Sacramento Wrongful Death Law Firm Seeks Justice for Fatal Harm
California attorneys pursue compensation for surviving families statewide
Any unexpected death of a family member is a tragedy, but it is even more traumatic when it results because of someone else’s negligence. When someone else is at fault, surviving family members may have grounds to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. Our attorneys at Mastagni Holstedt, APC provide clients with excellent legal guidance acquired from decades of legal experience.
Who can file a wrongful death claim in California?
California statutes are very specific about who can bring a wrongful death lawsuit. Parties with first priority are the spouse, domestic partner and children of the deceased person. Other parties to a wrongful death lawsuit can also be the following:
- Putative spouse
- Putative spouse’s children
- A minor dependent who resided with the deceased 180 days prior to death
- Children of deceased siblings
- Children of a deceased spouse
- Next of kin
Causes of wrongful death
Any incident that involves another person’s negligence, recklessness or wrongdoing can lead to wrongful death. Sometimes death is immediate and other times more prolonged. Our Sacramento law firm often handles wrongful death cases that arise out of the following types of incidents:
Experienced lawyers can help family members determine the extent of losses involved with their loved one’s wrongful death.
Consult an experienced wrongful death law firm serving Northern and Southern California
Mastagni Holstedt, APC in Sacramento, Rancho Cucamonga and Pleasanton is committed to representing families who’ve lost loved ones through negligence. Find out how we can help. Contact us online or call 877-212-6907 for a free consultation.