Wrongful Death Lawyers

Serving Greater Vancouver and Nearby Areas of British Columbia

FAQs

If a loved one was killed by negligence, what rights does the surviving family have?
How do I prove my loved one’s death could have been prevented?
Our family is trying to get answers from the doctors and hospital, but no one will help us.  How can we find out what really happened?

If a loved one was killed by negligence, what rights does the surviving family have?

Spouses, children and dependents may be entitled to collect money for financial loss, as well as the costs of medical treatment, death and burial expenses.  In the wake of such a tragedy, an experienced Vancouver wrongful death lawyer can help you seek restitution for the wrong.  Although a substantial settlement can never make up for the loss of a loved one, it can help your family make ends meet.

How do I prove my loved one’s death could have been prevented?

This is where a skilled Delta wrongful death lawyer is key.  Family members with hunches may never act on their suspicions, or may have no idea where to start. 

The lawyers at Stephens & Holman use:

  • Medical experts
  • Engineering experts
  • Accident reconstructionists

and other various experts to show exactly how negligence occurred, and how a life could have been saved had there been no negligence.

Our family is trying to get answers from the doctors and hospital, but no one will help us.  How can we find out what really happened?

Because medical professionals must be sensitive to liability, it can be difficult to get straightforward answers after a loved ones death.  A skilled B.C. lawyer knows what avenues to take to get doctors and hospitals to divulge crucial medical information, records and potential evidence.

What to do in a Wrongful Death Case

The law firm you choose makes a difference. Call or email wrongful death lawyers Stephens & Holman BEFORE you discuss your accident with an ICBC adjuster. You can meet with us for a free, no-obligation consultation and pay us only after you collect!