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Top 3 Los Angeles Wrongful Death Questions

dsmith May 9, 2021

As Los Angeles and the rest of the world slowly start to come out of their houses and interact with the world more, the potential for serious and fatal accidents will also increase. As wrongful death attorney Los Angeles, we are here to help grieving families deal with the aftermath of an avoidable death by filing a civil claim to collect money from the responsible party. Here’s a look at some of the more common questions we get from our clients…

1.  What is a wrongful death lawsuit? 

Civil in nature, a wrongful death lawsuit seeks to hold the party responsible (or partially responsible—Los Angeles goes off of comparative negligence) for their actions that caused the death of your loved one. In many instances, there may also be a criminal case against the person but those are two totally separate lawsuits.

2.  How much is my wrongful death case worth? 

Let’s take a quick step back if this is a question you are wondering because you are trying to decide if it is worth it to file a case. It is always worth the initial free consultation with the wrongful death attorney Los Angeles at Walch Law to find out. Case value varies tremendously from thousands to millions depending on what happened and the insurance policies (or individual worth) of the responsible party.

3.  How do I File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Here’s all you need to do—call Walch Law immediately to get things in order. In most instances, you have two years from the death but in some cases (i.e. medical malpractice) it is a one year window. Working with us as your Los Angeles wrongful death attorney is easy and allows you to concentrate on picking the pieces back up and moving forward. As with anything, evidence is always best fresh and the sooner you hire us the sooner we can work to help get you important funds.

Do not delay in learning more about your legal options when it comes to a Los Angeles wrongful death lawsuit. We would love to help you and are ready to get started when you are. Get in touch with Walch Law today. For many, a winning Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer provides a sense of justice and closure in addition to money.

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