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Albuquerque Wrongful Death Lawyer

If You've Lost a Loved One, Contact Our Firm Today

Losing a loved one in a preventable accident caused by another party’s negligence is both heartrending and infuriating. In order to find some sense of closure and justice, you may need to file a wrongful death claim against the accountable parties. Michael J. Doyle, Attorney at Law, can help you create and manage your case. From analyzing the scene of the accident in great detail to speaking with medical professionals and insurance companies, our goal is to do the most we can so you can focus on coming to terms with your loss and finding peace of mind again.

Contact our Albuquerque personal injury attorney today for the compassionate legal representation you deserve.

New Mexico Wrongful Death Compensation Cases

Every wrongful death case is unique to the circumstances that led to the accident. Depending on who is the decedent and who caused the incident, you may be able to seek compensation that covers a range of damages.

When building your case, we will consider the following damages:

  • Burial and funeral costs
  • Medical costs related to accident
  • Wages or income the decedent would have eventually earned
  • Emotional support or companionship lost
  • Loss of potential inheritance
  • Decedent’s pain and suffering due to accident

As with many other states, New Mexico State law allows close relatives to file a wrongful death case. However, if no direct representative will file a case, the court may actually choose someone else to do so. In some cases, this could be a close colleague or more distant relative.

Free Consultation When You Need It

Our Albuquerque wrongful death lawyers do not want to rush you into any decisions, but you should be aware that you are only permitted a certain amount of time to file a wrongful death lawsuit; once that time expires, you will be unable to take legal action. If you would like to know more about your legal options but are not quite ready to commit, we encourage you to request a free case evaluation with our personal injury attorney. We can sit down with you and listen closely to your claims.

Call our firm at (505) 219-2176 today for more information.

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