Who can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Vermont?

In the state of Vermont, surviving beneficiaries or dependents can file a wrongful death lawsuit. This may include:

  • Spouses
  • Children, step-children, adopted children
  • Parents
  • Grandparents

The best way to determine if you are eligible to file a wrongful death claim is by bringing your claim to an experienced attorney. The Vermont wrongful death attorneys at Van Dorn & Curtiss would be happy to meet with you for free, answer any wrongful death questions you may have, and help you determine if you are eligible to take legal action.

Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

Vermont places a two year statute of limitations of wrongful death lawsuits. However, this two year period begins as soon as it is determined that death is an inevitable result of an accident or injury, meaning you may not have as long as you thought.

It is always in your best interest to bring your claim to the attention of a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. The compassionate attorneys at our firm are prepared to take immediate action and help you get the maximum compensation you deserve.

If you have lost a loved one in an accident in Vermont or New Hampshire, please contact the Law Offices of Van Dorn & Curtiss today to schedule a free consultation with one of our wrongful death attorneys.


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