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widow visiting her husband's grave after filing a wrongful death claim with a wrongful death lawyer
Do you feel like you have lost a loved one due to the action or inaction of someone else? If so, you may be thinking about bringing a wrongful death claim in California. It is important for you to be aware of the statute of limitations related to these cases. You do not want to...
doctors committing medical malpractice leading to a wrongful death lawsuit
To pursue a wrongful death claim, your loved one must have died because of another party’s negligence. Otherwise stated, this means a health care provider caused a patient to sustain injuries that directly or indirectly resulted in that patient’s death. That party’s surviving heirs then have a claim for wrongful death against the other party....
Person getting arrested after killing someone from drunk driving and causing a wrongful death lawsuit
During the past few decades, driving under the influence has been a significant problem. Across the United States, the legal limit for blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08%. Anyone who operates a motor vehicle with a BAC over this amount is driving under the influence and committing a crime and should be held responsible in criminal...
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...
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