Wrongful Death Law

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Wrongful Death Law


There is no greater loss than the untimely death of a loved one. A wrongful death is one that did not have to happen and should not have happened, but occurred because someone else was reckless, careless, or negligent. The circumstances of every wrongful death case are unique, but the result is the same: a life is lost and a family must go on without the love and support of the deceased.

We represent the survivors of those who have suffered a wrongful death. We pursue financial compensation for your loved one’s pain and suffering before death and for the losses you are faced with afterwards. These can include loss of companionship and loss of your loved one’s financial contribution to the family. In California, wrongful death claims can be brought by the deceased’s surviving spouse, parents or children.

Compensating Families, Effecting Change

Many of our wrongful death clients pursue these cases because they are unable to survive financially without the income of the deceased. Others take legal action in order to prevent other families from suffering a similar tragedy. Insurance companies and corporations change their conduct when they are forced to pay substantial verdicts and settlements in wrongful death cases as a result of their negligence and failure to use reasonable care.

You can rely on us to handle your case with sensitivity, compassion and skill. Please contact us today to discuss your case and obtain resources to help you move forward.

Recent Results

San Francisco Pedestrian Death – Inattentive Muni Bus Driver Kills Pedestrian

Pedestrian v. City and County of San Francisco and Bus Driver
Resolution: $2 million settlement.

Infant Death Lawsuit – Newborn Baby Dies Following Mother’s Diabetes Complications

Mother Doe v. Hospital
Resolution: $400,000 arbitration result.

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We provide some past cases to illustrate our experience in a particular area. Not all of our cases are published on our site. If you have questions about cases we've handled in a particular area, give us a call. We represent individuals and families. As such, each case and case result is unique. We cannot guarantee an outcome on a case and you should question any lawyer who does. Learn more about determining your case value and how to select a lawyer.

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