Wrongful Death Cases in Hawaii
Are you wondering what a wrongful death claim in Hawaii means? Maybe you have questions. What are these cases? Who can sue in these cases? What kind of damages can be recovered?
If a loved one has been killed in a possible wrongful death situation, you are likely confused and unsure where to turn. You are already facing the loss of someone you loved. This brings grief and sadness that no amount of monetary compensation can fill. But, you are entitled to fair compensation for the injustice suffered and the monetary burden placed upon you and your family. You might be dealing with many medical bills, funeral costs, and loss of income.
We have the answers.
With Need an Injury Attorney Hawaii, we are committed to honoring the memory of your loved one and respecting their legacy as we take on a wrongful death case. We know that you are dealing with a lot of stress and suffering after going through this. This is something that no person should have to go through, and we believe that you deserve compensation and justice for your loved one. Our attorneys are experts in wrongful death suits in the state of Hawaii. We have taken on many cases in Honolulu as well as across the state.
Wrongful Death Case Law in Hawaii.
Wrongful death claims in Hawaii are covered under the Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 6333-3. This states that a wrongful death is a death caused “by the wrongful act, neglect, or default of any person.” Wrongful death cases vary greatly depending on the specific situation. A wrongful death can be the result of a car accident, slip and fall accident, etc. There are also wrongful death cases related to intentional wrongs including assault.
A wrongful death claim in Hawaii can be taken to court by individuals who have the following relationships to the deceased:
- Personal representative of the victim’s estate
- Surviving spouse
- The reciprocal beneficiary of the deceased
- The victim’s children, parent,s or other financial dependant at the time of death.
- If the child is a minor, the child’s parent can take the case to trial. Or, a guardian may be appointed if both parents are deceased.
As you can see, there are many complexities to wrongful death suits. Our attorneys are experts in the laws in Hawaii. They can provide you the legal counsel and representation you are looking for. Monetary compensation in wrongful death cases can include compensation for medical bills of the deceased, funeral costs, legal fees, etc. As personal injury attorneys with specific experience in wrongful death cases, we can provide you with high quality, passionate legal help.
Not sure if you have a case?
These cases can get confusing. We offer free consultations. Just give us a call and one of our expert attorneys can work with you and listen to the details. We will do everything we can to fight for you to receive compensation and justice for what you and your loved ones have suffered.