Losing a loved one suddenly can be a traumatizing experience. The grief is tenfold when the demise of someone you love happens because of someone's negligence. While you grieve, Stephens Holman Devraj can provide legal support and assist you in getting compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one. We understand that money can’t make up for the loss of life, but we aim to make our clients feel a sense of justice over the death of the departed.
This often stands as a complicated issue. The most common wrongful death claims include:
Motor vehicle accident
Bicycle or plane accidents
All wrongful death accidents in Alberta are governed by The Fatal Accidents Act. The act has several rules for claims.
Who Can Make a Claim?
Can There Be Multiple Claims?
According to the act, the maximum amount a family member can claim is determined based on your relationship with the deceased.
Are There Time Limitations?
What If There Is a Will?
We understand how difficult it is for you to overcome the loss of someone close to you. But we also know that the cases and compensation related to wrongful death are more stressful if you don't have good lawyers by your side. At SHD, lawyers work hard to help you get fair compensation for the wrongful death of your loved one. Give us a call for a free consultation.
“Great lawyers had an amazing experience! I even referred my family members over to get a quick and fast settlement. Totally recommend them.”
Accidents on the road can happen at any time. Injuries and damage to your vehicle are common side-effects of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. We can help you explore your legal options if you have sustained injuries in an accident.
If you slip, fall, or get bitten by an animal and you believe the cause of your injury to be a person or company's negligence, you might be entitled to financial compensation. Stephens Holman Devraj can offer you legal advice on the matter.
If your injuries fall under the minor injuries guideline, then you might be eligible to get a special claim capped at a legally-regulated amount referred to as CAP claims. But it is important to know about the CAP claim exceptions amd whether you are entitled to more.
If you have lost a loved one and believe another party to be at fault, you may be entitled to a wrongful death claim. This allows certain family members to get financial compensation for their loss and we, at Stephens Holman Devraj, can help you with your claim.
Accidents can cause long-term disabilities and prevent you from going back to life as you knew it. In such scenarios, we aim to help you in getting long-term disability benefits and the means for the best possible quality of life.
Our services include notarization of documents, administering oaths, affirmations and solemn declarations.
Panic can worsen the situation at the site of the accident. Try to stay calm, seek immediate medical attention, and retain information related to the accident so that it can help you get compensation and justice.