Wrongful Death Lawyer Orange County, CA
Losing a spouse or other loved one leaves survivors facing a range of emotions. In addition to the grief, some families may be forced to deal with financial uncertainty and the prospect of carrying on without the support and guidance of a life partner and parent. When that loss is caused by another person’s negligent or violent act, the pain can multiply. Financial recompense may not assuage the emotional turmoil, but it could make the family’s future more secure. If you or someone you know has lost a loved one, call an Orange County, CA wrongful death attorney from Pro Attorneys for a free consultation: (833) 776-3777. We will explain your recovery options and devise a plan to fight for the compensation you deserve.
California wrongful death lawsuits
Those options may center on wrongful death claims or survival actions. Pro Attorneys will evaluate the circumstances of your loved one’s death to determine which will benefit you more.
Wrongful death claims seek to recover financial expenses and forgone financial benefits family members would have enjoyed had they not lost their loved one:
- Financial support such as wages and retirement benefits
- The gifts the deceased would have bestowed on the family
- Funeral expenses
- The value of domestic chores, home repairs, etc. deceased person would have performed.
- The loss of the deceased’s love, companionship, protection, advice, etc.
- The loss of a partner’s sexual intimacy
Survival actions usually are filed by the deceased person’s estate to recover costs incurred before death:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Punitive damages
For more information and a free consultation, call Pro Attorneys: (833) 776-3777.