Gary L. Stapp Law Office

At the Law Office of Gary L Stapp we are  ready and waiting to help you.  If you need honest, experienced representation then please call. 

Grief Support

We encourage you to reach out and use the grief support services available in Alaska.

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Common Questions:


  • Who can file a Wrongful Death  Claim?
      Only immediate family members and dependents of the victim
  • When should I file?

            There is a statute of limitations for  these claim  Wrongful death claims need to be filed within two years of the accident or accident-related     death.  Any claims that are filed after this limit will not be valid. 

  • How much is my claim worth?

        There are so many variables in these types of claims.  You cannot get an accurate answer over the internet.  There is no magic formula to  decide such things.  Your best answer will come  from a face-to-face consultation with an experienced attorney.  Gary L Stapp has that experience and knowledge, and will be able to aggressively pursue a settlement for you. 

Call (907)452-4452 for your free Wrongful Death consultation. 

Call (907)452-4452 for your free  consultation.  We are ready to help you!

Alaska Wrongful Death Claims

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A wrongful death  claim occurs when someone is responsible in an accident, that results in the death of another.  As long as the individual killed in the accident was not responsible in any way, it is "wrongful death", and could allow surviving family member to file a claim. 

At the Law Office of Gary L. Stapp we know that there is no way to replace your loved one.  No judgment in court, and no amount of money can make up for that loss.  You will always have the grief and sorrow of a missing family  member.  We understand that you are experiencing one of the most painful, heartbreaking issues and that there is no easy answer to it. 


We also know  that it is helpful for family members going through this process to have someone they can rely on to make sure they are represented.  At the Law Office of Gary Stapp we will counsel and guide you through this process, providing compassion and support for you while aggressively pursuing your claim. 


No, money cannot even begin to fill that void left by the death of your loved one.  Losing a loved one under  any circumstances can be devastating.  But when an innocent  person loses their life in an accident caused by someone else, these feelings of grief and loss can be overwhelming.  Wrongful death laws are in place to compensate family members left behind. You do deserve compensation for financial  and emotional damages that result from the untimely death of a loved one.  It can help you pay  for the funeral and burial; loss  of income; loss of companionship and consortium; grief counseling expenses and other helpful means of healing and moving  forward.  It is in your best interest to have an experienced attorney fight for your claim, so that you don't have to worry about it.  You will have the peace of mind that your case is being well handled, and you can focus on other aspects of recovery for your family. 

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