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Ambulance responding to a negligent car accident that caused a wrongful death
Wrongful death transpires when a person dies due to negligence or misconduct of another party. With that in mind, thousands of wrongful death claims are filed each year in California. Generally, wrongful death can occur in just about any situation. However, the most common types of wrongful death cases in California include:  Car Accidents or...
What are the Four Liabilities Where Someone Can Be Held Accountable for Wrongful Death?
What is a Wrongful Death?  A wrongful death occurs when one party’s actions, misconduct, or neglect cause another person’s death. Common examples of wrongful death include, but are not limited to:  Medical malpractice Car accidents Intentional murder Defective products  Generally, a party can file a wrongful death claim against another in circumstances where the victim...
Man texting and driving while driving an autonomous vehicle. He gets into a car accident and kills someone. They hire a wrongful death lawyer.
Contrary to popular belief, self-driving or autonomous cars have a higher accident rate than vehicles driven by humans. Though the injuries caused by autonomous vehicles are typically less severe, they still sometimes lead to fatal results.  With that in mind, if your loved one has been injured or killed in an accident involving an autonomous...
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...
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