more »

 August 15, 2019

Burg Simpson Congratulates Our Best Lawyers in America!

Twenty-Seven Burg Simpson Attorneys named as The Best Lawyers in America ® 2020. Four lawyers were named 2020 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Their Practice Areas and Regions Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., one of America’s foremost plaintiff trial firms, is proud to announce the Best Lawyers in America accolades for… Read more »

 August 5, 2019

Bicycle Crashes: The Blame Game

Bicycle Crashes: The Blame Game By David P. Hersh, Shareholder and Avid Cyclist When it comes to crashes between cyclists and motor vehicles, it is essential to establish who is at fault for causing the accident.  Tort law in America operates on a system of responsibility – those who ride or drive on public ways… Read more »

 August 1, 2019

Michael Burg Discusses the Opioid Epidemic Litigation

Michael Burg Discusses the Opioid Epidemic Litigation. Michael Burg, shareholder and founder of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, recently appeared on the Ross Kaminski Show on KHOW to discuss the current opioid epidemic, and how the opioid lawsuit is seeking to hold drugmakers accountable for opioid-related addictions, injuries, and deaths. Michael Burg is one… Read more »

Burg Simpson | We Are Here To Help

 April 5, 2019

Burg Simpson | We Are Here To Help

Burg Simpson is a law firm committed to helping injured people rebuild their lives after a serious accident or injury. Our trial lawyers have handled nearly every kind of injury or wrongful death case. The team at Burg Simpson has the resources, nationwide reputation, or proven track record of success when it comes to helping… Read more »

Becoming Whole Again

 April 4, 2019

Becoming Whole Again

If you or a loved one has suffered a loss due to an injury or death because of the negligence of another, you are entitled to receive full and fair compensation for your pain and suffering. Burg Simpson’s office in Arizona can help you navigate your personal injury claim. Burg Simpson attorney, Scott A. Ambrose… Read more »

Arizona Medical Malpractice Team

 April 4, 2019

Arizona Medical Malpractice Team

Burg Simpson’s Arizona medical malpractice team is dedicated to helping seriously injured victims fight for their rights. Our Arizona medical malpractice team has over 75 years of combined experience in the medical malpractice arena. Burg Simpson associate Ronda Kelso worked as a nurse prior to entering the legal field. Ms. Kelso has the legal experience… Read more »

Burg Simpson Is About Changing Lives For The Better – That Is What We Do.

 April 4, 2019

Burg Simpson Is About Changing Lives For The Better – That Is What We Do.

Burg Simpson is a highly skilled team of trial lawyers with 40+ years of experience.  Our firm is not in it for a quick settlement or a quick check. It is our job to hold those accountable for the injuries and damages they have caused. Our goal is to get you justice and the settlement… Read more »

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