Throndset Michenfelder Law Office LLC
Serving the best interests of Minnesotans in their time of need

Helping Families After A Tragic Loss

Coping with a death of a family member is never easy, but losing a loved one due to the negligence of another can be traumatizing. Throndset Michenfelder Law Office LLC understands that. And while we know no amount of money can replace a loved one, a successful wrongful death case can ensure you and surviving family members are financially secure.

For more than a decade, our attorneys have helped the people throughout Wright County recover financial compensation and justice in wrongful death cases related to:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Pedestrian and bicycle accidents
  • Product liability

Compensation In Wrongful Death Cases

Our compassionate team has the knowledge, resources and personal dedication necessary to build a strong case as well as the ability to counsel you through this difficult period. We are dedicated to maximizing your financial claim promptly so you can focus on the grieving process.

Compensation in wrongful death cases may include money for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of benefits
  • Loss of companionship

Statute Of Limitations In Minnesota

Wrongful death cases are often the most difficult civil cases to process because of the grief and shock from the loss of a loved one. Finding the right attorney can put you on the path to securing your financial future.

The time frame you can bring a claim for wrongful death in Minnesota is three years from the death and no longer than six years from the incident. The statute requires the following elements for a claim:

  • A person dies.
  • The person's death was caused by the wrongful act or negligence of any person or corporation.
  • A trustee must be appointed by the court to pursue the case. Recovery may include compensation for the economic loss to the surviving spouse and next of kin resulting from the death.
  • Once the claim is resolved, the court then determines the proportionate pecuniary loss of the next of kin entitled to the recovery and calculates the distribution of the recovery.

Seeking Our Services

When you retain the services of a lawyer at our firm, Throndset Michenfelder Law Office LLC, we will listen to your story and determine whether you have a wrongful death claim. Whether we negotiate or litigate, we will advocate strongly for your best interests.

To retain our services or to take advantage of a free initial consultation, call 763-515-4148 or send us a message online. Weekday and weekend appointments are available at our office in St. Michael and Maple Grove.

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