A wrongful death occurs when an individual is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another individual. This includes but is not limited solely to murder. In order to successfully bring a wrongful death case to action, all of the following elements must be present:
- The death of a human being;
- Caused by another’s negligence, or with intent to cause harm;
- The survival of family members who are suffering monetary injury as a result of the death, and;
- The appointment of a personal representative for the decedent’s estate.
Ensuring you are able to hire experienced and professional legal representation in matters as serious as this is of paramount importance. Not only will more professional and experienced wrongful death attorneys hold your hand through every step of this difficult time, they will fight tooth and nail in a court of law to get you and your loved one the largest settlement possible.
Brennan Hershey at Hershey law is an experienced wrongful death attorney Serving clients throughout the southern California / Los Angeles area. If you are in need of a wrongful death attorney in Los Angeles, please reach out for a free consultation!