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If you lost someone you love in an accident caused by a negligent person or party, you need to know that you have rights. One of those rights is that family members of the victim may pursue a wrongful death claim in civil court. A San Diego wrongful death attorney at Padilla Law Group, LLP, can help you with a lawsuit to help eligible family members to claim economic damages, such as loss of financial support and non-economic damages.
While certainly tragic, a wrongful death in San Diego doesn’t mean you have to suffer in silence. The caring and dedicated California wrongful death attorneys at Padilla Law Group, LLP, have handled a wide range of wrongful death claims, from medical malpractice to motor vehicle accidents, and can help you get the compensation and settlement you are entitled to. Please contact an attorney specializing in wrongful death today for a FREE case evaluation.
What Wrongful Death Lawyers Padilla Law Group, LLP, Can Do For You
What is wrongful death?
Generally speaking, it refers to a death that was caused by the negligent or careless actions of another individual, company, or entity.
Although many pursue wrongful death claims, fighting these battles in court during what is an extraordinarily emotionally taxing time can demoralize you even further, and even diminish your ability to make the best claim. When you hire Padilla Law Group, LLP, we take the burden off you by acting as your representative and your voice, so that you can concentrate on addressing your grief without the worry of managing a lawsuit.
Who Can Sue For Wrongful Death In California?
California law survival statute states that certain family members are entitled to sue for wrongful death. These people include:
- The surviving spouse, domestic partner, children, and offspring of deceased children
- Dependents of the victim, and the spouse, children of the spouse, stepchildren, or parents, if the spouse was involved in a voidable relationship without knowing it was invalid.
- A minor, if he or she resided with the victim for 180 days prior to the death, and if the victim provided more than half of the minor’s financial support.
San Diego Attorneys Padilla Law Group, LLP, Can Start Your Wrongful Death Lawsuit Today
If a loved one or family member has died, contact a compassionate and dedicated attorney at Padilla Law Group, LLP, as soon as possible. The law only gives you a certain amount of time to seek economic and non-economic damages, but after that time elapses, you can do nothing to get the justice your loved one deserves.
You have already lost so much. Don’t miss out on your chance to recover financial compensation for your suffering.
The time is now to get the justice your lost loved one deserves. Please fill out our free initial contact form and get in touch with an attorney at Padilla Law Group, LLP, today to learn about your specific options.