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Upland Wrongful Death Attorney

Losing a loved one due to the careless or negligent actions 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 us when you need an Upland wrongful death lawyer.

Why Montgomery Steele Law Is The Best Choice For You

When you are going through the emotional periods after losing a loved one, you want to have an 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 carriers and major companies.
  • We have 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, and you will not see a bill until we successfully recover compensation from the defendant.

Is An Attorney Necessary For These Cases?

Wrongful death cases can become incredibly complex because they often require significant investigation. 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 insurance carriers and legal teams on your behalf in order to secure the compensation you deserve. Medical and economic experts may be used to properly calculate your total expected losses from the death of your loved one.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in California?

California 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 these 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 decedent
  • Life 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 attorneys to be by your side every step of the way. Our goal is to secure the compensation you deserve, which can include:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Cost of pre-death medical care
  • Loss of future income and benefits of the deceased
  • Mental anguish damages
  • Loss of consortium or companionship damages
  • Punitive damages against those responsible

When you need an Upland wrongful death lawyer, you can contact us for a free case evaluation by clicking here or calling us at (909) 312-2111.

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