A wrongful death caused by a drunk driver in Spokane claimed the lives of two victims. The first victim died at the scene of the car accident when a drunk driver drove over the curb colliding with a pedestrian. The wrongful death victim died due to his chest being crushed. Two other victims were hospitalized following the incident. Unfortunately, one of those two has also succumbed to their injuries and recently died in the hospital. These two individuals were said to be homeless and often lived on the street where the car accident took place. Witnesses say the drunk driver fled the scene of the accident and went into a nearby store. An employee saw the driver enter the store walk into the restroom. After using the restroom, the driver reportedly left the store without reporting the accident to officials. Police later found out this driver had a previous history of driving offenses and drug use. The driver was arrested and remains in jail with a $50,000 dollar bond. If the bond is met, the court will require her to use a vehicle interlock device. She will also be required to stay in Spokane County.
Wrongful Death Attorney Spokane
Since wrongful death claims are governed by statute enacted by the legislature, the persons who are entitled to recover claims are set by statute. In addition, the types of damages a person may recover are also set by statute. Contact an attorney at Parke Gordon Law Firm in Spokane for help with your case. Call our Spokane personal injury law office for a free consultation to discuss your wrongful death case with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We can usually tell you over the phone if you have a good case. You pay nothing until your case is settled. Contact the Spokane wrongful death lawyers at Parke Gordon to find out if you are entitled under the statute to bring a claim and if so, what types of damages you are entitled to recover. We are aggressive, experienced, and trusted and will fight to ensure you get a fair settlement.
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