What you’re dealing with right now is incredibly difficult. The untimely death of a loved one is one of the most painful things that any family will go through. We understand that the last thing that you want to deal with during this emotional time is litigation. Unfortunately, harsh financial realities must be faced. Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Attorney Lance D. Youd doesn’t view you as just another client, he sees you as a family in need of a helping hand. He wants to see that justice is served.
In the unfortunate case of wrongful death, it’s usually up to the victim’s family to initiate a lawsuit. However, it’s often too exhausting and emotionally trying for families to focus on their legal rights during such a difficult time. Don’t worry — we’ll take care of the legal issues while you take care of your family. At the Youd Law Firm, we’ve been representing individuals and families since 1993. Salem, Oregon Attorney Lance D. Youd is sensitive to your concerns and will work with you to establish the right case for your situation.
The Youd Law Firm will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of the case. We’ll determine all the responsible parties, whether the fatality was caused by a defective product, or a car, truck, or boating accident. The Youd Law Firm will then work with financial experts to determine the monetary value of the damages you have suffered.
In Wrongful Death Cases, the Bereaved Often Recoup the Following
- Funeral Expenses
- Medical Expenses
- Lost Wages (From the Time of Injury to Death)
- Loss of Earning Potential (From the Time of Death Based Upon the Decedent's Life Expectancy)
- Loss of Companionship & Services (In the Case of Certain Family Members)
- Pain & Suffering
- Other Out-of-Pocket Expenses