When you lose a loved one under traumatic circumstances, getting through each day and allowing yourself to grieve can take all the energy and strength you have. Even thinking about pursuing a wrongful death case can be overwhelming and seem like an impossible task. However difficult it might be, it is important to take the necessary steps to ensure that you and your family do not suffer the undue burden of financial stress from lost wages and support.
Wrongful death is when someone dies due to the negligent actions of another person. Whether the death was caused by truck accident, bike accident, pedestrian accident, or a defective product, damages may be recovered for the loss of:
There is a limited amount of time in which to file a wrongful death legal claim. In addition, only certain loved ones are allowed to file claims. Spouses, children, and grandchildren have the rights to file a wrongful death claim. If none exist, parents, nieces and nephews, siblings, and other descendants may file a claim. The rules for filing are complicated, so contacting a California wrongful death lawyer is important.
If a loved one has passed away, please contact our team of wrongful death lawyers. We are here to guide you and counsel you throughout this difficult time and to explain the options that are available to you. Contact us at 888-804-7858 to schedule a FREE consultation to evaluate your case. You are under no obligation to use our firm, and we will provide you with an honest and accurate evaluation about the decisions you will need to make.
During this challenging time, it can be essential to have an advocate working for you, especially if you feel your situation is more complex than what is listed above. Our accident law firm takes pride in handling unique cases, so you can feel confident in discussing your circumstances with a personal injury law firm that will fight for you at every turn.