San Diego Wrongful Death Attorneys
Representing Surviving Families in Wrongful Death Actions
Wrongful death occurs when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another party. Those who were dependent on, or a beneficiary of, the deceased individual may be entitled to monetary damages. Wrongful death claims commonly arise from car accidents, truck accidents, and construction accidents.
If you have lost a loved one, you are undoubtedly experiencing one of the most difficult times in your life. Taking legal action may not be on your mind, but it is important that you think about the future. Many families often experience devastating financial debt caused by the sudden loss of their loved one.
At Simpson Law Group, we are dedicated to helping surviving families seek financial peace of mind and justice. Our San Diego personal injury lawyers have extensive experience representing families in wrongful death claims and have recovered substantial settlements for clients. When you need an advocate, we’re here for you.
What Damages Can Surviving Loved Ones Recover?
Family members of the deceased, such as a spouse, domestic partner, children, parents, or another close relative, can file a wrongful death claim to seek damages.
Examples of damages that may be recoverable in wrongful death claims include:
- The amount of money earned by the deceased
- Expenses incurred by survivors for medical treatment
- Funeral and burial costs
- Loss of companionship
Like all personal injury claims, wrongful death claims also have statutes of limitations. Plaintiffs must take action within the 2-year time frame to be eligible for damages.
Helping Families Seek Justice & Peace of Mind
We understand that this is a delicate time for families. No amount of money can ever compensate for the loss of a loved one, however a wrongful death suit can help those who have lost a loved one to be financially secure in their future and provide them comfort of the responsible parties being brought to justice. The best result of a wrongful death suit is providing a sense of closure and security to the survivors. Talk to our team of experienced San Diego personal injury attorneys if you have any questions.