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San Bernardino, California is sunny, bright, and spectacular. Its Mediterranean climate allows for many residents and tourists to enjoy many outdoor activities. Home to just over 215,000 people, San Bernardino has many parks and recreational facilities. Perris Hill Park is the largest parks in the city and is well equipped to entertain. Silverwood Lake is a wonderful place to visit. This fun, upbeat reservoir has boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, and campgrounds for all to enjoy.

With so much to do and see in San Bernardino, there are unfortunate wrongful death incidents that happen all the time. If someone that you love has passed away due to a wrongful cause of death, Walch Law understands that the pain that you feel is incalculable. We want to work with you through this trying time to recover financially for the loss of your loved one. We know that no amount of money could ever fill the void that you now have in your life, but we want to make sure that you recover for the lost finances due to the death of your loved one. Visit our website today to learn more about our services and how we can help you with your case.

Frequently Asked Questions About Wrongful Death Claims

Each state has specific laws that define who qualifies as a victim of a wrongful death claim and who may seek financial compensation for the death of a wrongful death victim. There are specific costs that you may recover as well in a successful wrongful death suit. Our expert attorneys can help you identify specific circumstances regarding your case to help you to maximize your recovery. Below, two of these questions are briefly answered, but are by no means all-inclusive. Call us today to learn more!

Who is Considered a Victim of a Wrongful Death Claim?

A victim of a wrongful death claim in California must be proven to have died due to the negligence of another party or individual. To prove negligence in a wrongful death claim, it must be shown that the person who was responsible failed to exercise a reasonable level of care towards others, and especially towards the decedent.

One example would be an individual that is texting while driving when they accidently hit and kill someone. Drivers are expected to exercise caution while driving and have a duty of care towards pedestrians and other drivers. By not exercising this standard of care, someone texting while driving could be found guilty of negligent driving.

Medical malpractice is another example of a cause of wrongful death. Additionally, suicide may be considered a wrongful cause of death if individuals responsible for the care of the victim failed to exercise their expected duty of care. A fetus or unborn child are not recognized as victims of wrongful death in California.

If you think that someone you love was the victim of a wrongful cause of death, contact our office today to learn more about the specific laws in California regarding wrongful death, and speak with a seasoned San Bernardino wrongful death lawyer regarding your specific circumstances.

Who Can Recover Financially From a Wrongful Death Suit?

Immediate family members have the clearest right to recover for the death of a loved one, according to California laws. Spouses, children, and parents are all included in this category. Other family members and loved ones have a less straightforward approach that they must take when seeking compensation from a wrongful death claim. However, financial recovery is still possible, and our attorneys can show you how! Contact us today to find out more!

Speak With a Seasoned San Bernardino Wrongful Death Lawyer

If you have reason to believe that your loved one’s death was caused by someone else, we have expert attorneys that can help you to identify important elements of your situation that will help you to recover financially. We have over 40 years of experience when it comes to handling wrongful death claims in San Bernardino, and throughout California. We know that it can be difficult to think about legal processes and paperwork during this trying time in your life. We want to do all of the work for you so that you don’t have to worry about anything related to your legal claim. Click here to visit our website or call our office at 866-INJURY2 [866-465-8792] to talk to a seasoned San Bernardino wrongful death lawyer for a FREE consultation regarding the death of your loved one. We are the law firm in California that you can trust to handle your case with diligence, care, and transparency.

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