An 11-year-old boy was struck by a pickup truck
as he crossed the street in n intersection near his Montclair middle school
. The driver turned into the intersection
at the same time that the boy was walking.
The accident occurred around 8 a.m. outside of Vernon Middle School in Montclair
. The man drove a large Chevrolet pick up truck; he may have run the boy over, so quick was the accident, but he did immediately stop and help, and began to cooperate with officers who arrived. There was no indication of drunk driving
or impairment of the driver.
The boy was rushed to the hospital with severe head wounds; he was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The boy was fresh into the beginning of 7th grade at the time of his passing.
Wrongful Death Attorney in Los Angeles
If a family member or loved one passed away due to the negligent action of another party, you could file a lawsuit for compensation. You may be able to collect wrongful death expenses in the wake of the incident. Our skilled attorneys at the Downtown LA Law Group will be able to bring you the compensation you deserve.
can happen for any number of reasons, but they are often the result of car accidents. Victims may be in cars that are struck by other drivers or they may be pedestrians. If your family member was struck by a car and died from his wounds, you could take action against the responsible party.
All individuals on the road owe everyone else a duty of care. That duty may be breached in some way, whether by speeding or not paying attention to the road. If an accident happens in which physical harm is caused, there is ample grounds for a lawsuit. When the end result is a wrongful death
, there is even more evidence of negligence.
Our lawyers can bring you coverage for expenses relating to the death, such as compensation for medical bills and pain suffering, funeral and burial expenses, damaged property, loss of expected inheritance and savings, loss of expected income, loss of consortium, and much more. You should not be expected to go through such an ordeal and have nothing come your way. The liable party should cover the relevant expenses of the incident.
Letting DTLA Help
Our law firm, the Downtown LA Law Group
, has handled numerous wrongful death cases throughout the years. We know that these times are extremely grief-ridden and you may not be able to think straight. If you let us handle your case, you can focus on what matters: spending time with your loved ones and working through the sadness of the event. We will take over all the legal needs of the case, including hiring expert witnesses, filing documents, negotiating with the insurance agent and more.
Our lawyers are aggressive and will not stop pursuing what you deserve until we are satisfied with the offer. If we have to take your case to court, we are willing to do so. We empathize with your troubles and know how hard it is to undergo such a traumatizing event.
If you wish to talk to us, you can do so free of charge with a free consultation
. We’ll tell you everything you need to know to file a claim and you will not be left in the dark throughout the legal process of your lawsuit. We will also not take any out of pocket expenses from you during the case. We will only get paid if we win, and the responsible party will pay for your legal bills, thanks to our zero fee guarantee. If we lose, you’re off the hook and owe us nothing.
For more assistance filing a wrongful death claim, contact our team of expert lawyers at the Downtown LA Law Group in Los Angeles