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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in California?

There is nothing worse than losing a loved one, especially when you believe their death could have been avoided. Wrongful death is a legal cause of action that can be brought by certain surviving family members or the decedent’s estate to secure compensation when a person dies because of someone’s wrongful or negligent act.  The California wrongful death lawyers...

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What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Survival Action in California?

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another, you may be entitled to compensation. In general, there are two types of actions that you can file after you have lost someone: a wrongful death action and a survival action. The two actions are similar, but they do have important differences. This article discusses...

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Does Insurance Cover Wrongful Death in California?

Depending on how an accident happens, insurance policies offer different types of wrongful death coverage in California. But even when an insurance policy does provide compensation, wrongful death insurance coverage amounts may not always restore a person’s total losses. Hiring a personal injury lawyer to work with insurance companies will help assure that you obtain a favorable settlement.  An...

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What Is Loss of Consortium In California?

Spouses and domestic partners rely on each other for many things. A loss of consortium claim is one way to recover financially after the death or injury of your spouse or partner. Wells Call Injury Lawyers offers decades of experience in California personal injury law to help you understand the loss of consortium claim. Contact us today to get...

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What Are the Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim in California?

Losing a loved one is always difficult. It is even more upsetting when your family member died prematurely because of someone else’s negligent or wrongful conduct. When this happens, you need a personal injury lawyer to prove the misconduct and seek damages while you grieve. At Wells Call Injury Lawyers, our experienced wrongful death attorneys understand how delicate these...

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CA SB 447 and Why It’s Important for My Wrongful Death Claim

Losing a loved one under any circumstances is devastating. But the devastation can feel compounded when their loss could have been avoided if not for the actions of another.   If you’ve lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence, you might wonder what to do next. In many cases, you may be able to file what’s...

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Statute of Limitations for a Wrongful Death Claim in California

Losing a loved one is a tragedy, one that is worse when someone else causes their death. When your loved one dies in a preventable accident, you could have the legal right to bring a claim for wrongful death. While no amount of money will bring your family member back, you might have the right to hold the negligent...

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Examples of Wrongful Death Cases in California

A wrongful death is when someone’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional actions cause another person to die. Certain surviving family members can bring a legal claim for damages. While no amount of money will bring a loved one back, wrongful death claims can provide much needed financial support during this difficult time. Here are several examples of wrongful death cases...

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What Is the Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settlement Average in California?

Wrongful death lawsuits are a type of personal injury claim. If you are contemplating starting such a claim, you may be wondering what the wrongful death lawsuit settlement average is. Unfortunately, there is no way to accurately gauge the wrongful death lawsuit settlement average because each case is unique. How much someone can recover depends entirely on the circumstances....

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How Long Does a Wrongful Death Case Take in California?

When a loved one passes away due to someone else’s negligence or intentional actions, it can be devastating for your family. Surviving family members may have the right to bring a wrongful death claim against the defendant. Understandably, many clients want to know how long does a wrongful death case take to resolve? Well, the answer is that it...

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