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File a Claim for Wrongful Death in Calgary

Your Trusted Wrongful Death Lawyer in Calgary

Experience compassionate legal support in the face of devastating loss with Stephens Holman Devraj, your dedicated wrongful death lawyer in Calgary. Losing a loved one over someone else's ignorance and negligence is an unimaginable tragedy, and we are here to guide you through the legal process with empathy and expertise. Our mission goes beyond seeking financial compensation; we aim to provide a sense of justice and closure for you and your family. Stephens Holman Devraj understands that no amount of money can replace the life of a cherished individual, but our team is committed to holding responsible parties accountable. Let us take over and handle the legal complexities while you focus on healing and remembering your loved one. Trust Stephens Holman Devraj to be your ally in seeking justice for wrongful death in Calgary.

Accidents That Qualify as a Wrongful Death

This often stands as a complicated issue. The most common wrongful death claims include:

Motor vehicle accident
Pedestrian accident
Bicycle or plane accidents
Work accidents

The Fatal Accidents Act

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?
    Close family members like spouses, interdependent adult partners, parents, children, or siblings of the deceased person are eligible to make a claim.
  • Can There Be Multiple Claims?
    According to the act, the family is entitled to make only one claim.

Monetary Limits

According to the act, the maximum amount a family member can claim is determined based on your relationship with the deceased.

  • Who Can Make a Claim?
    Close family members like spouses, interdependent adult partners, parents, children, or siblings of the deceased person are eligible to make a claim.
  • Can There Be Multiple Claims?
    According to the act, the family is entitled to make only one claim.

Meet Us

Stephens Holman Devraj is proud to have a team of accomplished legal professionals dedicated to serving the Calgary community. Karim P. Devraj, our esteemed senior legal counsel, is a University of Calgary graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations, followed by a Bachelor of Laws in 1999. Having articled with Yanko & Company and later joining Stephens & Holman in 2001, Mr. Devraj brings extensive personal injury law expertise. His commitment to fairness and ethics ensures clients' best interests are paramount. 

Natacha Devji, an experienced civil litigator, joined our team in 2009. With over 13 years of practice in personal injury law, she prioritizes informing clients about their rights and obligations. 

Azra Punja, our trusted personal injury lawyer, holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Leicester. Her successful completion of the N.C.A exam underscores her commitment to legal excellence. Stephens Holman Devraj is privileged to have such dedicated professionals on our team.

Our Process

Embark on your journey to maximum compensation with a complimentary consultation from our seasoned injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. This initial meeting allows you to share the details of your grievance. Following this, our proficient legal team collects evidence to substantiate your claim and highlight the other party's misconduct. Utilizing various tools, from insurance documents to witness records, we ensure that your challenges and distress take center stage in our efforts. Your compensation will encompass various areas, including loss of income, housekeeping capacities, out-of-pocket expenses, and the pain and suffering caused by your accident or illness. Once these foundational steps are completed, we will craft a letter of demand to the wrongful party, presenting the evidence and seeking a fair settlement. Rest assured, we are fully equipped to continue representing you within the legal system, ensuring that the process, while potentially lengthier, results in the support you deserve.

We Will Be Your Voice

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, Amazing Experience

“Great lawyers had an amazing experience! I even referred my family members over to get a quick and fast settlement. Totally recommend them.”

- Mandeep M.

Our Legal Services

Car Accident

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. 

Personal Injury Law

If you slip, fall, or get bitten by an animal and believe your injury's cause is a person or company's negligence, you might be entitled to financial compensation. Stephens Holman Devraj can offer you legal advice on the matter.

CAP Claims

If your injuries fall under the minor injuries guideline, you might be eligible for a special claim capped at a legally regulated amount referred to as CAP claims. But knowing about the CAP claim exemptions and whether you are entitled to more is important.

Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

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.

Long Term Disability Claims

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 get long-term disability benefits and the means for the best possible quality of life.

Notary Services

Our services include notarizing documents, administering oaths, affirmations and solemn declarations.

What to Do in an Accident

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. 

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Get Justice for a Wrongful Death

If a loved one has passed away due to negligence, you might be entitled to compensation for your loss.

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