San Francisco Wrongful Death Cases
When an individual dies through the negligence, reckless act or dangerous act of another individual, or a through a defective or dangerous product, it is likely that you have the right to file a wrongful death case. These suits are filed against the party who caused the death, and it is an attempt to get some form of justice for the loss of a treasured family member. Although no monetary compensation can actually balance out the loss of a family member, the compensation received can assist the family in avoiding financial ruin after suffering the death of the loved one. A wrongful death claim can vary in the amount of the claim, based on the damages suffered by the family. This can include the medical costs prior to death, the funeral costs, and the loss of income that the loved one would have provided to the family had they lived, as well as pain and suffering, loss of companionship or other possible claims. A
San Francisco wrongful death lawyer can provide the legal representation required in the filing of these complex legal claims.
Wrongful death claims can be a solution for a variety of types of accidents that have resulted in the tragic death of a family member. Some of the types of circumstances that may lead to a wrongful death claim include the following:
- Workplace accidents
- Car accidents
- Drunk driver accidents
- Truck accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Animal attacks
- Gas or chemical explosions
- Dangerous or faulty products
- Wrongly administered or fatal medications
- Industrial accidents
The legal team at the Law Offices of David R. Silva is dedicated to assisting families in wrongful death cases. It is important to know that there are specific time restrictions in which to file such a case, as well as the requirement that only certain family members have the right to file such a claim. With a review of the details of the case, a wrongful death lawyer from the firm can advise you how to best move forward with this legal action. The attorney takes your case personally and will fight aggressively on your behalf.