Wrongful death cases are some of the most emotional and difficult cases that we see in our legal practice, but they are also some of the cases that we are most passionate about. Our clients are frequently distressed and overwhelmed when they come to us after losing a loved one and we understand that even though we cannot help to bring back their loved one, we can help our clients obtain the financial security that they need and deserve. If you have a lost a loved one caused by someone else’s fault, contact a Los Angeles wrongful death attorney at Compass Law Group, P.C. to schedule a consultation. Our wrongful death experts will meet with you to review your case and discuss all available recovery options for you and your family.
When it comes to a wrongful death in California, depending on the facts of the case, there are actually two different claims that may be made for recovery: wrongful death and survival action.
Wrongful death claims are made by the estate’s personal representative or close family members of the decedent in an effort to recover for the family members’ damages as a result of losing the decedent. Plaintiffs may recover damages that include the following in wrongful death cases:
Survival actions are typically brought by the estate’s personal representative and are meant to recover (on behalf of the estate) the loss or damage the deceased sustained or incurred after the accident and before his or her death. Recoverable damages in survival actions may include the following:
In California, recoveries for pain, suffering, and disfigurement are not allowed in survival actions with an exception in some cases of elder abuse.
Wrongful death cases we often see are the result of car accidents, medical malpractice, abuse and assault, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, defective products, dangerous conditions at a business or residences, and work accidents.
If you have lost a loved one caused by another person’s fault, contact our Los Angeles wrongful death attorneys at Compass Law Group, P.C. to go over your case. You and your family did not deserve to lose your loved one and your loved one did not deserve to lose his or her life. Our wrongful death experts want to ensure that you and your family are compassionately and aggressively represented and that you receive a maximum recovery for your losses.
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This list isn’t all-inclusive; many personal injury suits have been raised based on different factors that aren’t included above. Our team of Los Angeles car accident attorneys can work on cases without anything out of pocket.
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