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Upland Wrongful Death Attorney

Losing a loved one due to the negligent or intentional acts of someone else is devastating, and it can leave you wondering what to do next. At Montgomery Steele Law, you can count on having knowledgeable and experienced attorneys by your side throughout this entire process. We will get to the bottom of what happened so we can secure the compensation you are entitled to. Call our law office at (909) 310-8510 for a free consultation with one of our Upland wrongful death lawyers.

Why Montgomery Steele Law Is The Best Choice For You

When you are going through the emotional trauma after losing a loved one, you will want to have a qualified attorney you can trust and be comfortable with. At Montgomery Steele Law, we are going to put your needs first.

  • We believe that every client deserves excellent representation, especially when they are taking on insurance companies and other major companies. We hold all responsible parties accountable for your losses.
  • Our law firm has a track record of getting real results, including payout and settlements that cover all of your needs.
  • You will never have to worry about out-of-pocket costs. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you will not pay legal fees of any kind until we successfully recover financial compensation from the defendant.

Is An Attorney Necessary For These Cases?

Wrongful death cases can become incredibly complex because they often require significant investigation. Should you take legal action, your attorney will work to gather all of the evidence necessary to bring your case to a successful conclusion. This can include:

  • Accident reports
  • Video and photo surveillance of the incident
  • Eyewitness accounts
  • Medical records
  • And more

Your Upland wrongful death attorney will negotiate with the responsible party’s insurance company and legal team on your behalf in order to secure the compensation you deserve. Medical and economic experts may be used to properly calculate your total expected financial losses from the death of your loved one.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in California?

California law allows family members of those who have been killed due to the careless or negligent actions of others to file wrongful death lawsuits. The statute of limitations to file wrongful death claims is generally two years from the time of a person’s death, and the case is generally filed by the following:

  • Immediate family members of the deceased person
  • Surviving spouses
  • Life/domestic partners, financial dependents, putative spouses
  • Distant family members
  • Those who suffer financially from the death
  • Parents of a deceased fetus

Common Causes of Wrongful Death Cases

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 170,000 people died from unintentional injury deaths in the latest reporting year. These cases arise in various ways, including the following:

These cases are two-fold. They help give the deceased’s loved ones the closure and compensation they deserve, and they also hold those responsible accountable for their actions.

Let Us Secure The Compensation You Need

If you have lost a loved one due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of someone else, you may be entitled to significant compensation. At Montgomery Steele Law, you can count on our Ontario wrongful death attorneys to be by your side every step of the way. We will not let an insurance company low-ball you with a low settlement offer. Our goal is to secure the compensation you deserve through a wrongful death suit, which can include:

  • Funeral costs and burial expenses
  • Medical bills prior to death
  • Loss of future income and benefits of the deceased
  • Mental anguish damages
  • Loss of consortium or companionship damages
  • Punitive damages against those responsible

We understand this is a difficult time for you and your family members. When you need a wrongful death lawyer in Upland, you can contact us for a free initial consultation by clicking here or calling our law offices at (909) 312-2111.

Our personal injury lawyers serve clients all over the Inland Empire and surrounding areas, including Ontario, Riverside, and Rancho Cucamonga.

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