There is no way one can ever be prepared for the accidental death of a loved one whether through a workplace accident, pedestrian accident or a defective product accident. The devastating effect on a family of this type of loss cannot be fully appreciated by anyone outside of the family. On top of the emotional trauma, the additional financial demands can seem overwhelming especially when the victim was a primary source of support. Families caught in these circumstances should seek the help of a Los Angeles personal injury attorney who is passionate about obtaining justice for the surviving family members.
We understand the challenges your family is facing can be multiplied by unexpected medical and final expenses. In order for a serious accident to occur, there must be negligence of others. Most families come to us wanting answers to questions such as; “How could this happen?” and “Who is responsible?” An independent investigation is very often necessary to get to the truth and identify the cause and the liable parties. A skilled accidental death lawyer with our firm can prevent vital evidence from being lost if brought into the case soon enough. Visiting the scene of the accident, interviewing witnesses, consulting knowledgeable experts and conducting thorough research and much more may be necessary for preparing your claim for filing.
We feel a personal responsibility to our clients to help them obtain answers and the monetary settlement to provide the financial resources which allow them to move forward. This recovery is especially important for a family with younger children. A wrongful death claim may be brought against an individual, a government entity, or a business. Compensation for a wrongful death claim can include final medical expenses, funeral costs, lost income and loss of companionship. If you wait too long you may lose the opportunity to obtain justice. Speak with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer at Okabe & Haushalter who can help you understand your options.
Contact a Los Angeles Accidental Death Attorney at our firm will take a personal interest in your situation and give you sound advice.