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Bellflower Wrongful Death Lawyers

Bellflower Wrongful Death Attorney- Andrew L. Ellis Andy Ellis is one of the most successful Wrongful Death lawyers in Los Angeles California. Meet Mr. Ellis and find out how he helps his clients who have a wrongful death case.

When a loved one dies due to the negligence of another person, their family member may have a claim for monetary damages. These damages can compensate the surviving family members for the support they will no longer receive, as well as cover the final expenses of their loved one.  

Wrongful death claims can result from any number of causes. From traffic accidents to criminal acts, a wrongful death claim can stem from any negligent or reckless act. If your loved one died through no fault of their own, you and your family could have a viable claim for damages.  

The experienced Bellflower wrongful death lawyers with Ellis Injury Law are ready to serve you and your family during this difficult time. Our team will research the factors related to your loved one’s passing and work to identify any viable claims. To speak with our skilled personal injury lawyers, call today to schedule your free consultation.  

The right to file a Bellflower wrongful death lawsuit 

The California Code of Civil Procedure determines who may file a wrongful death lawsuit. According to the Code, the family members entitled to bring a wrongful death action include: 

  • Spouses 
  • Partners 
  • Children 
  • Grandchildren (in cases where there are no living children) 
  • Other children dependent on your deceased relative 

The laws regarding the right to file a wrongful death claim are complex and can be challenging without the help of a skilled wrongful death lawyer.  

The causes of a wrongful death 

While the death of a loved one is always tragic, not every passing results in a viable wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim is only available in cases involving negligence, gross negligence, recklessness, or an intentional criminal act. Common causes of wrongful death include: 

  • Vehicle accidents 
  • Drunken drivers 
  • Slip and fall injuries 
  • Drowning 
  • Criminal assault 
  • Abuse or neglect 
  • Medical malpractice 

Damages available in a wrongful death suit 

The damages available in a wrongful death lawsuit can compensate the surviving family for a number of losses. Primarily, these damages are intended to provide for those who would have relied on the deceased if it were not for their untimely passing. A plaintiff in a wrongful death action may also seek compensation for their loved one’s final expenses, including medical bills and funeral costs. Damages available in a wrongful death lawsuit include: 

  • Medical bills 
  • Future earnings 
  • Loss of companionship 
  • Lost benefits 
  • Burial and funeral costs 
  • Mental anguish 
  • Pain and suffering 

Consult with a Bellflower wrongful death attorney 

If you believe your family is entitled to compensation through a wrongful death claim, let a skilled personal injury attorney from Ellis Injury Law review your case. Our case evaluations are always free, and we only collect a fee if we are successful in your case. Our firm is committed to Bellflower families dealing with enormous tragedy, and we take pride in fighting for their legal rights. To learn more about your options, contact our firm today to schedule your free initial consultation.