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california wrongful death statute of limitations

There is nothing more devastating and heartbreaking than losing a loved one in a preventable accident. Under California law (California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60), close family members of the victim have the right to hold a negligent party who caused a fatal accident legally responsible through a wrongful death lawsuit. Additionally, California law (California […]

Parties That Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit California

When a loved one passes away, the grief can be devastating. Yet when someone dies because of another party’s negligence, emotional anguish over the loss of a loved one frequently is accompanied with anger and frustration. If another party’s careless or reckless act caused the death of a close family member, it is important to […]

damages in wrongful death cases

At Starpoint LC, Attorneys at Law, we know that losing a loved one is one of the most devastating experiences that anyone can endure. We also know that the loss of a loved one results in unexpected emotional and financial costs that should be compensated by the party responsible for the wrongful death. When you […]

Examples of Wrongful Death Cases

As morbid as it may sound to say, every living person today must, at some point, face death; it is the natural course of life. However, death should be natural, occurring as a result of old age, not because of a preventable accident. When the death of a person occurs because of the wrongful actions […]

Average Wrongful Death Settlement

Losing a loved one in an accident can be a traumatic experience. And when you are coping with a family member’s death, thinking about filing a lawsuit may feel even more overwhelming. As you consider the option, you may have a multitude of questions, including whether or not you need an attorney, how much time […]