Types of Damages in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit by a Wrongful Death Lawyer

To lose a loved one due to someone’s negligence is extremely painful which makes suing the one responsible for it significantly distressing as well. Despite the emotional hardships involved in such a trial, being aware of the compensation you may recover can result in financial relief for your family and somehow punish the liable party.

For the purpose of guiding plaintiffs, a Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer describes California’s wrongful death laws and the kinds of damages that may be compensated in this kind of lawsuit.

California’s Wrongful Death Laws

If the negligent, reckless, or malicious actions of a person result in the death of another individual, surviving family members can sue the former through a wrongful death claim. The standard of proof in this type of claim is much lower than criminal cases, making it possible for the defendant to be acquitted of murder yet liable for wrongful death. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2qYVdkE

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