San Bernardino Wrongful Death Attorney With Over 26 Years Experience
A wrongful death is a tragedy that did not have to happen and it’s the overwhelming heart ache loss of a life that could have, and should have been prevented. If a family member has died in San Bernardino because another person or organization was negligent or committed a careless, wrongful or illegal act, you may be able to collect compensation by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. Attorney Eric Paris of The Paris Firm can offer advice as to what legal remedies may be available.
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.
For more than 20 years, our personal injury law firm has represented clients throughout San Bernardino County in wrongful death lawsuits. We have a record of winning impressive verdicts and settlements for survivors of those who died unespectedly.
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 a large monetary verdict or settlement can encourage the responsible parties to change their ways and avoid similar tragedies 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
Someone who commits a crime which results 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. Here is a list of some of the more famous instances where this circumstance may have occurred.
The Paris Firm has the experience and empathetic nature to help you through this difficult time. Our goal is to help you navigate the mechanics of the lawsuit and obtain the maximum amount of financial compensation for you and your family. At the same time, we will provide you with personal service, compassion, and respect throughout the process.
Is an Attorney Needed to File a Wrongful Death Claim in San Bernardino?
If a family member has suffered a catastrophic injury leading to death in San Bernardino you have the right to pursue 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.