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Wrongful death cases arise when a person dies due to the negligence of another. The family of the victim suffer from emotional and financial pain. In this situation, they can file a case against the guilty party to get rightful compensation for the loss.
V. James DeSimone Law is a team of experienced Los Angeles wrongful death attorneys who have an expert legal staff that can help you in getting the compensation for the death of your loved one.
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Wrongful death case involves a civil action brought by the relatives of the victim who died due to an intentional action or negligence of another. Generally, a wrongful death case is filed by the immediate family members of the victim that can include the following:
In case the victim had no immediate family members, more distant relatives such as siblings, grandparents, aunts, and uncles can also file a wrongful death case. The court allows a single wrongful death case and if multiple individuals file wrongful death claims, the court consolidates them into a single case.
Wrongful death cases have certain key elements. The Los Angeles wrongful death lawyers at V. James DeSimone Law seek to prove that the defendant was guilty of the following important elements:
Negligence — The defendant should have acted in a negligent, careless, reckless, or intentional manner that resulted in the death of the victim.
Causation —The negligence of the defendant was responsible for the death of the victim.
Damages — The death of the victim resulted in losses such as treatment expenses, burial expenses, loss of income, loss of companionship and/or potential inheritance.
Contact the V. James DeSimone Law firm at (310) 693-5561 today to schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation for wrongful death cases in Los Angeles, CA.
The victim’s family can receive two types of damages in wrongful or accidental death cases:
James DeSimone and his team of attorneys are highly experienced in wrongful death cases, having significant recoveries for families in Los Angeles and throughout California. Every case we accept is a case that we prepare for trial in front of a judge or jury. If your case is eligible, we fully intend to take your matter to trial if we cannot arrive at a settlement that is right for you and your family. We handle wrongful death cases involving:
Utilizing our knowledge and experience related to wrongful death cases, we can help you pursue the maximum compensation for your losses. These losses may include financial, emotional and psychological strain caused due to the death of your loved one. The compensation also covers legal costs and attorney fees that arise due to filing a wrongful death case. This means you do not pay any out of pocket costs until the successful conclusion of your matter.
You should not wait to contact an attorney for a wrongful death case. The California Statute of Limitations allows two years for victims to file a case against the responsible party. You could lose your chance to get compensation for the losses if you fail to file a complaint or lawsuit within that time-frame.
The Los Angeles wrongful death lawyers at V. James DeSimone Law will help you collect evidence that can incriminate the guilty person without any reasonable doubt. The legal professional will interview a witness, visit the accident site, and review CCTV footage if available. You won’t have to worry if you are not able to attend a hearing due to personal commitments. Your lawyer will appear on your behalf in the court.
When you contact our experienced attorneys, we make sure to collect all the facts and evidence surrounding the case. This will ensure that you get the best possible representation for your case and increase the chances of a favorable outcome.
V. James DeSimone Law is located in Marina Del Rey, CA and can help you in your wrongful death matter. Our team of legal experts is fully committed to bringing justice to our clients. We go the extra length to ensure that the rights of our clients are protected and fully represented in the court. You can rest assured that you are handling your case in expert hands when you hire our legal attorneys to file a wrongful death case in Los Angeles, CA.
Get in touch with our wrongful death attorneys today.
You can contact us at (310) 693-5561 for a free, no-obligation evaluation of your matter.