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A wrongful death suit is generally filed by the spouse, children, or sometimes by the grandparents of the deceased person. Wrongful death laws allow the survivors of the deceased person to obtain financial compensation for the loss of their loved one, including loss of consortium (society and companionship), compensation for the income that person would have earned in their lifetime and payment of the medical bills.


Examples of suits for wrongful death include, but are not limited to, catastrophic motor vehicle collisions, catastrophic injuries, dangerous lands, roadways, and buildings, dangerous and defective products, medical malpractice and negligence, criminal acts, violent crimes and civil rights violations.

Wrongful Death | Tiwald Law Firm | Albuquerque, New Mexico

Tiwald Law Firm has wide-ranging experience in representing families in wrongful death suits and in recovering millions of dollars in compensation for them.


Facing the wrongful death of a loved one is a terrible tragedy that no one should ever have to face. Our law firm helps families every step of the way through what is truly a difficult and terrible time.


We are a team of highly experienced, dedicated professionals. We limit the number of cases we take so that we may devote substantial resources, time and attention to each of our clients.

Wrongful death suits are brought in cases where the death of a loved one is the result of a negligent, reckless, or intentional action of a person, organization, agency, business or corporation.

It is extremely important to seek the advice of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney when you are in legal trouble. If you have been the victim of a personal injury due to the negligence, carelessness or abuse of another person, please contact us today to discuss your legal options.

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