Do You Have a Wrongful Death Case?
When a person dies due to the negligent behavior of an individual or entity, the designated beneficiaries of the victim can bring a suit for “wrongful death.” Wrongful death cases usually involve a family member who has lost a loved one and is suffering emotional or financial turmoil as a result. A wrongful death case is a civil suit brought by the family or estate against the party whose negligence caused the wrongful death.
It is possible that the person who is lost in a wrongful death case spent time in the hospital before passing away. Families must then figure out how to pay for medical bills and numerous other financial obligations while dealing with tremendous loss. Families, partners or dependents can file a suit to reclaim finances lost as a result of their loved one’s wrongful death.
In some cases, the person who died due to negligent behavior is the breadwinner of the family. In these circumstances, families have lost their provider. The loss of life can be felt both emotionally and financially. A family may now have to deal with medical bills while also figuring out how to support themselves, as a result of a negligent death. Designated beneficiaries, therefore, can file a suit to recover anticipated future deprivations and past monetary damages.
No amount of money can compensate for the loss of someone you love; however, it can ease the burden of financial pain. At Raynes Erickson, we believe in fighting for what is right. We understand that losing a loved one is difficult and complicated, and we also believe in justice. The statute of limitations could already be running out. We are SoCal’s Wrongful Death Attorney specialist, give us a call today to learn more about your legal options.