The pain of losing a loved one can be extremely debilitating. If their death was caused by someone else’s fault, knowing that can make the ordeal much more traumatic. The family of the victim is often saddled with an emotional burden as well as a financial one, but these can be somewhat offset by attaining a wrongful death compensation in a court of law. At the Encino headquartered offices of Joseph Y. Avrahamy, we fight to make sure that bereaved families receive their just entitlements. We represent people who have been deprived of loved ones owing to the fault of others living in the state of California.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
Any surviving family of the decedent, including spouses and children, as well as those dependent on the former for support, can bring a wrongful death claim to court. There are a several other factors involved in this, especially in cases where decedent left behind no living family, or died without producing a will.
Regardless how that pans out, it is vital that possible beneficiaries of a legal action make haste in speaking with an attorney at our firm. This can help determine if there are ample grounds to file a lawsuit, as well as reasonably predict what damages a court would award. Comensation can often be availed with regard to financial support, care and companionship, funeral expenses, and cost of medical treatment leading right up to the victim’s death.
How our firm Handles Wrongful Death Lawsuits
The attorneys working at our law offices possess well over the requisite knowledge and experience to bring a successful wrongful death claim. The main goal is to acquire compensation for survivors in order to make sure their losses do not. This initially involves thorough and complex negotiations with the at-fault person’s insurance company, failing which our lawyers would move on to litigating with a view of obtaining maximum compensation.
We are acutely aware of survivors often carrying the burden of grief alongside well-placed anger at the person responsible for their loved one’s death. Family members who seek compensation are treated with compassion, and armed with the knowledge they require to pass through this difficult stage. If your loved one lost their life to someone’s negligence or wrongdoing, you should call our offices and get your case evaluated for free. If you do choose us to litigate on your behalf, know that we take our payment out of your settlement, or not at all.