Let our Antelope Valley wrongful death lawyers help you find your way through this difficult experience.
Lancaster Wrongful Death Lawyer
Filing Wrongful Death Claims in California
At Accident Attorneys, we fight to protect the right of accident victims and help families recover financial compensation for their losses. If you have lost a loved one in an accident that should have been prevented, we want to hear your story.
You may be entitled to claim monetary damages by filing a wrongful death lawsuit, and we encourage you to fill out our free case evaluation form so that we can review your situation and determine whether you have grounds to sue.
With more than 75 years of combined experience, we are ready to take on even the most challenging cases for our clients.
Who Is Eligible to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in California?
The civil courts in Lancaster, Palmdale, and throughout the Antelope Valley recognize the right of surviving family members to sue for the wrongful death of a loved one.
The people that are eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit are:
- Surviving spouse or domestic partner
- Surviving children
- Grandchildren (in cases where the deceased person’s children are deceased)
- Other minor children that were dependent on the deceased for significant financial support, such as stepchildren
- And anyone else that would be entitled to the deceased person’s property under intestate succession
What Damages Are Available in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
If you prevail in your claim you could receive comprehensive financial compensation for the economic and non-economic losses you have suffered.
These include the costs of:
- Medical expenses incurred in relation to the fatal injury or illness
- Loss of earnings and other financial contributions which you could have reasonably expected to receive
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Value of lost personal service, advice and training
- Emotional distress
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of society and companionship
Seek Justice for Your Loved One
We understand that no amount of money can replace the tragic loss of a loved one. Your wrongful death claim is about more than the money. In addition to claiming financial compensation, our goal in a wrongful death case is to help our clients obtain justice by holding the other party accountable for his or her negligent actions.
By taking legal action now, you may not only be able to receive monetary damages, you could also help to protect others from suffering similar injuries in the future, whether you are suing a drunk driver, a negligent medical practitioner, or the manufacturer of a defective product.
Call our wrongful death attorneys in Lancaster today at (661) 261-4929 to start a free consultation.
One of the most common types of product liability claims involve auto parts leading to a car accident. Other types of product liability claims include the following faulty products:
Children’s toy parts
Design defects are one of the most common product liability claims filed. Manufacturing defects are another common type of claims filed. An anottorney can help you determine what is the most practical approach for your case.
To successfully file a product liability claim, whether for a design or manufacturing defect, is to prove the file a claim that proves:
Your (the defendant’s) relationship to the product
Unreasonably dangerous condition of the product
The relationship between your injuries and the defective natur eof the product
Your case does not need any prestige or size to qualify for a product liability claim. You deserve justice in your case as have the tens of thousands of individuals who have filed product liability lawsuits each year. If you are ready to take the next step to fight for what you deserve, give our team a call today!