Topeka Wrongful Death Attorney

Offering Compassionate & Personalized Legal Representation

Few events can be as emotionally impactful as losing one of the people closest to you in your life. The toll can be particularly significant when this loss arises from the negligence of another person or entity. A loved one’s loss can have a significant effect on you in many ways, impacting both your emotional well-being and potentially even your physiological health.

Our Topeka wrongful death attorney at Roger Fincher Attorney at Law is here to help families as comprehensively as possible. We possess more than 25 years of experience providing legal services that attend to both the emotional and legal needs of clients. If you have lost a loved one, your situation demands a lawyer who will treat you as more than just a client. You should not have to stress over the legal complexities while you are grieving, and we make every effort to make going through the legal process worry-free. Our firm is here for clients at all times, around-the-clock.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

According to Kansas law, “any one of the heirs at law of the deceased” is eligible to file a wrongful death claim. While this can obviously include many different people, it is typically a family member who files a claim since damages won in a wrongful death case are usually distributed among surviving family members. While not limited to, the individual who most often files a claim is:

  • A surviving spouse
  • Any surviving children
  • Surviving parents or grandparents
  • Surviving siblings

Compensation in Wrongful Death Claims

While we cannot bring your loved one back, we can at least work to try to reduce the financial strain of your loss. Our firm operates on contingency fees, which means there is no cost for you if we cannot obtain a recovery in your case. We are committed to trying to resolve your case favorably in negotiation. Our firm has negotiated on behalf of hundreds of injury victims from all walks of life.

Through a claim, you may be able to take care of financial costs and impacts like:

  • Loss of income
  • Emotional hardship
  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral costs
  • Loss of consortium

How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim?

According to Kansas law the statute of limitations to file a wrongful death claim is two years from the date of the deceased’s passing. The statute of limitations is, in essence, a time limit of how long you have to file a claim. Once this two-year time limit is up you will no longer be able to file a claim. There are exceptions to this rule that can change the amount of time you have to file so it’s important to speak to an attorney about your case as soon as possible.

Contact the Roger Fincher Attorney at Law today to discuss the details of your case. If you are interested in learning how we may be able to assist you at this time, please get in touch with us today. We provide free-of-charge case evaluations for all potential clients, and our Topeka wrongful death lawyer can answer your questions and address any concerns you may have.

For a free and confidential consultation, call our office at (785) 222-4066 or contact us online

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