Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyers

A wrongful death lawsuit claims that the victim was killed because of the negligent or intentional acts of another.  A defendant can be an individual, a group of individuals, or a corporate entity.  Here at Downtown LA Law we understand that the tragedy of losing a loved one is very difficult to bear and can lead to great suffering and pain.  We are here to help, our team of Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Attorney’s have the reticent skill and knowledge to represent you and your loved ones in this time of great grief and mourning.

The Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyers at Downtown LA Law recognize that the loss of a family member and or a loved one due to the actions of others is a experience which can never be compensated by any financial compensation.   But we advise you to seek vindication of your loved one right and hold those who cause death responsible for their actions.  Just Compensation is your right and a vindication for your loved ones.

Law Firm for Wrongful Death Lawsuits

In California Relatives including Spouses and Children of the deceased can recover compensation for the death of their loved ones

Definition and Classification of Wrongful Death:  Wrongful death is defines as the death of a person by someone who is liable but did not directly and deliberately cause the death of that individual.   Usually wrongful death is characterized as the “the negligence of another leading to death”.  A wrongful death claim in common law jurisdiction has been specifically made due to a loophole where a person cannot file a lawsuit if he or she is technically dead.

Common Causes of Preventable Fatalities in the United States:

  • Traffic Collisions – Truck and Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents and bicycle accidents
  • Firearm Accident – or acts of intentional murder via the use of firearms
  • Acts of violent crime – Assault and battery, sexual assault
  • Medical Malpractice – Including surgical errors, medication errors leading to overdose of drugs
  • Preventable drownings
  • Slip and Fall accidents – anf falls from high places
  • Elder Abuse
  • Fires – death from sustaining severe burn injuries, smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Workplace industrial machine accidents
  • Toxic substances – Asbestos, toxic mold and lead poisoning


Death in the Workplace:  Work hazards due to health ans safety violation pose a risk of severe injuries and death to employees. There many incidences that will actually lead to the  tragic death an employee.   There are individual cases where death in the workplace is caused by another individuals negligence or inaction. Putting the responsibility of the accident on that person or his corporate entity for lack of training or lack of safe work environment  in a legal claim is known as wrongful death.

Who can recover in a Wrongful Death Claim: Under California Wrongful Death CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE  SECTION 377.60-377.62 a cause of action for wrongful death can be asserted by The decedent’s surviving spouse, domestic partner, children, and issue of deceased children, or, if there is no surviving issue of the decedent, the persons, including the surviving spouse or domestic partner, who would be entitled to the property of the decedent by intestate succession.

Compensation for a Wrongful Death Claim:

You are entitled to the following applicable compensations for the death of a family member or a loved one:

  • Pain and suffering.
  • Recovery of loss of earnings due to the death of a loved one
  • Loss of Companionship:  Compensation for your loss of companionship. Include loss of consortium
  • Compensation for financial losses including reimbursement for burial costs.
  • Compensating for hospital and medical care bills.

Other factors used to determine compensation in a wrongful death action include, age and health of the decadent, emotional loss, degree of financial dependency on the deceased individual, funeral expenses, pain and suffering.

Downtown LA LAW Can Help:

If your family has suffered the death of a family member due to a tragic accident then you must first mourn your loss and heal your suffering.   Seeking vindication of your rights is our job.  At Downtown LA Law Group our Los Angeles Wrongful Death Attorneys are skilled and knowledgeable in defending the rights of those who have died from the negligent actions of others.  We will hold liable those who caused incident including, manufactures for defective products, car and truck drivers, and employers.

Our aggressive L.A Lawyers will keep on the offensive until they make sure you and your families have been fully compensated.  We will go to trial and take on liable parties and their insurance carriers’ so that your rights are protected.

NO RECOVERY…NO CONTINGENCY FEE:  If your love one has been a victim of wrongful death from an accident in the city of Los Angeles, we believe that you have suffered enough.  We believe your rights come first, and that every individual deserves proper, adequate, skilled and aggressive representation. It is under this belief that we stand by our policy: “NO RECOVERY…NO CONTINGENCY FEE.

How to Get in Touch With Us

If you like to speak to a Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyer and discuss such matters contact us at (855) 385-2529: We’ll take the necessary legal actions to make your wrongful death claim successful.  All our Initial Consultations are Completely FREE OF CHARGE to our clients.

Remember it is crucial to act quickly after a loved one has been killed before any limitations can lower or extinguish a rightful claim. Call us for a free consultation. 855-385-2529

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