A Leadville woman was shot and killed by her accused stalker last week. 9News.com reports that the woman was shot by her neighbor who had been arrested and then released for stalking her. The woman’s husband maintains the District Attorney’s office is to blame. He claims that “the system killed my wife, because they didn’t do anything.” The neighbor was given a ten foot restraining order after his arrest.
Depending the specific circumstances, a homicide as the one described above may be considered a wrongful death. A wrongful death is the result of a voluntary or negligent act that ends in death. A wrongful death action is a civil lawsuit filed on behalf of the family of the victim against the person or persons believed responsible for the victim’s death. The statutes governing wrongful death actions differ from state to state and a local wrongful death attorney may assist in navigating the statutes of a given state.
If a family member or someone you love has been killed due to the negligence of someone else, you need an experienced and compassionate Pueblo wrongful death attorney to handle your case. Pueblo wrongful death attorney, Smith & Smith, has been successfully and aggressively serving victims in the state of Colorado for over a decade. For a free consultation call and speak to Pueblo wrongful death attorney (719) 544-0062 today.