If you have lost a loved one to a fatal accident, you may feel as though your entire life has been turned upside down. One moment, you had plans in place for your future together, however that may have looked, then you are suddenly forced to come to terms with the realization that they will not feature in that future, all due to somebody else’s negligent or deliberately dangerous actions. When your loved one has lost their life due to a mistake – even if they are partly at fault for the fatal accident causing their own death – a San Bernardino wrongful death attorney from JML Law could be your key to recovering the full amount of compensation and damages you deserve.
There are some common misconceptions surrounding wrongful death claims in San Bernardino and elsewhere in California so, to clear up two of the questions we most frequently hear:
In San Bernardino, as in other parts of California, there are strict criteria applicable to wrongful death compensation claims. Under the relevant statute, the following relationships qualify you to file or join a lawsuit:
Should you be entitled to claim, wrongful death compensation can cover a range of damages, including the following:
A wrongful death lawsuit can be a very complex legal process, even when you discount the emotions which are bound to be running high. If you feel you may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit or to join an existing one, it is strongly recommended that you hire a lawyer with significant relevant experience.
To discuss your case with our expert San Bernardino wrongful death attorneys, call us today on 818-610-8800.
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident,