WRONGFUL DEATH LAWYER LOS ANGELES
What You Need To Know
Wrongful death is when someone dies from the legal fault of someone else. Wrongful death occurs in transportation accidents, products liability, medical malpractice and occupational hazards such as exposure to hazardous chemicals. Wrongful death can also occur by the misconduct of another person. There are claims where individuals, businesses and government agencies that have behaved negligently intentionally or failed to act as reasonable person would; contributing to the wrongful death of a person can be legally liable.
The types of damages to sue for are economic, non-economic and punitive.
The statute of limitations for a wrongful death case is usually 2 years.
There are certain procedures for making a wrongful death case and may only be brought by the personal representatives of the decendents estate. There are certain statutes for these procedures.
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Few personal injury firms have the experience and proven results at trial as the McElfish Law Firm. Through our decades of experience, we have honed our litigation skills and strategies in service of obtaining maximum recoveries for our clients. We will begin investigating the facts of your accident and/or injury as soon as we begin representation.