26+ Years of Experience as a Wrongful Death Attorney Serving Lake Elsinore
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 Lake Elsinore 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. In fact, in 2014 a mother was awarded $1 Million in a wrongful death lawsuit against a Riverside County Sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed her Lake Elsinore son after his police cruiser was rammed by the stolen pick up he was driving. After any death where foul play was involved, attorney Eric Paris of The Paris Firm can advise you of your legal options free of charge.
For more than 20 years, our personal injury lawyers have represented clients throughout Southern California in wrongful death lawsuits. We have a record of winning impressive verdicts and settlements for survivors of those who died a wrongful death.
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 Lake Elsinore Wrongful Death Claim?
If a family member has suffered a catastrophic injury leading to death in Lake Elsinore, 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.