Wrongful Death

Let an Oregon Wrongful Death Lawyer Help You Pursue Justice

We understand how difficult it is to lose a loved one under any circumstance. When negligence or somebody's wrongdoing has caused the death, the pain and heartbreak can be unbearable. At Zbinden & Curtis, we understand that Oregon and Washington families who lost loved ones in a wrongful death deserve justice and deserve to be treated with dignity, respect and compassion.

In difficult times, you will need an experienced advocate on our side. Choose Zbinden & Curtis. An Oregon wrongful death lawyer or Washington wrongful death attorney is prepared to sit down with you and discuss your legal options.

We tirelessly pursue compensation for our clients. We help them recover financially from their losses so they can move on with their lives.

If you have lost a loved one, you may be entitled to compensation, including:

  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of support services
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Loss of benefits
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of inheritance
  • Punitive damages
  • General damages
  • Loss of companionship

In wrongful death cases, the insurance companies may try to place blame on the actions of the person who died. Zbinden & Curtis is familiar with the tactics the insurance companies take to minimize claims and compensation. We know how to respond. We take aggressive action against the insurance companies and fight for every penny our clients rightfully deserve. Our law firm is skilled at examining all the details in the case needed to prove negligence and determine responsibility. If you require the services of a Washington or Oregon wrongful death attorney, rely on our firm.

Wrongful Death Statutes Vary

Wrongful death laws vary from state to state. Generally, you may be entitled to compensation in a wrongful death case if you have lost a spouse, parent, or child due to an act of negligence.

Just about any accident has a risk of death. Some accidents are the result of someone's negligence, recklessness or when a party has shown gross negligence in the care, protection, or well-being of another individual. When the reckless or negligent party's actions result in a death, the deceased's family may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible parties. A wrongful death case may or may not involve criminal charges. A wrongful death case may be connected to any of the following cases, including:

If you suffered the loss of a loved one through a wrongful death, don't delay taking action. The statute of limitations limits the time you have to initiate legal proceedings. In Oregon, you generally have two years from the time of death to begin legal proceedings. Don't wait until the last minute.

Contact a Wrongful Death Lawyer

At Zbinden & Curtis, serving Oregon and Washington clients, we fight hard to protect the rights of the injured. Contact our law firm today. Call (503) 287-5000 for a free and confidential initial consultation.

Your case is about more than just money. It's about justice and making sure your family gets the attention and closure they rightfully deserve.

We Take Extra Steps for Our Clients

We have Spanish speaking personnel available. Se Habla Español. A Russian interpreter also is available.

For clients who have transportation issues due to serious injury or are unable to travel, we will gladly come to your home or the hospital.

We will explain the legal process and begin steps needed to represent you in your personal injury claim.

Contact a Washington and Oregon Personal Injury Attorney

Zbinden & Curtis are Washington and Oregon personal injury attorneys who thrive on working hard for accident victims. Insurance companies have teams of attorneys protecting their interests. It’s time to level the playing field. Contact our firm. We can protect your rights.

When you get in touch with us, we can arrange a free consultation. There is no obligation, and you don’t pay us a fee unless we collect monetary compensation.