BAKERSFIELD Wrongful Death Lawyers
Wrongful Death Claims in California
There is nothing more tragic or distressing than losing a loved one due to someone else's negligence. Be it a drunk driver who causes a fatal car accident or an issue with a defective product, these types of cases are often preventable. If you have lost a loved one in an accident that involved negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim on their behalf.
Filing a wrongful death claim against the responsible party can allow you and your family to obtain justice, peace of mind, and the compensation you need to move forward. You should not have to worry about how you will pay for your loved one's hospital bills and funeral arrangements, or how you will be able to cope financially if they were the sole provider of your household. Hold the responsible party accountable for their actions by filing a wrongful death claim with the help of our wrongful death attorneys at Klein DeNatale Goldner.
Seek Justice & Compensation for the Loss of Your Loved One
Types of Wrongful Death Claims
A wrongful death can stem from any kind of negligent, preventable accident. Klein DeNatale Goldner has handled all kinds of wrongful death cases with poise, compassion, and vigor.
We can help you seek compensation if you lost a loved one due to a:
- Car accident
- Bicycle accident
- Pedestrian accident
- Motorcycle accident
- Truck accident
- Dangerous or defective product
- Dangerous property
- Workplace accident
Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations
According to the California Code of Civil Procedure, the statute of limitations for a wrongful death claim is two years. The two years begin at the date of the death, which is why it is important to begin working with an attorney as quickly as possible in order to build a strong case.
How We Can Help You and Your Family
For nearly 70 years, Klein DeNatale Goldner has stood up for the rights of thousands of personal injury victims in the San Joaquin Valley and San Diego. When it comes to pursuing justice for the families who have lost a loved one due to negligence, we are even more motivated to help them secure justice. Our firm feels that it is our duty to take on cases that can make a difference; cases wherein someone else could get hurt if the defendant were to make the same mistake. Handling wrongful death cases allows us to go after those who are responsible for fatal accidents, which will lessen the chances of another tragic incident from occurring.
Because we work on a contingency fee basis, you owe us nothing unless we win your case. That means there is no financial risk in retaining our firm.
We have offices in Bakersfield, Fresno, San Diego, and Santa Barbara.