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Wrongful Death Law California

When you lose a loved one unexpectedly due to an accident or negligent action, it can take a significant toll on your emotional and financial wellbeing. Wrongful death law in California recognizes this and allows survivors to pursue compensation from the responsible party in the form of a wrongful death claim. Here is everything you need to know about...

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Wrongful Death Damages in California

Losing a loved one in a preventable accident is a tragedy that no family should ever face. However, each year, there are more than 15,000 accidental deaths in California. While there is no amount of money that can adequately make up for the loss of a family member, by bringing a wrongful death claim, you can recover compensation that...

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Survival Action in California

When someone survives their injuries due to another person’s negligence, chances are they may file an injury case against the one responsible. However, some victims may die before they can seek compensation, leaving families emotionally and financially devastated. By filing a survival action in California, the head of the victim’s estate can pursue the compensation owed to the victim...

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The Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations in California

Every state has its own wrongful death statute, and every state sets its own wrongful death statute of limitations. The wrongful death statute of limitations in California includes several exceptions that sometimes apply. Don’t assume that an exception will apply without talking to your lawyer first, however. The California Wrongful Death Statute When someone suffers an injury because of...

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How Much is the Average Wrongful Death Settlement in California?

Losing someone you love is devastating, especially when another party’s negligence caused their death.  Eligible surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault parties. While no amount of money will bring your family member back, it can help with the unexpected financial burden you are facing.  Understandably, family members want to know...

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Electrocution & Electric Burn Injury Claims in California

Electrocution and electrical burns are regarded as damage that occurs to either the skin or internal organs following a person’s direct contact with an electrical current. Electrocution is the fifth leading cause of work-related injury deaths throughout the United States. Even when the victim does not die, they may experience severe burns, heart attacks, broken bone, busies, and spinal...

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Can Family Members Sue For Wrongful Death In California?

                          Family members can recover damages when a close relative has died due to a wrongful act that results in death. You can bring a claim for wrongful death in California within two years of the injury that caused the death. Wrongful death cases in California are...

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What To Do When Mistakes Causes Death

When a mistake causes a person to lose their life, the family can bring a claim for wrongful death against the responsible parties. If the person was killed instantly, the claim is limited to wrongful death, but if they suffered before they died, there can also be a claim for pain and suffering. These cases are complicated because they...

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