Wrongful Death Lawsuits: The Compassionate Support You Need
When a loved one is lost tragically in death, your family needs compassionate support. Hiring a lawyer may not be the first source of support you think of, but it needs to be on the list. This is because many tragic deaths take place due to negligence or the fault of another person or business. In these cases, it is important to receive compensation to help your family financially as you grieve.
Here are some circumstances that may lead to a wrongful death lawsuit:
- Workplace Accidents – When a death occurs in a workplace, it is important to know what safety mechanisms were in place and if the worker had the proper training. Sometimes a business asks someone to do something they are not qualified for or without the proper safety gear. This would make the business negligent.
- Motor vehicle accidents – This is the most common cause of wrongful deaths. Whether the person who caused the accident was driving under the influence or was distracted, there are many reasons for a person to be at fault. The car insurance should cover the settlement in cases like this.
- Medical malpractice – When a medical professional misses an obvious diagnosis or mistakenly supplies a patient with a treatment that proves deadly, there could be ground for a medical malpractice case.
When Your Family Is in Need in Southern California
The compassionate attorneys at Petrov Law Firm are here to help your family during such a time of tragedy. Give us a call at 619.344.0360 to learn what our team can do to help your family.