Accomplished Wrongful Death Lawyer Helping Idaho Families

roses in a cemetery after wrongful deathLosing a loved one is a devastating event. It’s hard enough to cope with the loss of a loved one who dies of natural causes, but when someone you love dies due to reckless or negligent behavior of another individual or entity, the emotions can feel extremely unjust and overwhelming.

 

If your loved one’s death could have been prevented, you may be entitled to financial compensation as a result of the defendant’s negligence. Don’t give up hope. The attorneys at Filicetti Law Office P.A. are dedicated to helping families dealing with wrongful death.

Recoverable Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim

Idaho law allows the executor or administrator of an estate to file for wrongful death in the event that the estate owner dies as a result of a wrongful, or negligent, act. Damages recoverable in a wrongful death action include:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Expenses incurred for the care & treatment of the decedent prior to death
  • Decedent’s pain & suffering prior to death
  • Losses attributable to earnings the decedent would have had
  • Other damages provable in court

Prosecuting a Wrongful Death Claim

At Filicetti Law Office P.A., we work passionately to help the families pursue justice and compensation for their loss. There are a number of steps involved in a wrongful death claim, including:

  • Investigating the circumstances of the incident resulting in death
  • Identifying sources of insurance that may be available
  • Setting up claims with insurance companies
  • Setting up & administering the estate of the decedent
  • Developing & presenting evidence relating to damages suffered by the decedent
  • Identifying those persons entitled to share in the wrongful death award
  • Developing & presenting evidence regarding the losses suffered by those persons

Filicetti Law Office P.A. serves Idaho clients as a personal injury and wrongful death law firm. If you need excellent attorney representation in order to collect compensation following the preventable death of a family member, contact our Boise office today at (208) 388-0123 to schedule your free consultation.