Wrongful Death Claim
It is definitely a tragic experience losing a loved one due to another party’s negligence or misdemeanor. Hence, the law entitles the family of the wrongful death victims for appropriate legal remedies to at least lessen their further pain and financial burden.
This is where our Los Angeles accident lawyers can help. In our years of experience in providing expert legal assistance to wrongful death claimants, we have already obtained millions of dollars worth of recoveries for our clients. Our commitment to serve the people drives our team of compassionate yet vigorous lawyers to search for all available legal avenues in handling our cases.
Facts about Wrongful Death Claims
An accidental death of a person may be considered wrongful if it resulted from a negligent behavior of the defendant. As covered under the principles of the “Tort Law“, the families of the victims must first be able to prove the following elements of their cases in order to recover suitable compensations:
- the defendant’s actions or inaction has partially or entirely caused the death of the victim
- the defendant has been negligent or has strict liability over the victims safety
- the victim has his/her eligible beneficiaries or survivors such as his/her spouse, children, parents and other lawful dependents
- the victim’s death has caused monetary damages for his/her family
In a wrongful death claim, the victim’s survivors may recover these damages:
- Medical and Funeral expenses
- The victim’s estimated future earnings depending on his/her capabilities or job and current life expectancy
- The amount of the victim’s lost benefits such as his/her pension and medical insurance
- Loss of inheritance
- The survivor’s mental pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
- General and punitive damages
Right to Legal Representation
Bringing a lawsuit is indeed difficult for someone who does not understand the law and its procedures. Yet, you have the right to seek advice and hire representation from a legal expert.
Thus, if you have suffered the loss of a loved one and if you plan of pursuing a legal action against the liable party, consult our competent accident lawyers. We, at the Mesriani Law Group, are always geared up in providing you the most reliable legal assistance you can find in Los Angeles.
Just dial our toll free number or fill out our case evaluation form to obtain free legal advice coming from our lawyers.