CALIFORNIA TRIAL ATTORNEYS Wrongful Death Attorneys
California Wrongful Death Attorneys
If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by someone else, you may have rights under the law in California to file a lawsuit. The attorneys at Kalfayan Merjanian can advise clients on their legal rights and help them understand the laws around wrongful death claims. They fight for fair compensation and justice for their clients who have lost loved ones.
Losing a loved one is never easy. When a death happens because of an accident, it is overwhelming. When the accident is from someone else’s negligent actions, it’s devastating. The ache and pain from a wrongful death never goes away.
While no amount of money can bring your loved one back, it may help you recover financially from their death. You may have relied on them to provide for your family, and now you must deal with the emotional upheaval as well as provide for your family alone.
In California, you may have the right to file a lawsuit against a negligent party who caused a family member’s wrongful death. As a surviving spouse, partner, child or estate holder, you may be able to sue for damages against the individual who caused your loved one’s wrongful death.
The attorneys at Kalfayan Merjanian understand the pain one might go through, and are here to help their clients through difficult times. They understand the law for wrongful death suits and may be able to help reach a settlement award to compensate for the death of a family member.
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Deadlines
In California, there is a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit against a negligent party for a wrongful death suit. California’s statute of limitations gives a claimant two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
The window of opportunity to file a wrongful death suit is small, so the need to work with an attorney to file a lawsuit on behalf of your loved one should be done as soon as possible. KM lawyers advise clients on their legal rights and help to fight for compensation for their devastating loss.
Wrongful Death Settlement Damages
A wrongful death lawsuit can recover a range of damages for a loved one’s death. The attorneys at KM law pursue the maximum compensation for the wrongful death of a client’s family member. Under California law, you may be able to seek recompense for your losses in a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of your loved one for:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- All medical expenses
- Past and future lost income
- Loss household services
- Loss of financial support
- Loss of love, attention and affection
- Loss of community
- Loss of moral support
- Loss of guidance
If someone caused an accident that took your loved one’s life, you may have the right in California to file a lawsuit to cover your losses and expenses. The lawyers at KM law help their clients understand the laws regarding wrongful death and fight to attain a settlement that reflects the losses suffered. Contact us today at CA Trial Attorneys Powered by Kalfayan Merjanian for a free initial consultation. We do not charge any legal fees until the case is won.