26+ Years of Experience as a Wrongful Death Attorney Serving Bakersfield
A “wrongful death” is a tragedy that did not have to happen and it’s the heartbreaking loss of a life that could have, and should have been prevented. If a family member has died in Bakersfield because another person or organization was negligent, or committed a wrongful or illegal act, you may be able to collect financial damages by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. For instance, in 2016 Kern County paid out $3.4 Million in a wrongful death lawsuit to the family of a man who was beaten to death by Sheriff’s Deputies.
For more than 26 years, our personal injury lawyers have represented clients throughout Kern County in wrongful death lawsuits. We have a record of winning impressive verdicts and settlements for survivors of those who died a wrongful death. Although The Paris Firm in Chino Hills may seem far away, our attorneys have handled cases locally and all throughout California. Like all law firms, after our initial consultation at your home or hospital, most of our communication can be done via phone and Email – but we never really leave your side. Contact us online or call us now at (909) 551-4040 to discuss your case.
The Paris Firm Recently Wins $2.4 Million Settlement for Wrongful Death Claim
Our client crashed into the side of a moving train because there were no warning signs, crossing gates and poor lighting and visibility. We brought a wrongful death action on behalf of the family and the railroad defended vigorously. We forced them into a mediation and resolved the case.
Why File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
In many cases, the survivors depended on the deceased person’s income. A wrongful death lawsuit can recover compensation for the deceased person’s future income as well as other damages, including loss of the love and companionship of a spouse or parent. In other cases, survivors pursue wrongful death claims to send a message. They know that money talks. Large verdicts and settlements can encourage the responsible parties to change their ways to avoid similar tragedies for families in the future.
Causes of Wrongful Death
Wrongful death can occur in many ways, including:
- Medical malpractice
- Unsafe premises
- Drunk driving, speeding or other negligent driving car accidents
- Defective products
- Toxic substances
- Bouncer Assaults
Intentional Acts Leading to Catastrophic Injury
A person who committed a crime that resulted in the catastrophic injury and subsequent death of another can be found not guilty in a criminal court, but still be held liable for damages in a wrongful death lawsuit.
The Paris Firm has the legal skill and empathetic nature to help you through this difficult time. Our goal is always to obtain the maximum amount of financial compensation in your case. At the same time, we will provide you with personal service, compassion, and respect throughout the process.
Do I Need an Attorney to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Bakersfield?
If a family member has suffered a catastrophic injury leading to death in Bakersfield, California, you have the right to obtain financial compensation for the damages you’ve suffered. Call The Paris Firm today at (909) 551-4040 and schedule a no obligation consultation. If there is no recovery there is no fee and there are no up-front out of pocket fees. Our firm advances costs on behalf of our clients.