No matter our age or the age of a loved one, we are never fully prepared to say goodbye to someone we care about. Death is a part of life. However, one never expects that one will die because of the negligence of another party. While accidents do happen, accidents are frequently caused by the negligence of others. Because of this, following a fatal incident, surviving family members should take the time to explore their rights and options when it comes to determining the cause and holding someone accountable for the death of a loved one.
A fatal accident is an event that can throw one's life off balance, causing them to spin with emotions. It can be difficult to accept that a family member is no longer with them, and it can be challenging to move forward. At Bender & Gritz, APLC, our law firm understands that this is a difficult and trying time, which is why we are dedicated to being there for our clients in the San Diego area.
While nothing can be done to bring back a lost loved one, what can be done is prove that someone is to blame for this tragic death. Our law firm is focused on results, and by looking at the goals and needs of their clients; they work diligently to provide optimal results to our clients.
By assessing the available information, conducting further investigation and consulting with witnesses and experts, our attorneys paint an accurate picture of the situation. This not only helps uncover the evidence that can illustrate cause and accountability but also helps them arrive at a number with regards to damages suffered.
To learn more, check out our law firm's wrongful death website. Although no one expects to be in this situation, it is important to address these matters timely. There is a set timeframe to file a civil action, and it is important that the challenges and the emotions involved in the matter doesn't prevent a surviving loved one from filing a wrongful death action for damages.