Dealing with the loss of a loved one is one of the hardest things that anyone can ever confront. It is even harder when that death resulted from someone else’s negligence. When an accident leads to someone’s death, very rarely is the family prepared for the economic consequences on top of emotional upheaval. From the loss of support to the cost of a proper funeral, there is a heavy financial burden in the wake of the loss of a loved one. When another person’s wrongful conduct causes the death of a spouse or other family member, then you may be able to recover compensation for the harms and losses that you suffer because of it. If you have questions about the loss of someone close to you. contact a Fairfield wrongful death lawyer at our firm today.
The Fairfield wrongful death attorneys at Wells, Call, Clark, Bennett & Clawson PC, handle cases on behalf of families who lost loved ones in a wide variety of circumstances, varying from medical malpractice to auto accidents. We understand that each case is unique requires extreme care. If you choose to handle a wrongful death case on your own, then you could be at risk of losing resources and the ability to recover from what compensation that you deserve.
Wrongful death occurs when a life is lost due to the negligent and preventable actions of another person. These cases are different than personal injury cases. Usually, personal injury cases result in a claim against the responsible party for an individual’s losses. In a wrongful death claim, the survivors seek recovery for damages on behalf of themselves and the victim. A wrongful death case presents unique challenges. Our law firm has the experience to help you know that the wrongdoer will face the consequences. We can bring you a sense of closure through helping your family seek the financial compensation you deserve.
Your family may be left with thousands or hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of hospital bills, funeral expenses and other debts. If the deceased was the primary provider, then you may struggle without the funds he or she would have earned. Furthermore, time is of the essence. Waiting too long may affect your recovery due to statute of limitation laws. Our law firm will pursue maximum compensation to cover all these expenses and lost wages. We will also seek compensation for your loss of companionship and other damages. Through our respected and professional help and because of our command of the state’s laws and regulations, we can help you maximize your recovery.
Wrongful death claims can help families handle a variety of accident-related expenses and losses. Some of these damages include loss of future income, funeral expenses, medical bills, emotional distress and more. However, to draft a wrongful death claim, you must be an eligible party. While relatives are usually able to bring a lawsuit, there are complicated rules and priorities set by law. California law has a hierarchy for the eligibility of relatives who may sue for the wrongful death of a loved one. Parties who may file a wrongful death claim in California include:
You have experienced enough traumas; do not let the legal process of recovering from your losses be another one. At Wells, Call, Clark, Bennett & Clawson PC, we are experienced in handling wrongful death cases, and we can help you recover from the person or company who caused the death. By holding these people and companies accountable, we make sure that these people do not injure or kill others. Our Fairfield wrongful death lawyers can help. If your family member has been killed by the wrongful conduct of another person or company, contact us today for a free consultation.