Statute of Limitations & Wrongful Death Claims
In the state of Colorado, the surviving spouse may bring a wrongful death
claim within the first year after the person's death. After the first
year, the surviving spouse and children may being a wrongful death claim.
Wrongful death claims have a two-year statute of limitations, meaning
those who are entitled to bring a wrongful death claim must do so within
two years of the person's death.
Grappling with the Loss of a Loved One? Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin,
P.C. Is Here to Help.
If you have lost a loved one and have questions about wrongful death claims,
turn to our firm for caring legal representation. While nothing can replace
the loss of a close family member, our well-versed Longmont personal injury
lawyers can help to hold the responsible parties accountable and restore
lost financial security to your family. Because we know these are difficult
times, we make it a point to do all we can to ease the burdens families
face. This is why we work closely with our clients, and why we work only
on a contingent fee basis for wrongful death cases. There are no costs
to choosing our team, and no fee if no recovery is made.