When to Sue for Wrongful Death

Serving Greater Vancouver and Nearby Areas of British Columbia

The time following the death of a loved one can be the most challenging you will face. Questions about what really happened may take over, leaving few resources for grieving. Our British Columbia wrongful death lawyers have helped families through this trying time and ensured that they receive the justice that can help the healing process begin.

What is a Wrongful Death?

A wrongful death occurs when a person is killed due to the negligent actions or misconduct of another. Under the Family Compensation Act, the surviving dependants of a person who is killed due to the negligence of another are entitled to compensation for financial loss. 

Cases of wrongful death may arise from:

In order to have the basis for a wrongful death case, our Vancouver lawyers will work to prove that the person who died was killed as a result of negligent behavior. Only dependents of the deceased are entitled to seek damages.

If your loved one was lost due to the negligence of another, our lawyers can help. Please, contact our Vancouver lawyers at Stephens & Holman by calling 604-730-4120 today.