A wrongful death can be a result of many different things such as:
When you have lost a loved one due the negligence of others, you need to contact a Stockton injury attorney immediately to discuss the types of compensation you deserve.
Generally speaking, a wrongful death occurs when one person causes the death of another without a lawful excuse for causing it. It’s important to keep in mind that although wrongful death cases and personal injury lawsuits have many similarities, they are different. Both are based upon the theory of negligence and results in injuries. The difference lies in who has the ability to bring an action forward and what area of compensation is awarded. When a person is severely injured in an accident, they take action to demand compensation in a personal injury claim. However, when a person dies, instead of the victim receiving compensation, it is the decedent’s heirs that will receive compensation. Losing a loved one in a wrongful death is a devastating and emotional event. The emotional consequences of such an event requires a skilled and knowledgeable attorney to help the family emotionally and financially. Contact an experienced attorney who can help you and your family during this painful time. (more…)
If you or someone you know has been bitten by a dog, it’s important you contact an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you in your case. California is a strict liability state which means a dog owner is responsible for the injuries their dog causes, even if they didn’t do anything wrong. However, there are some circumstances that puts someone else partially responsible such as:
No one expects to become injured when going about their daily tasks. We feel safe and comfortable walking the aisles of our local grocery store, walking on public lands, meandering the halls at work, entering the property of a friend and such. Unfortunately, slip, trip and fall accidents often occur when we are least expecting them. When a person is injured due to the negligence of someone else, injury claims are meant to assist the victim in their recovery. By pursuing legal action with the help of an accident attorney in Stockton, against the responsible party whose behavior, or lack thereof, resulted in physical injury, the victim may be able to recover damages that can help cover medical costs associated with injury. (more…)