Wrongful Death Attorney in San Diego

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San Diego, CA 92101
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Wrongful Death Attorney in San Diego

Wrongful death occurs when someone dies due to the negligence, recklessness, or intentional wrongdoing of another party. When that happens, it's important to ensure that those left behind do not find themselves in a situation where they cannot afford to live the life they used to, especially financially, because of their loved one's unexpected death.

That's the whole point of hiring a San Diego wrongful death lawyer from Morgan and Morgan. We understand the financial effects such a death can cause to the families of the decedent, which is why we are committed to fighting for their right to compensation.

This ensures that even as they grieve their beloved, they'll not have to settle bills or expenses deriving from the unexpected loss out of pocket. If you recently lost a loved one due to someone else's negligence, please reach out to our wrongful death experts for a free case review.

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  • Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

    In San Diego and throughout California, personal injury laws allow immediate family members, such as spouses, children, or parents, to file a wrongful death claim or lawsuit. That way, if they win, they may be able to recover damages.  

  • What Types of Incidents Can Lead to a Wrongful Death Claim In San Diego?

    Wrongful death, as mentioned earlier, usually occurs due to some form of negligence. Examples of incidents that could ultimately lead to wrongful death include car accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, and defective products

  • How Is Fault Determined in a Wrongful Death Case?

    Fault in a wrongful death case is determined by establishing that the defendant's negligence or intentional actions directly caused the death. This involves presenting evidence such as photos and videos, medical records, and police reports to support the claim.

  • What Damages Can Be Sought in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

    In a wrongful death lawsuit, plaintiffs may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, funeral and burial costs, and the loss of and the financial support the decedent could have provided. In some cases, attorneys may also consider damages such as the victim's emotional distress and the decedent's pain and suffering before their death.

  • Is There a Time Limit for Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in San Diego?

    Yes, there is a time limit, which is two years from the date of death. If you miss this deadline, you'll automatically lose your right to sue.

  • What Is the Difference Between Economic and Non-Economic Damages in a Wrongful Death Case?

    Economic damages in a wrongful death case include quantifiable losses like medical expenses and lost wages. Non-economic damages, on the other hand, cover intangible losses such as pain and suffering or loss of companionship.

  • Contact Morgan and Morgan Today

    The loss of a loved one, especially if caused by negligence, leaves families with broken hearts. While we know that no compensation can bring back your beloved, it may help you feel whole again and give you a sense of closure. Please contact us today for a free case review. 

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