Colorado Springs Wrongful Death Attorney

The Green Law Firm, P.C.

17471541-white-cross-grave-stone-in-a-church-yardWhen someone you love has been tragically killed, the grief can be overwhelming. It is difficult to consider money after a tragic loss, but creditors are rarely sympathetic. Just months after their loved one’s death, struggling families may suddenly find themselves facing large amounts of debt and falling behind on their bills. During this difficult time, insurance companies often pressure families into accepting settlements that are far below what they need.

When this occurs, it is important to review all of your legal options with an experienced attorney. Your attorney can negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf. Your attorney can even help you file a wrongful death lawsuit and hold the negligent party responsible for your loved one’s death.

Who is Eligible to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Each state has a civil “wrongful death statute” which outlines the procedures for bringing wrongful death actions. In Colorado, the surviving spouse is the only one eligible to file a wrongful death claim in the first year. During the second year, both the surviving spouse and children of the decedent are eligible to file a wrongful death claim. If there is no surviving spouse or children, parents of the decedent may file a claim.

Compensation for Wrongful Death

When wrongful death claims are successful, survivors may recover monetary compensation for their loved one’s losses. These damages can include medical expenses prior to death and funeral and burial costs. It can also include the loss of the victim’s earnings potential and the loss of benefits including medical coverage, pension plans, and retirement benefits.

Non-economic losses are also considered in wrongful death lawsuits and can include compensation for pain, suffering, and loss of companionship.

Furthermore, family members may be able to collect punitive damages. Punitive damages are often awarded in wrongful death lawsuits. These types of damages not only seek to punish the wrongdoer for their negligent behavior, but they also discourage others from acting in a similar fashion.

If someone you love has been killed, we can help you and your family through this difficult time. Contact our law firm to review all of your legal options. Helping grieving families obtain peace of mind is our only priority.

Contact Our Colorado Springs Wrongful Death Attorneys Today

colorado springs wrongful death attorney greg greenWe understand that the loss of a loved one can be an emotionally challenging time, and the decision to file a wrongful death lawsuit can be difficult. If you have lost a loved one because of another’s negligence, contact one of our experienced and compassionate Colorado Springs wrongful death attorneys today to discuss your legal options. Call us today at 1-719-694-8515.

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The Green Law Firm, P.C.

1127 N Weber St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone

Office: 

719-694-8515

Fax

Office: 

888-770-6010

Email

Office: 

greg@greenlawfirmpc.com






what our clients say

David Leigh (Attorney)

Greg is a consummate professional. His personal attention to his clients combined with his legal
prowess set him apart from the run-of-the mill personal injury attorney in Colorado Springs. I would feel completely at east letting Greg's firm handle my loved one's devastating or catastrophic injury case.

Kimberly A. (Car Accident Client)

Several years ago I was in a car accident. I wasn’t sure of anything that day other than I was hurt, my car was ruined, and above the frustration and anger I was scared. I was referred to Greg and his team after it was clear to others that I needed someone to represent me and help me sort though everything. (Trust me, they all did A LOT OF sorting with me!! Thankfully, their organizational skills are remarkable.) When you speak to Greg you will have a sense of relief. He is realistic, honest, and truly wants to help you. The size of his law firm allows you to be a client that has their full attention, opposite of large law firms. Never was there a time I was nervous about capability (I was nervous plenty of other times about various things), I didn’t have any doubt, I had confidence and peace when I left the office each time over several years that they would do whatever it took to take care of my family and I. I maintained a friendly and caring relationship with every one at the Green Law Firm for over 4 years. I have no regrets and am confident I was taken care of in the best manner for my situation. Do not hesitate to make an appointment with this team. Hopefully I will never need to hire a personal injury lawyer again in my lifetime, but if I (or someone I know) did, I would never hesitate to go back to them.”

Grim N. (Car Accident Client)

I recently used Greg to settle a personal injury suit I suffered from during a terrible car accident. The Green law firm staff went to work rapidly and decisively to get me the medical treatment I needed to get back to construction, coverage for my medical expenses, as well as a sizeable amount for my personal devastation. If you use any other attorney in the Springs you will be stealing from yourself. Thanks again Greg!!!

Lisa H. (Personal Injury Client)

Like most individuals in life, there are times that we encounter issues or challenges that require precise, legal advice. I have found that the Green Law Firm, under the guidance of Greg Green, provides conscientious, meaningful and supportive counseling. Not only did I feel confident and assured that my matter would be resolved through Greg’s efforts, but Greg also gave me the peace of mind and support that is often needed in difficult situations. I have also referred Greg to others, not only because of my confidence in his legal expertise, but also knowing that he will provide the same peace of mind to all his clients.

Gregory G. (Motor Vehicle Accident Client and Opposing Counsel)

I have worked a case against Greg Green. His scholarship and advocacy were impressive. He represented his client zealously, professionally, and with dogged determination. I didn’t think the case was all that great, not because of Mr. Green, but because his client’s case wasn’t all that great. I was so impressed with Greg Green that when I was a “victim” in a MVA, I didn’t hesitate – I called Greg Green. He prosecuted my case effectively, and in a short time he was able to get the insurance company lawyers to tender the value of the policy. Even better, he found other sources of compensation, AND got my health insurance policy to pay those costs as well. Without reservation I recommend Greg Green.

Jason K. (Personal Injury Client)

This is your attorney!! Greg handled my case from start to end as my personal protector. He is the kind of attorney that knows every angle of the case and he anticipates everything before it happens. He called me to make sure I was taking my medicine, researched my condition to make sure I got the best care, and he took care of me like I was his family. He was with me step by step through every struggle, always had time to take my call, and even comforted my parents. I will never be able to thank Greg enough… because of him I can now through the ball with my kids! I mention money last because I believe he truly wanted to help me as a person. But if you’re wondering, which everyone does, he landed me a settlement so big I was overwhelmed and couldn’t even ask for more!! Hire him today and you’ll have a lawyer in the family!!

Marcus O. (Car Accident Injury Client)

I was involved in a car accident in December of 2011 and for the entire duration of my lawsuit Greg Green and his firm have been more than helpful in every aspect. My family and I are more than grateful for all they have done for us and would recommend his services to anyone that has been in a car accident and needs expert representation and guidance along the road to recovery.

Dawn A. (Car Accident Injury Client)

Greg Green and his staff exceeded my expectations in representing me and my daughter after a car accident. Greg Green is proficient in Personal Injury law and a man of integrity. He came highly recommended to me by our physician; I am so glad I called Greg Green and have wholeheartedly referred my friends to him as well.

Becca F. (Car Accident Injury Client)

I was in a car accident in 2012 and had been unsure of how to proceed with my insurance company because they were trying to rush me into signing off on medical treatments even though I knew I still needed more physical therapy and chiropractic services among other things. I contacted the Green Law Firm after being suggested to do so by my chiro. I had no idea what to expect or how to go about the process of making sure my medical treatments were paid for since the insurance company’s deductible was almost reached and I still needed help. I spoke with Greg for about an hour in person for a consult and he was very honest and upfront. He encouraged me to talk to other law firms and choose someone to represent me that I was comfortable with. There was never any pressure at all and Greg told me if I ever had a question on a weekend that I could still call him- he went out of his way to be sure that I was included in the whole process. The office team was wonderful (Lisa is AMAZING!!!) and called periodically to check on me and give me updates on the process- they made it SO easy for me. In the end, the Green Law Firm not only made sure my medical expenses were covered but they made it so that I was able to walk away with part of the settlement money as well to compensate for my physical injuries from the wreck. I’m thankful for their hard work and diligence on my case and would recommend them to anyone.

Adam R. (Personal Injury Client)

I worked with The Green Law Firm on a personal injury case that involved my son. I set up an interview with Mr Green and also with another firm. During the preliminary interview with Mr Green I walked away with the following observations. He was patient and attentive. Mr Green spent at least over an hour reviewing our case and asking extremely intelligent questions. He showed genuine concern about my sons medical condition. We chose to employ Mr Green with our case. The tasks involved in managing a personal injury incident can be overwhelming for a person who is trying to raise kids and keep a job. This Firm took the initiative and assisted with all aspects of the case. This included financing for medical care, investigation into the accident, coordination with insurance companies. I strongly recommend this firm for anyone who has a legitimate injury claim.

M.H. (Personal Injury Client)

The Green Law Firm is outstanding. They treated us like family. Ours was a fairly complex case involving a severe car accident involving a drunk driver where our children were also injured. Greg and Katie not only handled our case extremely thoroughly but treated us like family for sure. We received multiple calls during the 12 months case just to see how we were doing and if we needed anything. We just weren’t customers to them, they genuinely cared about our well being and the health of our kids. I would recommend The Green Law Firm above any other in Colorado. They are a smaller firm that is absolutely committed to the people they are working for and do not take shortcuts just to cut a deal. Greg totally redefines what people expect in an attorney and Katie is awesome and dealing with all of the health issues that are involved in injury cases. I highly recommend The Green Law Firm for anyone who has been injured to represent them.

T.W. (Personal Injury Client)

Green Law Firm was prompt, professional and courteous when they handled my personal injury case. Every time I called the office, someone always spoke with me immediately and took the time to answer all my questions. They took virtually all the stress out of the process and I was very pleased with the settlement amount they negotiated on my behalf. I ended up having to testify against the other driver in a criminal trial. Molly, the paralegal at Green Law Firm, came to court to support me and stayed for the entire trial. She certainly went above and beyond, as they were only representing me in my personal injury case, and were not obligated in any way for the criminal trial. I would highly recommend Green Law Firm to anyone needing a personal injury lawyer.

M.D. (Personal Injury Client)

I had a great experience using The Green Law Firm. They communicated well and answered all my questions in a timely manner. I was treated with total respect and I did not feel like I was set aside or ignored. If I ever need legal assistance in the future I will call The Green Law Firm.

Mar (Car Accident Client)

I was a victim of a motor vehicle accident where I sustained significant injuries. After realizing what I was spending on medical bills I sought a lawyer. Green law firm provided top notch service from the time I contacted them. Greg Green and his team were professional, reliable, and extremely helpful. They took the time to explain how the legal process was going to proceed, and made sure I was comfortable with all aspects of the procedure. Their support relieved a lot of stress for both myself and my family. The Green Law firm went above my expectations so that I can continue proper medical care. I highly recommended this team to anyone needing guidance legal assistance in a personal injury situation.

Rita B. (Car Accident Client)

I was a victim of a motor vehicle accident where I sustained significant injuries. After realizing what I was spending on medical bills I sought a lawyer. Green law firm provided top notch service from the time I contacted them. Greg Green and his team were professional, reliable, and extremely helpful. They took the time to explain how the legal process was going to proceed, and made sure I was comfortable with all aspects of the procedure. Their support relieved a lot of stress for both myself and my family. The Green Law firm went above my expectations so that I can continue proper medical care. I highly recommended this team to anyone needing guidance legal assistance in a personal injury situation.

D.F. (Personal Injury Client)

I would like to thank Mr.Green and his entire legal council for exceeding my expectations on my settlement. Their management of my case and previous family members succeeds their reputation, of being prompt, accurate to the last detail and will represent their clients till an appropriate settlement is reached. If you are ever involved in a unfortunate situation, I personally wouldn’t hesitate to call Mr.Green and his law firm. 5 stars from my family and I… thanks.

Jason R. (Personal Injury Client)

Very great, quick, very nice to work with.

Pamela B. (Personal Injury Client)

Green Law Firm helped me settle my case! I was so relaxed knowing Andrea was handling it for me! Highly recommend this law firm, worth every penny!!!

Joshua H. (Personal Injury Client)

They are so professional anytime i had a question I was always able to talk to someone. They where able to think of ways on my case I would have never been able too. I certainly recommend Greg and the crew at Green Law firm.

Kimberly A. (Car Accident Client)

Several years ago I was in a car accident. I wasn’t sure of anything that day other than I was hurt, my car was ruined, and above the frustration and anger I was scared. I was referred to Greg and his team after it was clear to others that I needed someone to represent me and help me sort though everything. (Trust me, they all did A LOT OF sorting with me!! Thankfully, their organizational skills are remarkable.) When you speak to Greg you will have a sense of relief. He is realistic, honest, and truly wants to help you. The size of his law firm allows you to be a client that has their full attention, opposite of large law firms. Never was there a time I was nervous about capability (I was nervous plenty of other times about various things), I didn’t have any doubt, I had confidence and peace when I left the office each time over several years that they would do whatever it took to take care of my family and I. I maintained a friendly and caring relationship with every one at the Green Law Firm for over 4 years. I have no regrets and am confident I was taken care of in the best manner for my situation. Do not hesitate to make an appointment with this team. Hopefully I will never need to hire a personal injury lawyer again in my lifetime, but if I (or someone I know) did, I would never hesitate to go back to them.

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