A wrongful death occurs when an individual is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another individual. This includes but is not limited solely to murder. To successfully bring a wrongful death case to action, all of the following elements must be present:
- The death of a human being
- Caused by another’s negligence or with intent to cause harm
- The survival of family members who are suffering monetary injury as a result of the death
- The appointment of a personal representative for the decedent’s estate.
Ensuring you can hire experienced and professional legal representation in matters as serious as this is of paramount importance. Not only will professional and experienced wrongful death attorneys hold your hand through every step of this difficult time, but they will also fight tooth and nail in a court of law to get you and your loved one the largest settlement possible.
Brennan Hershey is an experienced wrongful death attorney in Los Angeles. Serving clients throughout Southern California, the team at Hershey Law is here to ensure your family gets what it deserves. If you are in need of a wrongful death attorney in the Los Angeles area, please reach out for a free consultation!