What is a Wrongful Death Claim?

Losing a loved one is devastating.

The death of a spouse, child, sibling, or parent is incredibly painful, especially when it didn’t have to happen. When it was the result of someone else’s negligence, the pain can be accompanied by confusion and anger. Could this have been prevented? Why did it happen? Who is responsible?

The last thing you want to think about when someone close to you dies is a possible wrongful death lawsuit. It’s much more likely that you will be in mourning and shock. While you may be falling into depression, you must still arrange a funeral.

It’s hard for you to put out of your head the simple fact that your loved one’s death could have been prevented – they could still be with you today – if not for someone else’s mistake.

Wrongful death claims can arise from virtually any type of event, including automobile accidents, truck accidents, slip and fall accidents, work place accidents, and nursing home negligence.

A wrongful death is a death caused by a negligent, reckless, or intentional act committed by another person.

The purpose of wrongful death law is to provide justice and fair compensation for the family members and dependents of a person they relied on for financial support. The suit is brought on by family members.

Family members can recover, with the help of an experienced wrongful death attorney, compensation for the following:

  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of love and affection or companionship
  • Loss of future support
  • Loss of consortium

If a family member lost their life due to another person’s negligence, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. Contact the San Bernardino personal injury law firm for the help you need and the compensation you deserve.

Having the right legal team means your attorney owes you more than just simplistic advice. Their job requires listening to you talk about your loss, helping you make sense of it, and giving you assurance that we will be at your side through everything, and finally delivering the best possible outcome in your favor.

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