Wrongful Death in San Francisco: How to Seek Justice for Your Loved One

How To Seek Justice For Your Loved One In San Francisco

When someone’s life is unexpectedly taken away due to another person’s negligence or wrongdoing, it is known as wrongful death. For the family and friends left behind, seeking justice for their loved … […]

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Suing for Wrongful Death: Understanding Wrongful Death Truck Accidents

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Auto accidents are traumatic, emotional events for everyone involved. This emotional difficulty is amplified when it results in the wrongful death of a loved one. If the accident involves a semi-truck, there is a good chance that the big rig carries significant insurance protection that can make filing a lawsuit feel complicated, drawn-out, and overwhelming. […]

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How Do You Prove Wrongful Death in California?

How Do You Prove Wrongful Death in California?

In California, if you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person or party, you may be entitled to wrongful death damages for your losses. However, before the court will award financial compensation, you must be able to prove negligence, which typically requires the help of a California wrongful death attorney. […]

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Filing a Wrongful Death Claim After a Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim After a Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Pedestrian accidents are some of the worst accidents. When a pedestrian is struck by a driver, it almost always results in serious injuries, some of which are even life-threatening. These accidents can be especially tragic when it involves the loss of a loved one. However, while no amount of money can replace losing someone you […]

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$951,000 Wrongful Death Accident Settlement

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A brother and sister in California contacted us when their father was killed in a car accident. The accident occurred on US-101 northbound in San Francisco and was the result of a distracted driver rear-ending their father’s vehicle. He sustained severe injuries and later passed away in the hospital. After the accident and their father’s […]

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Traffic Deaths on the Rise in California

Traffic Deaths on the Rise in California

Please be advised that the following topic is for informational purposes only and not a legal matter currently handled by our firm. If you need further assistance regarding this particular topic, you can contact your local Bar Association for a referral to an attorney who may be able to address your inquiry in more detail. Los Angeles […]

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New Law Expands Non-Economic Damages in Survival Actions

New Law Expands Non-Economic Damages in Survival Actions

When someone in California is killed due to the negligence, recklessness or intentional wrongful act of another person, there are two causes of action that arise: A wrongful death lawsuit to compensate the survivors for their own economic and non-economic losses; and/or A survival action to compensate the estate for losses suffered by the decedent […]

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Can Minors File Wrongful Death Claims in California?

Can Minors File Wrongful Death Claims in California?

It’s hard to imagine the anguish of being a minor child left behind after a parent’s wrongful death. Even as this young person struggles to accept the tragic loss of their loved one, other hardships also surface. The adult’s death puts the family’s finances in jeopardy, creating an additional burden of funeral expenses and burial […]

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When is the Hospital Responsible for Paying Your Wrongful Death Claim?

When is the Hospital Responsible for Paying Your Wrongful Death Claim?

If you lose a loved one due to a hospital’s poor care, you have the right to file a wrongful death claim. Under California Code §377.60, state law entitles heirs, dependents, and estate representatives to pursue compensation for wrongful deaths. A successful wrongful death claim eases your burden at a difficult time. As you struggle […]

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