Accidents happen — and we understand that. But when a car accident results in wrongful death, you’ll not only want answers as to how it happened, but you’ll want justice for why it happened. The legal and financial ramifications of wrongful death cannot be overstated, which is why you’ll need an experienced personal injury attorney to handle your case. What is a Wrongful Death? In California, there is a very specific definition of wrongful death. A wrongful death occurs when someone dies as a result of negligence or malice from another person.
Wrongful death lawsuits are often a multifaceted process, with a high degree of detail to make sure the estate or family members of the deceased are valued and compensated from a tragic event. When requesting compensation it is often the case that people are not aware of what they can actually seek compensation for. There is a common misconception that estates or family members will only be compensated for things such as medical bills for the deceased, but this is not the case. There are a host of options that.
People who have been in a car accident typically focus on the damage to their vehicle. They ignore other types of damage that could be hurting them financially. When contacting their insurance company, getting money to replace the damaged car is often the only type of cash award discussed. Only speaking about the car’s value leaves those in car accidents worse off. Seeking only the value of the damaged car means that car accident claimants are cutting themselves off from three other types of cash awards. This is cash that.
Driverless car technology promises to change personal transportation as profoundly as the development of the gasoline-fueled automobiles did. People, because of age or disabilities, will be able to use automobiles because the car itself is the driver. Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft will become less expensive because the expense of a human driver has been removed from the equation. However, with convenience and access, some risks will be involved. For example, according to a recent article in Wired, some researchers at Ben Gurion University of the Negev have.
There are invisible dangers that lurk within many vehicles on the road. Carbon monoxide is an odorless and colorless gas that kills hundreds of Americans every year. Many of those who are impacted by carbon monoxide are exposed in their homes, often while sleeping. This dangerous gas can also be encountered in motor vehicles on and off the road. A leaky exhaust is usually the primary cause of carbon monoxide building up in the cabin of a vehicle. Even a small leak can be dangerous. Exhaust leaks can go undetected.
The high risk of accidents on motorcycles is due in part to the same things that make them popular: their small size and quick maneuvering. By making the right choices ahead of time and riding with visibility in mind, you and your bike can stay safe and out of trouble. Here are some ways to be sure you’re seen and accounted for by other drivers. Choose your colors wisely. Gray, black, and blue motorcycles can look sleek, but by blending in with the road they pose a huge risk to.
If you’ve been caught in a truck accident, you may not be in your senses immediately afterwards. It’s quite normal to feel disoriented and even to experience some memory loss immediately afterwards. If you’ve received a traumatic brain injury, then you’ll require immediate medical assistance. But if you’re just suffering from a concussion, then the doctor will most likely place you under observation for a day or two before letting you go. Getting Medical Assistance After a Truck Accident Remember that it’s important for you to consult a doctor and.
Some people think that being involved in a car accident is just a matter of bad luck. But the fact is that you can greatly improve your luck by taking suitable safety precautions while driving. The first thing you should do is make sure that you’re driving a safe car. Not all cars are created equal; some are distinctly safer than others. This article in U.S. News and World Report gives you all the safety ratings that you need to know. Buying a Safe Car The top three cars, according.
According to the LA Times, Blanca Briceno, a resident of Los Angeles County, called sheriff’s deputies to help her restrain her son, who was having what the newspaper referred to as a “mental health crisis,” back in March. At some point, things went horribly wrong as, according to Ms. Briceno, the deputies tasered and beat her son Eric to death. At one point the law enforcement officers were said to have grabbed her phone as she attempted to record the incident. Stories about alleged police brutality have been in the.
The Covid-19 pandemic is one of the most serious crisis of our age, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths, untold economic dislocation, and horrific anxiety even among people who have not caught the disease or know anyone who has. Naturally, cases of people who have died from Covid-19 have begun to touch off wrongful death lawsuits. A case in point, according to the Hill, is that of Daniel Ruiz, a 61-year-old inmate of San Quentin State Prison who died of complications of the virus. His family has filed suit against.