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Beverly Hills Wrongful Death Lawyer

Legal Representation For People That Lost a Loved One Because of Negligence

There is no amount of money which can justify the loss of a loved one in a crash. However, you and your family can acquire financial compensation with the help of a Beverly Hills wrongful death lawyer. This will help you take care of your long-term and immediate costs.

It is important that you seek compassionate legal assistance whether you have lost a loved one to a serious car accident or any other type of accident. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch are here to provide quality legal representation.

Statue of Limitations for Wrongful Death

Under California law you get a particular time limit for filing a wrongful death claim. It is important that you consult with a Beverly Hills wrongful death lawyer sooner than later. Your lawyer will gather the information you need and take the lead in handling all legal aspects of the lawsuit.

Your attorney will review the type of death benefits available in your particular situation. They will explain the time duration till when the benefits will last and the things you can expect in the future. You will be explained all options, their limitations and benefits in detail, if there are different legal strategies to pursue.

Common Types of Wrongful Death Claims

Every wrongful death lawsuit is unique. Accidents can happen at any time and involve a wide variety of common situations. These are a few common causes for wrongful death claims:

  • Bicycle accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Unsafe conditions in a private or public setting

Car accidents are among the most common wrongful death claims in Beverly Hills. Regardless of how careful you drive; you cannot be sure that the other driver is maintaining the same level of caution. You can never be sure if the other person is paying attention while driving.

Vehicular accidents, such as car, motorcycle and truck collisions can happen in a matter of seconds with tragic consequences. You should speak with a skilled attorney as soon as possible if you were involved in a car crash.

Wrongful Death Damages

Your finances may get strained by the passing away of a loved one. Burial and funeral costs can quickly add up. Budget can become tight if you lose the main source of your family income. An experienced attorney can help you acquire compensation for the following in a wrongful death claim:

  • Hospital bills and medical treatment before the death of the loved one
  • Loss of future income
  • Burial and funeral costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of benefits
  • Loss of companionship

We understand that no amount of financial compensation can ever bring your loved one back. However, with fair compensation you can at least mourn in peace without having to worry about the financial consequences. You don’t have to worry about the next pending bill when your lawyer wins rightful compensation for you.

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

There are several eligible parties that can file a wrongful death lawsuit in California. These are:

  • Domestic partner
  • Putative spouse
  • Spouse
  • Children
  • Grandchildren
  • Stepchildren
  • Adopted children
  • Grandparents
  • Parents

Putative spouse refers to a partner that in all consciousness believes to be married to the decedent. Children of a putative spouse can also file a wrongful death claim in certain special circumstances.

It is important to note that the parents, grandparents and stepchildren can file a wrongful death lawsuit only when there is no surviving spouse or children. The parents and stepchildren will also need to prove that they were financially dependent on the decedent in order to file the claim.

It is recommended that you don’t wait to call a capable law firm. Your attorney will evaluate the particular circumstances surrounding your claim to determine whether you have a claim or not.

Beverly Hills Wrongful Death Lawyer

If you have lost a loved one becase of the actions or inactions of someone else– you need to get in touch with a winning Beverly Hills wrongful death lawyer at Walch Law immidiately. We have over 40 years of experience and a 98% success record winning wrongful death cases in Beverly Hills and throughout California. Set up your obligation free consulation with Robert and Gary Walch today and see why we are the law firm for you during this difficult time. We look forward to hearing from you! 1-844-999-5342 or fill out our contact us form

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