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Uber accident leading to miscarriage

In the fleeting moments that follow a car accident, the immediate concerns are often physical injuries and the immediate aftermath. Yet, for some, the consequences extend far beyond the visible, touching the very fabric of future hopes and dreams. Among the most heart-wrenching of these outcomes is experiencing a miscarriage as a...

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How are neglectful death lawsuits processed?

Losing a loved one is traumatic enough, but losing them unexpectedly, mostly through someone else's negligence, can be even more difficult. Aside from the sadness and emotional pain that the surviving family members of the deceased may experience, they also have financial concerns.

A death is considered "wrongful" or...

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California Amends Wrongful Death Legislation

California has temporarily changed the types of money damages available in wrongful death cases. The amendment applies to all existing wrongful death cases for which the plaintiff filed a motion for trial preference, as well as all wrongful death cases filed between January 1, 2022, and January 1, 2026. 

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How a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Works

Surviving family members or a deceased person’s estate can file a wrongful death lawsuit against the party whose wrongful act or failure to act caused the death of a close relative. If your loved one met an untimely death because of someone’s wrongful or illegal negligent, reckless, or intentional act, you might...

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Benefits of Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A wrongful death lawsuit arises when a family member dies because of the negligence or wrongful acts of another party. The lawsuit is a civil action that is separate and apart from any criminal charges filed against the party responsible for another person’s death. The civil lawsuit is not dependent upon...

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Can a Family Member Sue for Wrongful Death?

If the negligence or wrongdoing of an individual or party causes the death of an individual, the party responsible for causing the death might be held liable for civil damages under California’s wrongful death laws. The law provides a process for a person’s loved ones to seek compensation for their loss...

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