The Difference Between a Wrongful Death and an Accidental Death
Posted in Wrongful Death on November 21, 2023
When a person loses their life due to an unexpected incident, family members and friends will most certainly have questions. One of those questions may be whether or not another individual was responsible for the incident. Wrongful death claims arise in a variety of ways throughout California, but not every untimely death is a wrongful… read more
Common Causes of Wrongful Death
Posted in Wrongful Death on November 20, 2023
Wrongful death claims arise when a person loses their life due to the negligent actions or misconduct of another individual or entity. These claims arise in a wide variety of ways, and they can allow family members and the estate of the deceased to recover compensation for their loss. Here, we want to examine more… read more
Who has the Right to File a Wrongful Death Claim?
Posted in Wrongful Death on July 17, 2023
If somebody you love has lost their life due to the negligent actions of another person, business, or entity, you may be able to initiate A wrongful death claim. In some states around the country, a personal representative or executor of the deceased individual’s estate is the one who has to file the wrongful death… read more
When Does a Death Qualify for Wrongful Death?
Posted in Wrongful Death on December 31, 2021
When an individual loses their life due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another person or entity in California, family members or the estate of the deceased should be able to recover compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it is important to understand when a death qualifies for a “wrongful death” lawsuit… read more
Four Elements of a Wrongful Death Case
Posted in Wrongful Death on December 17, 2021
Anytime a person loses their life due to the negligent or intentional actions of another individual or entity in California, a civil wrongful death claim could arise. Typically, family members or the estate of the deceased are responsible for filing wrongful death claims in civil court. However, plaintiffs are required to prove the negligence of… read more
Causes of Wrongful Death
Posted in Wrongful Death on December 1, 2021
Wrongful death claims arise in a variety of ways in the state of California. Anytime an individual loses their life due to the negligent or intentional actions of another individual or entity, the family members or estate of the deceased typically have the right to file a wrongful death claim in civil court with the… read more
How Do I Prove Wrongful Death in California?
Posted in California,Wrongful Death on February 21, 2020
If you have lost a loved one due to the careless or negligent actions of someone else, you may be entitled to compensation. Losing a loved one is an incredibly difficult experience for anyone, and you should not have to do this alone. Proving a wrongful death case in California can be difficult, but an… read more
How Long Does it Take to Settle Wrongful Death Claims?
Posted in California,Wrongful Death on November 9, 2019
If you lose a loved one due to the careless or negligent conduct of another person, you may be entitled to compensation. Wrongful death claims can be filed by surviving family members against those responsible for their loved one’s death. One of the most common questions in these cases is – How long does it… read more
Examples of Wrongful Death Cases
Posted in Wrongful Death on August 23, 2019
Wrongful death cases are complex, and people are often confused as to what wrongful death means. A wrongful death case arises when someone is killed due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another person, company, or entity. Today, we want to discuss the common ways these cases arise. As we review some examples… read more
What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Survival Action?
Posted in Personal Injury,Wrongful Death on October 10, 2018
The legal ramifications can be extensive when a person dies due to the negligent actions of another person or party. Two of the main ways the surviving family members can secure compensation for the wrongful death of another family member hinge on the wrongful death laws and survival action laws in the state in which… read more