Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Claim in California?

A wrongful death claim can arise in California in the event that a person dies as the result of the negligence or wrongful act of another person or entity. It is a civil lawsuit brought separately from any criminal proceedings that may result from the person’s death. A wrongful death claim can help the loved…

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

If a close relative died because of someone else’s carelessness, mistake, or intentional act, you might wonder who can bring a wrongful death lawsuit. California statutes create a cause of action for the decedent’s personal representative or specific individuals to pursue the responsible party for their losses.  These lawsuits are sophisticated litigation, but California wrongful…

Damages in a Los Angeles Wrongful Death Case

Can I recover punitive damages in a California wrongful death action? The death of a loved one under any circumstances is heartbreaking, but the loss of a family member due to the negligence of someone else can be all the more tragic.  Wrongful death claims can be filed by the relatives of a person killed…

Investigating the Helicopter Crash that Killed Kobe Bryant, His Daughter, and 7 Others

Who is responsible for the death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and 7 others aboard the helicopter flying above Calabasas? News of Kobe Bryant’s death on January 26, 2020, left people around the world in mourning. The 41-year-old basketball legend was flying in a helicopter from John Wayne Airport to Camarillo Airport. Along with Kobe…