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Bakersfield, CA

Wrongful Death

Bakersfield Wrongful Death Lawyer

At Alvandi Law Group, we understand that losing a loved one due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another can be an incredibly challenging and devastating experience. Our Bakersfield wrongful death attorneys are dedicated to helping families seek justice and closure after the death of a loved one.

Our team of experienced wrongful death lawyers in Bakersfield will work diligently to investigate the circumstances of the death and determine the responsible parties. We are committed to helping families seek the compensation they are entitled to, including medical and funeral expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Contact us today at (661) 489-8212 to schedule a consultation and discuss the details of your wrongful death case.

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Call us 24/7 at (800) 980-6905 to find out how we can help you get the benefits or compensation you deserve.

What Constitutes Wrongful Death?

In California, wrongful death is determined based on several factors, including the cause of death, the relationship between the decedent and the parties involved, and the damages sustained by the surviving family members. Understanding what constitutes wrongful death is important, as it can help families pursue compensation for their losses.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

In California, those who can file a wrongful death claim are typically the surviving spouse, children, or domestic partner of the deceased. If none of these parties exist, other family members such as siblings or parents may file the claim.

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Eligibility for a Wrongful Death Claim

To be eligible to file a wrongful death claim in California, certain criteria must generally be met:

  • Legal Standing: Only specific individuals or entities have the legal standing to file a wrongful death claim (immediate family members, putative spouses, children, financial dependents, or the personal representative of the deceased person's estate).
  • Wrongful Death Cause: The death must have been caused by the negligence, recklessness, or intentional misconduct of another party.
  • Timely Filing: In CA, a wrongful death claim must be filed within two years from the date of the deceased person's death.
  • Proof of Damages: The claimant must provide evidence of the damages suffered as a result of the wrongful death. This can include medical expenses, funeral and burial costs, loss of financial support, loss of companionship, and other related damages.
  • Causation: It must be demonstrated that the actions or negligence of the defendant directly caused or significantly contributed to the death of the individual.

Types of Wrongful Death Claims

In the state of California, there are different types of wrongful death claims that can arise from a variety of circumstances.

Our skilled wrongful death lawyers in Bakersfield have extensive experience in handling a wide range of wrongful death cases involving:

Compassionate Support Throughout the Legal Process

No amount of money can replace the loss of a loved one. However, our attorneys will fight to ensure that families receive the justice and compensation they deserve. We understand the difficult circumstances families are facing and we are here to provide compassionate, yet aggressive, legal representation. We will explain your legal options, keep you informed about the progress of your case, and address any concerns or questions you may have.

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another, contact Alvandi Law Group today. Our experienced Bakersfield wrongful death attorneys are here to help.

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Reasons To Hire The Alvandi Law Group
  • Over Half a Billion Dollars in Settlements Won
    We have a record of success over the course of our career. Our results speak for themselves.
  • 100% Dedicated to the Injured
    We have committed our resources to solely helping injured people to so they may focus on recovery
  • If We Don't Win, You Don't Pay
    We only operate on a contingency fee basis: if we are unsuccessful in recovering benefits, then you don't owe us a penny.
  • Serving California for Over 15 Years
    We serve individuals and families all across California and bring decades of experience protecting the rights of injured workers.
  • Honest & Clear Communication
    We can provide unwavering legal support for every stage of the process, even if your claim has been denied.
  • Multi-Lingual
    Our firm is capable of serving clients in a variety of languages.

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