Primm Wrongful Death Lawyer

Primm Wrongful Death Attorney

In the blink of an eye, a tragedy can take the life of a loved one. Workplace accidents, car wrecks, and product defects are just a few of the more common incidents that can lead to fatal injuries. At Easton & Easton, we treat survivor clients with compassion and care. Having the right Primm wrongful death lawyer can help your family recover monetary compensation from the at-fault party.

Situations That Warrant a Wrongful Death Claim

Wrongful death laws allow family members of deceased individuals to recover financial stability following a tragic event. Even in cases where a defendant does not face criminal charges, civil lawsuits can help the loved ones of decedents seek justice through other means.

Nevada state law defines a wrongful death as one that is caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another. The law goes on to provide legal means for the heirs of the deceased person to seek damages from the person who caused the death. An heir is any person who is positioned to inherit the deceased person’s estate. Common examples of heirs are spouses, children, and parents.

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Wrongful Death Examples

There are many examples of situations that can warrant a wrongful death lawsuit. The following are a few of the more common examples we see in Primm, Nevada.

  • Vehicle Collisions
    Given the sheer volume of drivers, bikers, and pedestrians on the streets and roads across Nevada, it is no surprise that many preventable deaths occur because of automobile collisions. If a pedestrian or biker is struck by a car or truck, the driver of that vehicle may be held civilly liable even if criminal charges are not brought.The defendant can then settle or seek a trial to determine how much is to be paid in compensatory damages. When an accident involves a commercial vehicle, fighting for damages can be challenging. Trucking companies often have experienced legal teams ready to defend any sort of negligence by their drivers. Fortunately, our legal team has many years of experience successfully litigating on behalf of our clients.
  • Medical Malpractice
    We place great trust in our nurses and doctors, and rightfully so. But even with all the training and oversight that goes into the medical profession, tragic and preventable errors can and do occur. One area that your wrongful death lawyer will examine is whether the doctor deviated from the expected standard of care. This is based on what other doctors in the same field typically recommend for treatment.If the deceased person’s doctor fails to provide reasonable levels of care based on how other patients are treated, that doctor could be held liable for medical misconduct. Another example of a situation where a doctor might be ordered to pay compensatory damages includes failure to adjust treatment in light of new symptoms.
  • Workplace Injuries
    Certain industries come with a greater risk of injury or death for employees. Construction sites are one example. Falling debris, slips, equipment malfunction, and other perils can severely injure construction workers or even lead to death. Agriculture is another profession where heavy industrial equipment can make for perilous work. When heavy equipment turns over, or a fall leads to a grave injury, the loved ones of that worker can seek monetary compensation for their loss.
  • Assault
    When we think of violent attacks, including stabbings and shootings, many of us reasonably assume that assaults are addressed through criminal courts. Many are, but those cases can also be handled in civil court. If your loved one was the victim of a violent crime, you can sue the assailant even if they are in jail, prison, or out on bond.There have been high-profile murder cases where the defendant was let off by a jury yet held accountable in civil court. No matter what the details of the crime are, let one of our lawyers review your case. You may be able to seek financial compensation for your loss.

Wrongful Death Lawyer FAQs

Q: What Are Wrongful Death Suits Typically Filed Against?

A: Wrongful death suits are filed against defendants, which could be a company, person, or group. Any death that was preventable and resulted from the negligence or misconduct of another person could be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit. The defendant is not always obvious at first because the property owner or a company may be the true person or group at fault.

Q: How Long Will My Case Take to Resolve

A: Your wrongful death case may take months or even years to resolve. If the opposing counsel makes a reasonable settlement offer, you can accept that settlement and close out the case. Negotiations can take several months or longer. If your case goes to trial, that will extend the timeline. Every case is unique in how long the entire process could take.

Q: What Is the Highest Wrongful Death Settlement?

A: Wrongful death verdicts can be in the millions of dollars or even much higher. Companies that are found responsible for consumer deaths have been ordered to pay tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars in the State of Nevada. Each case is unique, and one of our lawyers will discuss potential settlement or jury award amounts with you.

Q: Is There a Statute of Limitations for Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

A: The statute of limitations for a wrongful death lawsuit in Nevada is two years. This deadline must be met. Failure to file before this deadline will disqualify you from seeking monetary damages. If you are nearing the two-year mark or have waited to take legal action, we recommend starting with a consultation at our Primm office to learn how the process works and what to expect.

Schedule Your Legal Consultation in Primm Today

While the idea of taking legal action may seem like an extra ordeal to handle on top of a family tragedy, Easton & Easton, LLP, will handle every aspect of your wrongful death case so you can focus on your recovery. While you settle estate matters, we will begin gathering evidence and reaching out to the at-fault party with a demand for fair compensation for your pain and suffering. Take the first step toward holding the at-fault party accountable by contacting our office today.

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Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Doug and Brian Easton have been selected as Top 100 Trial Lawyers for California each year since 2014 — honors given to less than 1% of attorneys.

The Best Lawyers in America

Doug and Matt Easton have each been chosen as one of The Best Lawyers in America for Plaintiff's Personal Injury Litigation. Best Lawyers lists attorneys who have earned selection through exemplary legal work that attracts the notice of their colleagues. Lawyers cannot buy their way onto this list.

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in California 2016

Brian and Matt Easton were recently honored for their efforts in securing a $1,850,000 verdict for a client in 2016, which was selected as one of the Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in California by

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Doug and Brian have each been selected by Super Lawyers, an honor given to less than 5% of attorneys. Matt Easton has been selected among Super Lawyers' Up-and-Coming Top 25 in Orange County and Top 100 in Southern Califonia, an honor given to less than 1% of attorneys under 40 years old.

10 Best Personal Injury Law Firms in all of Southern California

Easton & Easton is honored to have been chosen as one of the "10 Best Personal Injury Law Firms” in all of Southern California" each year Since 2015 based on client satisfaction — one of the highest honors we could ever hope to achieve.

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Premier 100 Trial Attorneys for 2015

Doug and Matt Easton have each been featured as Premier 100 Trial Attorneys for California since 2015 — honors given to less than 1% of attorneys.

Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Brian and Matt Easton have each earned lifetime appointment to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum — The Top Trial Lawyers in AmericaTM through the results achieved for their clients. This is an honor given to less than 1% of attorneys in the United States.

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Doug Easton has held the “AV Preeminent” Rating for over 30 years and Matt Easton received this prestigious distinction in 2015. The "AV Preeminent" rating is the highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards, and is based on the legal profession’s oldest peer review rating system, dating back to 1887.

10 Best 2015 Client Satisfaction

Doug, Brian, and Matt Easton have all been chosen as one of the "10 Best" Personal Injury Attorneys in Southern California each year since 2015 based on client satisfaction, an honor given to less than 1% of personal injury attorneys - and Easton & Easton houses three of them.

American Board of Trial Advocate

Brian Easton was selected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in 2015. ABOTA is one of the most premier associations of trial attorneys and judges, requiring a certain number of jury trials as lead counsel and approval by a majority vote of the ABOTA board.

The National Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40

Matt Easton has been selected each year since 2014 as one of the Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 for California by The National Trial Lawyers — an honor given to less than 1% of attorneys.

Avvo Rating Top Attorney Personal Injury

Doug and Matt Easton have each been chosen as one of The Best Lawyers in America for Plaintiff's Personal Injury Litigation. Best Lawyers lists attorneys who have earned selection through exemplary legal work that attracts the notice of their colleagues. Lawyers cannot buy their way onto this list.

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Nation's Premier Top Ten Attorney Personal Injury

Matt Easton has been selected as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in California for 2015 by the National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys — an honor given to less than 1% of personal injury attorneys under the age of 40.

Nation's Top One Percent

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“We look for the human story behind every injury or wrongful death. We prepare our cases for trial; reaching out to the jury with the most compelling evidence possible for the best verdict possible. Insurance companies know this and come to the table prepared to negotiate in good faith. Call us to see how we can turn your story into fair compensation.”

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Coming out of my first auto accident as an adult, a very difficult and scary time to navigate and understand, I was so incredibly thankful to have been put in contact with Easton & Easton. I honestly was lost with how to handle paperwork, doctors, medical costs and what next steps were, and from the moment I spoke with Travis Easton and my case manager Katie, my mind was put at ease. They have made the entire process stress free for me as I recovered, and I am so grateful for them and their genuine care for my case. Communication from the start has been fantastic, especially making clear what my expectations for the entire process would look like, and I truly believe they have my best interest at heart. 100% I would recommend their firm for anyone that is needing representation! Read more…

Sara McClelland
My experience with Easton & Easton has been amazing! Gabriel Mendoza and my case manager Katie have been so helpful and taken so much stress off my plate. They’ve been super informative and honest and given me very clear expectations. They’ve taken such a terrible experience (my accident) and eased my mind about the outcome. I can’t thank them enough!! Read more…
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Lisa Bluemel

The Easton & Easton Law Firm is amazing! The entire team is very helpful and caring. They were always there to answer all my questions. They directed me through the entire process and stayed with me every step of the way. This team is outstanding and were wonderful to work with. Because of the tremendous effort they put on my case they were able to win my difficult personal injury case. I couldn’t have asked for a better law firm to handle my case. They are the Best! Thank you for your patience, professionalism, & guidance! I definitely recommend this firm to handle your case. They go out of their way to fight for your rights. THANK YOU… Read more…

Sofia Sanchez

I could not be more pleased with the services provided by the Law Offices of W. Douglas Easton. The senior partner Mr. Easton took the time to meet with me and my wife while I was still in the hospital, where he gave my family hope that there was light at the end of a very long, and very dark tunnel. Matt Easton then worked my case, and because of his dedication, experience and expertise I received a settlement that was larger than I EVER thought possible. It was truly astounding! Matt and the entire team at Easton & Easton looked out for me throughout my recovery, and in the end they gave me my life back. Five stars is not enough. Thanks Matt! Thanks Easton & Easton! Read more…

Dan Campbell

Brian and everyone at Easton and Easton are simply the BEST at what they do. Brian is thorough, easy to talk to, and truly cares about his clients. If you want a family of attorneys with perseverance and determination to fight for you, give Easton and Easton a call. I am glad I did. Read more…

Kyle Keith

What an amazing law firm, talk about going above and beyond to make such a painful experience go so well. I have referred a co-worker and a family member to them as well and everyone had such a great experience as I had. Read more…

Logan Ross

I can’t say enough amazing things about my experience with Travis Easton at Easton & Easton. Travis and his entire team (Katie, Amy, Dee, Michelle, & Araceli) are phenomenal. It provided me a lot of comfort to know I was being so well taken care of. I was especially impressed that every document for the case was perfectly written and specific to me. Nothing was generic, which shows the level of care and attention they put into each individual case. I had such a great experience and would highly recommend Travis Easton and his firm to anyone going through a personal injury. Travis took a bad situation and made the best of it for me. Thank you again, I’m forever grateful!!


Ashlee A.

Retaining Easton and Easton was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made! From the initial consultation to our final meeting, they were nothing short of exceptional. I was forced to retain their services after firing my previous attorney for not handling the case properly. I dealt with Gabriel and Brian (partner) exclusively throughout the case. They did as promised and were great communicators throughout the entire process. I will recommend them to anyone I know going through a personal injury case. They were ultimately able to untangle the mess caused by my previous lawyer and get a result that I was extremely happy with. Their staff is exceptional as well and provided top notch customer service. Amera was also extremely helpful and easy to deal with as well.

Jeffrey N.

I was in a pretty bad car accident and decided to have Easton & Easton represent me, Travis Easton to be specific. Travis Easton and his paralegal made the whole process effortless. They were so understanding and helpful! The entire thing was a gigantic mess, yet Travis managed to make it run like clockwork. I would HIGHLY recommend Easton & Easton! If you are ever in need of a personal defense attorney Easton & Easton is the firm to represent you!

Mark B.

They are the best law firm in Orange County period. Choosing them to represent me was the best decision of my life.
My life changed in a matter of seconds after a catastrophic spinal cord injury that left me disabled. Brian Easton and his team worked on my case non stop for 3 years and provided me the justice I deserved. I couldn’t have been more content.
I was treated with utmost respect and I felt like I was being represented by a close family member. The responses to my questions were quick and clear. What E & E has done for me is phenomenal.
My sincere thanks to Brian, Matt, Travis, Doug, Gabriel and Amera. They are what they are because of their dedication to provide high quality and professional service to their clients.

Vamsi P.

Brian Easton and his team, Gabe Mendoza and Amera Hajali, helped me during a very difficult time in my life. I had a significant injury from a car accident, and wound up seeking out Easton & Easton when I was having difficulties getting help from my doctors. The Easton team took a lot of stress off of me while acting as my advocates to help me get the care I needed, and saw my case all the way through to a healthy settlement.

They are the BEST!

Jennifer P.

I have nothing but good things to say about Easton and Easton. Brian handled my case professionally and communicated with me effectively throughout the process. He made sure that the process was effortless and as hands free as possible. This was super important for my busy schedule. I highly recommend Easton and Easton if you are ever found in a situation that you need an attorney.

Claudia C.

I would highly recommend Easton & Easton.
I was rear ended on my home and pushed into a semi-truck. I was not sure how to go about even using an attorney.
Brian, Gab and Amera were so good about helping me thru the process and representing me.
I was able to concentrate on getting myself better knowing they had my back, taking care of the details and keeping me informed along the way

Linda M.

The best Law firm by far. I would highly recommend Easton & Easton, LLP and ask for Gabriel Mendoza and staff. He and his colleagues did and exceptional service. Thank you for everything. Job well done!

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