Learn more about Colorado Wrongful Death Law
Colorado's Wrongful Death Act specifies the kinds of damages that can be recovered. Our experienced Wrongful Death attorneys can go into it deeper, but for some types of damages, Colorado Wrongful Death law provides for limits on the maximum amount of damages that can be recovered. Colorado law specifies that Wrongful Death claims may be made to obtain monetary damages to cover the earnings the deceased person would have provided. Other damages that may be recovered by the law include:
- Loss of support
- Lost benefits, such as insurance, from the death
- Loss of love, companionship, comfort, care, assistance, protection, affection or care suffered by the survivor of the decedent
- In some cases, punitive damages, intended to punish wrongdoers and prevent them from harming others
Under Colorado law, a survival action may be brought by the deceased person's estate to recover expenses associated with the death such as funeral expenses and medical expenses accrued from the time of the incident to the time of death. Let our lawyers tell you if the law is on your side here.
Some common causes of Wrongful Death include:
Contact a Colorado Wrongful Death Lawyer
At Bachus & Schanker, LLC, we are Wrongful Death attorneys in Denver, Co who are experienced in handling Wrongful Death and survival claims with compassion and sensitivity. Our lawyers understand the laws and serve all of Colorado, including Ft. Collins and Colorado Springs. Our attorneys understand the difficulty in discussing and working through the death of a loved one as well as understanding the law and their rights. Our lawyers and staff will make sure you have the support and resources you need during the legal process. The team of experienced attorneys at Bachus & Schanker, LLC will fight aggressively to make sure you have the understanding of the law and the resources you need to cope with such tragedies and seek the justice you deserve to take care of you and your family now and into the future.
If you believe that one of your family members is the victim of Wrongful Death and you need a Colorado Wrongful Death attorney, contact Bachus & Schanker, LLC in Denver, Colorado. Our lawyers are prepared to act immediately to investigate your potential claim.