The death of a loved one is something we are not often prepared to deal with despite the fact that we understand that no one lives forever. A death can be especially challenging to cope with if a loved one is suddenly killed in an accident caused by a negligent party. Whether it is an automobile accident, work incident, slip and fall or a dangerous or defective product, a fatal accident can be difficult to deal with.
If a loved one has been lost in a fatal incident caused by negligence, it may be possible to file a wrongful death claim. At Bender & Gritz, APLC, our skilled attorneys understand that it is not easy to file a civil action; therefore, we take the time to deconstruct the process, helping our clients in the San Diego area fully understand what the process entails.
The death of a loved one is not just an emotional loss but a financial one as well. The victim could have been relied on as a parent, spouse and breadwinner. Thus, the substantial losses come from lost wages and loss of companionship. Our law firm can help you calculated the losses suffered, even detailing the medical expenses accumulated from the incident prior to the wrongful death.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s website. The loss of a loved one is a devastating event. The trauma experienced from such a loss is often exacerbated when a negligent or reckless party is to blame. In these matters, surviving family members may be able to file a legal action. A wrongful death claim could help one hold a negligent party accountable and assist with the recovery of compensation for the losses suffered.