Wrongful Death Claims

Dealing with a death of a family member who may have been killed due to the negligence of a 3rd party can increase the grief felt by surviving family members. No amount of money can replace the loss of your loved one or the grief that you and your family are going through. The only mechanism that the legal system can provide to make you and your family whole for the loss of a loved one caused by negligence of a 3rd party is financial compensation.

What is a Wrongful Death Claim in Arizona?

The term “wrongful death” refers to a type of negligence case where a fatality has occurred. Any wrongful act or neglect leading to someone’s death can be a basis for a wrongful death claim. Ariz. Rev. Stat 12-612(C).

If you are a parent, guardian, child, or surviving spouse of the deceased person you have the right to file lawsuit for wrongful death. See Ariz. Rev. Stat. 12-612(a)

Examples of Wrongful Death Claims in Arizona

Some examples of wrongful death claims include:

  • A car accident where someone dies
  • A gunshot fatality
  • Death of a patient during a medical procedure
  • A pedestrian who has been killed crossing the street

There are certain rules that govern wrongful death cases and make them different than an ordinary negligence claims and it is important that you seek legal counsel immediately if you suspect that your loved one has died due to negligence of a 3rd party.

Helping you Seek Justice

Damages that can be recovered in the event of a fatal accident and death may include:

  • Punitive damages
  • Loss of guidance and support
  • Loss of financial support, future earnings, and/or household services
  • Compensation for funeral and medical expenses

If multiple survivors are entitled to recover damages in a wrongful death action the amount recovered in an action for wrongful death shall be distributed to the parties in proportion to their damages. Ariz. Rev. Stat 12-612(C).


If you hire Mr. Klink to investigate and pursue a wrongful death claim you can expect straightforward legal representation. Mr. Klink will take the time to speak with you and your family regarding the facts of your situation and hold the person or company responsible for the loss of your loved one. Mr. Klink will help prepare a strong case against the negligent party to make sure that they assume responsibility while you can focus on your grieving process.

Mr. Klink has experience when it comes to handling wrongful death claims in Arizona on both the plaintiffs and defense side. If you allow Mr. Klink to handle your case, he will put together an experienced team of private investigators and expert witnesses that will work side by side to develop, investigate, and prosecute your wrongful death case.

Losing a loved one unexpectedly and suddenly due to someone’s negligence invokes anger at the death and confusion with the legal process. Mr. Klink can help you understand the legal process and process help you deal with the frustration, confusion, and pain that comes along with losing a loved one in a fatal accident. Allow Mr. Klink to handle the legal issues so you and your family can focus on your grieving process.

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If you feel that your family member was wrongfully killed in an accident, Mr. Klink’s help is only a phone call away. No matter if your loved one’s death was associated with medical negligence, a vehicle collision, or any other type of accidental death. Mr. Klink will explain your legal options and rights to you carefully.

To learn more about how Mr. Klink can help you with a wrongful death claim in Arizona, please contact us today. We are here to provide you with the help and support you need to get through this tragic loss.

Mr. Klink provides free consultations on wrongful death matters and may be able to meet with you in your home or hospital if needed.

David J. Klink, Attorney at Law

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