Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Wrongful death lawsuit vs Other personal injury case

A wrongful death lawsuit must generally include the decedent’s potential to make a personal injury claim if they had lived. In other words, the accident’s circumstances would have allowed the decedent to file a personal injury lawsuit. Here are a few examples:

Survivors of several types of accidents may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim. Mishaps on building sites caused by unsafe conditions, accidents involving defective products, or brain damage received in a car or truck accident are just a few examples. A lawyer should be consulted by anyone who believes their loved one’s death could have been avoided. An attorney who is familiar with wrongful death laws can assist you in navigating your claim.

What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

When a person is killed as a result of another person’s carelessness, product liability, or malice, a wrongful death case may be filed. Pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit can be difficult because you must show that the death was caused or contributed to by the actions of others. Automobile or aeroplane accidents, workplace accidents, and medical malpractice are just a few examples of negligence-related accidents. Wrongful death lawsuits can also be filed when there is intentional violence that results in death. In such instances, the person or persons involved may be prosecuted under criminal law.

The amount of time you have to file a lawsuit in California is similarly limited. While the ordinary statute allows up to two years, in medical malpractice cases and other specific circumstances, the time limit can be reduced. It is crucial that you consult with an attorney as soon as possible if you believe you may have a claim.

Losing a loved one is a difficult thing to go through. If the death was caused by the fault of another person or entity, it might be considerably more devastating. A wrongful death lawsuit may provide some relief to the victim’s family, who are typically left with the emotional and financial burden of their loss. Oracle Law Firm a personal injury legal practice based in Costa Mesa fights for the rights of families. In Costa Mesa, we represent families who have lost loved ones as a result of the negligence of others.

How Oracle Law Firm can help You with your claim?

Our lawyers have the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue successful wrongful death lawsuits. Our goal is to get compensation for survivors so that they don’t have to go through any more pain as a result of their loss. We will participate in complex and extensive negotiations with the insurance company in order to obtain a fair payout. If we are unable to achieve just compensation through negotiation, our attorneys are fully prepared to litigate the issue in court.

We are aware that survivors are frequently confronted with the emotional hardship of grieving as well as the fury of knowing that their loved one’s death was caused by someone else. We offer compassion and expertise to family members to assist them get through this tough time. Call our office immediately for a free case evaluation if you have lost a loved one as a result of another’s conduct. Our lawyers will come to you, and there will never be a fee until you win or settle your case.

Frequently Asked Questions

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It depends on the circumstances. You will need to determine, for example, whether your state imposes “strict liability” on dog owners. If so, you may only need to prove that the dog injured you. If your state does not have a strict liability law, you may need to show that your neighbor knew or should have know of the dog’s vicious propensities before it attacked you.

A person bitten by a stray dog is unlikely to have a legal claim. Stray dogs are often not the responsibility of municipalities. If, on the other hand, a dog kept in the local pound escapes and bites you, you may be able to sue the pound. You may be able to obtain damages if you can prove that the pound’s negligence caused your injuries.

It depends on the situation. When making an arrest or doing any other task, police officers cannot use excessive force. Unreasonable force can be used when a police dog is used improperly. If this was the case in your situation, which you should evaluate with the assistance of an attorney, the police may be compelled to compensate you for your injuries.

The most common severe dog bite injuries involved in animal attacks requiring treatment and surgery in the emergency room include:

  • Extensive nerve damage
  • Broken bones
  • Puncture wounds
  • Deep lacerations
  • Torn skin
  • Post traumatic stress (PTSD)

Our Areas of Practice

Injuries to the body, mind, or emotions, as opposed to property damage. If someone else caused your accident and your injuries, however, you may be entitled to money for medical care, lost earnings, emotional trauma, and possibly much more depending on the specific case.

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What to Do After an Injury in Orange County, California?

Seek medical attention immediately:No matter how small your injuries appear to be, you must seek medical attention immediately after an accident.

Compile evidence from your accident: In an animal attack or an automobile accident, you want to get as much information as possible from the dog owner or the person who hit you.

Contact an Orange County attorney: Managing an accident claim alone is a nightmare.   Trust the experts for your claim. Our legal staff will prepare a solid case and handle all filing and negotiations.

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