Wrongful deaths claim can be a difficult process to go through. If you wish to be in touch with our wrongful deaths claim lawyers, contact us – The Offices of Michael Clark Law in Tacoma, WA.


Here at the Offices of Michael Clark of Tacoma, we take wrongful deaths claim lawsuits seriously. We believe that our professional and zealous approach to work is tantamount to your claim’s success. The loss of a loved one because of someone’s carelessness is difficult to digest for the families involved. We aim to give you the least stress and headache during the process.

Elements of Wrongful Death

A family attending a funeral of a wrongful death victim. The family may pursue a wrongful death claim.Let us define what a wrongful death is first. A wrongful death occurs when a person is killed through another person or entity’s negligence or misconduct. This is different from murder since murder is a criminal lawsuit set in motion by criminal prosecutors. Murder can lead to incarceration. Wrongful death is a civil lawsuit that is instituted by the event’s survivors or corporations or estate. Wrongful death cannot directly lead to incarceration.

What do I need to prove a wrongful death claim?

For the plaintiffs to hold a suspect liable in a wrongful death claim, they must see to it that they possess the same burden of proof that the victim(s) would have had to meet had the victim(s) lived. A great example would be negligence or carelessness, where the plaintiff would describe the suspect as an individual who had the role of owing the victim the duty of care and professionalism, and the lack thereof is the proximate cause of the victim’s death

Wrongful death cases are applicable on:

  1. Car Accidents
  2. Medical Malpractice
  3. Defective Products
  4. Semi-Truck Accidents
  5. Pedestrian Accidents
  6. Aviation Accidents

Wrongful death damages:

  • The victim’s “pain and suffering” (often called a survival claim)
  • Medical costs that the victim incurred prior to their death
  • Loss of the victim’s expected income
  • Loss of the inherent value of the services that the victim would have provided
  • Loss of love, companionship, guidance, and care that the victim would have provided
  • Funeral and burial costs, and
  • Loss of Consortium

Wrongful Death Attorney

If your family or anyone you know suffered a loss from wrongful death, then do contact The Offices of Michael Clark Law of Tacoma. We serve Pierce County and all of Western Washington with pride as our 26 years of experience and 59 won personal injury lawsuits have shaped our reputation well. Our team of Tacoma Attorneys is here to fight for your personal injury cases with utmost understanding and protection.

We know the justice system inside and out that if we do not win your case, then you do not have to pay us anything! We are that confident to aid, advise, and win your cases here at The Offices of Michael Clark Law.

We proudly serve the areas of Tacoma, Seattle, Olympia, and all of Western Washington. Our team of attorneys is also working hard to attend to the needs of clients amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Do not hesitate to give the Law Offices of Michael Clark a call at 253-573-1000 or a request for a free consultation online for your legal needs.





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Tacoma, WA 98405