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Tucson Wrongful Death Attorneys

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The Tucson wrongful death attorneys at Hollingsworth Kelly understand that the wrongful death of a loved one is a catastrophic event for any family. Such a tragedy can be even more devastating if it results from the careless or negligent conduct of others. Invariable, a wrongful death is a a tragic event that often leaves survivors emotionally and financially unprepared for a sudden loss.

If a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury due to the negligence of another person or entity, consulting a wrongful death attorney will help you protect your rights.

The Negligence of Others

Wrongful death can result from the negligent conduct of a careless or impaired motorist causing a fatal car accident, a dangerous condition caused by a poorly designed roadway, a safety hazard in a residential or commercial setting, medical malpractice resulting from a negligent procedure or defective medical device, nursing home negligence, or other types of negligent conduct.

Those entitled to be compensated under Arizona law are the spouse, children, and/or parents of one who suffered a wrongful death. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another person or entity, contact our experienced wrongful death attorneys at Hollingsworth Kelly for a free consultation.

Settlements and Verdicts for: Wrongful Death

Large Truck Accident: As he approached a red light at an intersection, the driver of a large dump truck that had been improperly maintained was unable to stop the vehicle, causing him to enter the intersection at a high rate of speed and crash into a small car turning left, killing the young driver upon impact. Settled for $1,000,000.

Auto Accident: Client’s husband was en route to Laughlin, Nevada, late at night when car trouble forced him to stop in the emergency lane of I-10 near Chandler. Defendant security guard drove his vehicle toward client’s husband who was standing in front of his van. Defendant came to a skidding halt approximately 13 feet away, frightening client’s husband who ran into the flow of traffic where he was fatally struck by another vehicle. A pre-trial offer of $125,000 was made. Verdict: $1.5 million


Medical Malpractice: Neurosurgeon Ronald Bernstein, M.D., performed a right occipital craniotomy to remove a tumor (acoustic neuroma). With little brain surgery experience, the surgeon removed portions of healthy brain tissue, mostly cerebellar, instead of removing the tumor. The patient was left in a state of quadriplegia and died two months later. Confidential settlements reached with defendant surgeon, assistant surgeon and the hospital.