Do You Have Questions About Filing a Wrongful Death Case in California? We Have the Answers You Need
A wrongful death lawsuit may be one option to hold the individual responsible if you lost a loved one in an accident that was someone else’s fault. We have years of expertise assisting clients with this and other personal injury issues at Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas.
We recognize how perplexing this period is. Please contact us for a free legal consultation at 909-982-0707 if you want immediate answers to your issues. Otherwise, continue reading for general information.
How can I bring a lawsuit for wrongful death in California?
A wrongful death claim can only be made by specific people. An illustration would be a spouse or domestic partner. Children who depend on you may also be able to file. Depending on whether or not they were financially supported by their child, the parent of a deceased person may in some circumstances be eligible to bring a wrongful death claim.
The first step to take if you think you have a strong wrongful death case is to contact a lawyer. They can hear your side of the story and decide if you qualify to launch a case after hearing it. Always keep in mind that Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas provide free legal consultations.
How much compensation can I receive for my damages?
The particulars of your case will determine how much money you will receive as compensation for your loss. If you prevail in your legal battle, you could be awarded money to cover accident-related medical bills, final expenses, insurance continuance, lost wages in the present and the future, and predicted financial support for the family.
These are just a handful of the different sorts of pay you might be qualified for. To assist make sure you receive all the compensation you are entitled to, you need an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side.
How long does it take to resolve a case of wrongful death?
Again, it depends on the circumstances. These cases are frequently resolved without going to trial or even before the lawsuit is formally filed. We have also witnessed wrongful death cases that underwent unforeseen developments and required years to resolve. When you deal with Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas, we will discuss both the potential rewards of a settlement and the potential losses of litigation. Then, you can choose what best suits your requirements.
Should I pursue a wrongful death claim or accept the insurance payout instead?
Never accept an offer from the insurance company before speaking with a personal injury lawyer. Keep in mind that the insurance industry’s sole objective is to ensure the biggest profits possible. As a result, they are unlikely to make you an initial offer for the full worth of your case. An attorney can examine their offer, examine your situation, and provide you with a more accurate picture of your choices.
What is the cost of bringing a wrongful death claim in California?
It will not cost you anything to submit your lawsuit if you engage with a lawyer like Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas who accepts cases on a contingency basis. Because we only get paid if you receive a settlement or award, we have no financial incentive to lose your case. Call 909-982-0707 right away to speak with someone about your choices.