wrongful death
Covid-19 is the technical name for the global pandemic that we are all facing right now. If you believe that your loved one acquired Covid-19 and died because of a healthcare provider’s negligence and carelessness, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim. During the pandemic, the most vulnerable population has been the...
covid-19 nursing home negligence
Many families depend on nursing homes to provide care for their elderly and disabled loved ones. During the current pandemic, there is stressed importance on the quality of care that facilities provide to nursing home residents. These residents are at higher risk of contracting the disease because of underlying medical problems and because of their...
Wrongful deaths at opioid rehab facilities
Drug and alcohol abuse and addiction have become a severe problem across this country. As far back as 2011, reports indicated that over 20 million people in the U.S. older than 12 years old suffered from a substance addiction of some kind. Unfortunately, nearly a decade later, millions of people still don’t get the treatment...
What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit and How Does it Work
If someone dies because of another person’s negligence or intentional conduct, a wrongful death suit can be brought against the person who is at fault or liable for the death. In a wrongful death suit, the family or estate of the deceased person can file a lawsuit against the party who was responsible for the...
School districts have an obligation to keep their students safe. When a school fails to do this, and its actions result in an injury or death, the school district can be responsible for paying compensation to the student who was injured. This duty to care for the health and safety of students extends off of...
In California, there are two basic types of lawsuits which can be filed after a person passes away due to another’s negligence or wrongdoing: a wrongful death lawsuit and a survival action. In a wrongful death claim, the immediate family of the deceased files a lawsuit seeking damages for the family’s own pain and suffering,...
When a person is tragically killed as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, the family is often left with many unexpected expenses. When that person required hospital care or surgery prior to death, these bill can cost the family hundreds of thousands of dollars. There is a way to recover these expenses that...
When a person’s death is caused by the carelessness or wrongdoing of another person, his or her family members have the ability to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for their loss. These lawsuits, known as wrongful death lawsuits, allow a family to find justice after the loss of their loved one. A wrongful death lawsuit,...
After the death of a loved one, the surviving family and friends often wonder, what now? Do I have the right to file a lawsuit? Is it even worth it to file? How much time do I have? What Is Wrongful Death? In California, if a person’s death is “wrongful,” that means that it was...
We all know drinking and driving don’t mix, but what happens when you mix drinking with the simultaneous use of alcohol and marijuana?   According to a study published earlier this year in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, when teenagers combined alcohol with marijuana, the risks of unsafe driving were significantly higher,...
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