Wrongful Death

Blady Weinreb's lawyers understand and our commited to assisting you with the severe emotional grief and trauma associated with the wrongful death of a loved one.  When a family member dies at the hands of another person or business, the surviving spouse (husband/wife), parents and children may have claims to wrongful death benefits and damages.  A lawsuit for wrongful death is a legal claim brought by family members or someone who supports them financially.  We are experienced lawyers who strive to assist you with continuing your life after the wronful death of a spouse, child, or other family member.  Blady Weinreb strives for the utmost client service and compassion in assiting our clients through the pre-litigation and litigation process.  Our reputation is based on our willingness to take every case we accept to trial, so that the defendant and insurance carriers know that we take each and every case with the utmost seriousness.

Wrongful death is when a death has been caused by the fault of another person. For example, wrongful death claims may arise from a auto accident, or a doctor's failure to diagnose a fatal disease. Wrongful death lawsuits or claims are generally filed by surviving family members, dependents, heirs and/or beneficiaries of the decedent.

The death of a loved family member caused by the negligence or wrongful act of others can be one of the most difficult times in life.  Determining how to take fincancial and emotional care of remaining family members after the loss of a loved one may include exploring the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsable persons or entities for financial compensation for lost income and other damages.  Recovery may include the amount of money that would have been earned by the lossed loved one, loss of companionship, and expenses incurred for medical care and funderal costs.  A recovery or settlement may assist in providing a secure and stable future for those survivors who have been impacted by the death of a loved one.

Claims for wrongful death may arise in a variety of circumstances, including but not limited to (1) motor vehicle accidents - Auto, Bicycle, Bus, Car, City and County Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Motorcycle, Taxi, Truck, ATV, SUV , (2) medical malpractice and neligence, including anesthesia malpractice and negligence, (3) freeway accidents, (4) wrong way drivere accidents, (5) train accidents, (6) hospital malpractice, (7) workplace accidents, (8) truck accidents, (9) bus accidents, (10) airplane accidents, (11) accidents while working or driving to and from work, (12) construction site accidents, (13) emergency room negligence, (14) driover negligence, (15) pedestrian accidents, (16) crosswalk accidents, (17) catastrophic collissions, (18) medication errors, (19) food poisoning, (20) helicopter accidents, (21) boating accidents, and (22) various other types of accidents.

Injury is the number one killer and disabler of persons aged 1 to 44.  In California each year, injuries cause:

  • over 17 thousand deaths
  • over 75 thousand Californians to be permanently disabled
  • over 240 thousand Californians to be hospitalized
  • over 2 million Californians to get treatment in emergency rooms

If you have lost a family member due to the fault of another person or corporation, please contact the lawyers at Blady Weinreb Law Group to consult about your case and to obtain an evaluation.