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Issaquah's Wrongful Death Attorneys

If you have a loved one that has lost their life because of someone else’s negligence, contact our wrongful death attorneys in Issaquah for compassionate representation.

Compassionate Advocacy for Wrongful Death Claims

If you’ve lost a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, you may have just cause for filing a wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit is a civil action, and the only award for your loss, suffering, and pain may be monetary—but it can still be a powerful force for holding the other person accountable.

The situations resulting in the loved one’s death can range from an accident, automobile, or otherwise, to medical malpractice, and even to crimes that end in the taking of life.

At The Pearson Law Firm, P.S., we have more than 40 years of experience in dealing with injuries and the loss of life resulting from the mistakes or actions of others. Our team of Issaquah wrongful death attorneys proudly serves clients in the counties of Pierce, King, Thurston, and Snohomish, as well as throughout the state. We’ll deal with your loss with compassion and understanding and work with you to hold the responsible party accountable.

I really enjoyed the process of working with the Pearsons. ... They were kind, thorough, patient and extremely supportive of a difficult process.
— Jessica Spencer

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When you choose the Pearson Law Firm, you can expect skilled representation rooted in kindness for your situation and backed by over 40 years of experience. Our team values building positive relationships with our clients and we work to demystify the legal process.

We want to make sure you feel safe and informed as we work towards getting you the results you deserve.

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Washington State Wrongful Death Laws

Why File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Given that the only outcome of a wrongful death lawsuit will be monetary compensation, it may seem futile to pursue something that won’t ever bring your loved one back—but those who have filed such lawsuits point to the fact that it brings a sense of closure as well as accountability. No one should have to endure something as devastating as a wrongful death; a successful lawsuit can help make this a reality.

What Constitutes Wrongful Death in Washington?

State law defines wrongful death as occurring when "the death of a person is caused by the wrongful act, neglect, or default of another." Negligence can consist of either actions, omissions, or both. The Legal Information Institute (LII) defines negligence as a “failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances.”

Wrongful death lawsuits can be brought for negligence-based accidents such as automobile collisions, medical malpractice (which may include elements of negligence), and even for an intentional act, including death during the commission of a crime.

A wrongful death lawsuit is possible when the victim, were they to have lived, would have been able to file a personal injury lawsuit, including medical situations. If you are considering a lawsuit in Washington after losing a loved one due to medical negligence, our medical malpractice lawyers in Issaquah will be there to help you get the compensation you need. 


Wrongful Death Attorneys in Issaquah

To lose a loved one is a time of great emotion and sorrow. At The Pearson Law Firm, P.S., our Issaquah team of wrongful death attorneys will approach your loss with compassion and understanding. The decision to file a wrongful death lawsuit can be a difficult one, but one that can bring some measure of solace by holding the responsible party accountable. If you’ve lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence or wrongful actions anywhere in Washington, please contact us for an initial one-on-one consultation with our team and medical malpractice lawyers her in Issaquah.