wrongful death lawsuit

There aren’t many things in the world more painful than the unexpected death of a loved one. What makes such a situation more difficult is when the death is caused by someone else’s negligence. Car accidents, workplace accidents, defective products, dangerous property hazards, pedestrian accidents, and involuntary manslaughter stemming from assault are common causes of wrongful death. But when should … Continue reading

wrongful death in CA

A wrongful death occurs when one person dies as a result of the negligence or wrongful act of somebody else. These are civil cases for damages. They might spin off of occurrences like motor vehicle crashes, bicycle or pedestrian accidents, construction and industrial accidents, medical malpractice or even a homicide or murder. Although the person who caused the decedent’s death … Continue reading

wrongful death laws

Wrongful death actions in California differ from many other states, as both the estate of the decedent and the surviving family members can sue for damages when gross negligence can be proven. The wrongful death claim standing is assigned to the family members, and the awards are specifically intended as financial recovery for them. It is separate from the survival action … Continue reading