Honest, Straightforward Legal Advice For California Personal Injury And Wrongful Death Claims
Many people can become injured by simply going about their daily lives and not taking any unusual risks. A car may suddenly rear-end your vehicle, or a patch of uneven pavement may trip you and cause you to fall and become injured. In these situations, you can quickly find yourself in the emergency room with severe and costly injuries.
I am attorney Scott M. Blumen, and I have been helping clients in San Diego recover compensation for serious workplace and other injuries for over 30 years. In my decades of experience, I have seen all manner of injuries. From severe car accidents that leave people unable to continue working to catastrophic construction accidents to slip-and-falls.
I have helped many people get back on their feet financially. Let me help you.
Guiding Families Through The Wrongful Death Claims Process
I have seen firsthand how lives change after losing a spouse, child, parent or loved one in a devastating personal injury. The amount of physical pain, emotional stress and concerns over medical bills and funeral fees are legitimate issues loved ones face.
Fortunately, certain eligible family members can pursue a wrongful death lawsuit to recover monetary losses associated with the accident.
Who Is Eligible To File A Wrongful Death Claim In California?
California law sets forth the following: Anyone named in the deceased person’s estate plan can file a legal suit for wrongful death. This includes the deceased’s surviving spouse, domestic partner, or child. If in the event these individuals do not exist, the deceased’s parents, siblings, or grandparents can pursue a claim.
How Long Do You Have To File A Claim?
Wrongful death lawsuits in California are subjected to a statute of limitations. This means that eligible family members have limited time to file a lawsuit and recover compensation and must file within two years from the date of the deceased person’s passing. If this window of time passes, they could be barred from pursuing a claim.
Contact My Office For Answers Today
Whether you have recently lost a loved one or you have been injured yourself, you probably are looking for answers.
At Scott M. Blumen, Attorney at Law, APC, I have the skill and experience to help. Call 619-839-0865 today or send me an email to set up a free consultation with a catastrophic injury lawyer to talk about your accident or loss.