Wrongful Death Lawyer Portland

A death is a tragic event that is compounded when it is the result of someone else’s negligence. The emotional impact of a wrongful death can distract one from investigating the claim in a timely way. Preserving your wrongful death lawsuit claim requires immediate action. It is our lawyer’s job to act efficiently and professionally and to be responsible for pursuing the wrongful death claim and allowing you to grieve.

Role of a Portland Wrongful Death Lawyer

911 tapes, critical accident reports, medical reports or emergency medical response documents need to be preserved. Records like these may disappear over time. Valuable information and evidence must be preserved as quickly as possible. The work of a wrongful death lawyer can be invasive and demanding during this sensitive time and that is why it is important to find a lawyer that is understanding, comforting, but also diligent in collecting the right evidence. That is why our lawyer works hard to protect your emotional concerns while dealing with your legal needs.

If you or a loved one is in need of a skilled and experienced wrongful death attorney in the Portland area, please contact the Law Office of Jon Friedman now at (503) 242-1440 for your free, confidential assessment.

Here at the Law Offices of Jon Friedman in Portland, we fully appreciate the terrible consequences for any family member who has had the experience of one of their loved ones being killed as a result of somebody else’s negligence. In many cases, the emotional trauma is sufficient to deter even the most astute person from considering the prospect of seeking redress for wrongful death.Wrongful death describes a variety of ways in which a person has died due to somebody else’s actions, whether these were premeditated or not. They can include a highway fatality because of a car crash, a death in a hospital due to medical negligence or malpractice, or a fatal accident resulting from handling a faulty appliance, to name just a few examples.

Wrongful death claims are important

We believe that while pursuing a case against the person or people at fault for the death of your family member might never bring that person back again it does have considerable merit, both for your own emotional recovery but also for the public good.

Wrongful death claims can help to bring a sense of grievance against the person at fault to some sort of closure as well as publicly demonstrating that negligent actions have consequences to be reckoned with. Here at the Law Offices of Jon Friedman we strongly believe that people who behave in a reckless or negligent manner and cause injury or death to others must face the consequences of their own actions.

Wrongful death claims can also help to address the real financial needs of any family members who may have been dependent on the person or people who have died. Especially if the deceased was a breadwinner and / or the surviving family members were dependent financially on him or her, then being able to make a successful claim for compensation takes on an added measure of importance.

Let us do the hard work while you recover

Our Portland wrongful death attorneys fully understand the hurt caused by losing a loved one due to somebody else’s thoughtfulness or carelessness and aim to provide a way forward that allows you, the client, to get on with your life and recover from your loss, while we do the necessary work needed to ensure you are able to make a successful claim.

Wrongful death law is not always clear cut and usually a lot of evidence and documentation may be necessary before a successful case can be mounted. It is essential that you make contact with an attorney who has the experience to handle the sensitive nature of a wrongful death claim. Our attorneys have had years of experience of wrongful death cases and are able to assess quickly and efficiently what will be necessary to sustain a successful case against the person at fault.