Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

Code of Civil Procedure Section 335.1. Because of this if the claim is not filed within this time you will not be able to file later unless new evidence pointing to another fault of death is found.

​We at the Law Office of Scott Blumen, understand that several lives change when losing a loved one. The amount of physical pain, emotional stress, worries of medical bills, and funeral fees which can be obtained in these times are a lot for any person or family to handle. When the loss your loved one is because of the wrongful actions or negligence of someone else, it only adds to the pain. Don’t be left with an unsettling feeling, if you have recently had a loved one lose their life in an accident contact the Law Office of Scott Blumen for a free consultation and discussion about your potential case.

Who is Eligible to File a Wrongful Death case?

According to the California Code of Civil Procedure Section 377.60, anyone named in the deceased person’s estate plan can file a legal suit for wrongful death. Examples of this are but not limited to, the deceased’s surviving spouse, domestic partner, or children can file a claim. If in event the people listed prior exist then the person’s parents, siblings, grandparents, and other relatives are able to file.

How Long Do I Have to File a Claim?

Wrongful death lawsuits in California are in fact subjected to a statue of limitations, so the sooner you speak with an attorney, the better. In California, the statue of limitations is two years from the date of the deceased person’s passing.

​Recently lost a loved one in an accident and believe it to be the fault of someone else’s wrongful actions or negligence, contact our office for a free consultation regarding your claim. At the Law Office of Scott Blumen we are dedicated to helping our clients resolve their matters effectively and in a timely manner. Contact our office today for a free consultation to see if our office is able to help you (619) 293-4694.

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