Category: wrongful death

How Insurance Companies Devalue or Deny Valid Wrongful Death Claims

wrongful death | July 24, 2023

Insurance carriers an overreaching goal in mind – to limit how much compensation they pay out for a settlement. Unfortunately, the focus on profit often means that claimants receive devalued claims or a complete claim denial. Here, we want to examine the methods that insurance companies use to devalue or even deny valid wrongful death…

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Proving Wrongful Death in a Civil Case

wrongful death | June 14, 2022

Anytime a person loses their life due to the intentional or negligent actions of another individual or entity in California, the family members of the deceased may be able to file a civil wrongful death claim in court. This is separate from a criminal action that an individual may face for the death, which is…

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Differences Between Survival Action and Wrongful Death

wrongful death | August 20, 2021

Losing somebody that you love is incredibly difficult. This is particularly true when someone loses their life too early as a result of the careless or negligent actions of other individuals, companies, or entities. When this happens, surviving family members and the estate of the deceased should be able to recover various types of compensation…

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California Wrongful Death Laws

wrongful death | August 16, 2021

California law allows the family members of those who have lost their lives due to the careless or negligent actions of others to file lawsuits in order to recover compensation. Wrongful death laws can be hard to understand, which is why we want to briefly summarize the most important aspects of these statutes for you…

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A Failing Dam, Decades In The Making

Our Blog,personal injury,wrongful death | March 7, 2017

Following a torrential rain pour, the Oroville Dam burst, releasing some 300 million gallons of water on unsuspecting Californian, causing the deaths of five people and millions of dollars in property damages, including lost homes and more. 180,000 people were evacuated from the water’s pathway. The Oroville Dam, located north of Sacramento, began to crumble…

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Student says FedEx accident crushed his soul

Our Blog,wrongful death | May 9, 2014

A survivor of the deadly head-on collision between a charter bus and a FedEx truck that took place in California last month says that the accident left his soul “pretty much crushed.” The 18-year-old, who is a violinist, said the injuries he sustained in the April 10 crash, including a broken collarbone, may leave him…

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