Death is often difficult to understand, but when a loved one dies due to negligent acts, it can feel incomprehensible. When you believe that your loved one's death may be directly or indirectly related to the misconduct or negligence of employers, medical personnel, or other parties responsible for his or her care, you have the right to pursue a wrongful death claim.
At Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, L.L.P., we believe in the relentless pursuit of justice. We are nationally recognized for championing the cause of the seriously and fatally injured. Our attorneys have helped many families obtain the compensation they need to take care of their loved one's final wishes and provide financial assistance in uncertain times. While the contributions of your loved one can never be replaced, we work hard to ensure that questions about their unfortunate death will not go unanswered.What is a Wrongful Death Claim?
A wrongful death claim is viable when a person has died due to the negligence of another entity, agency, or individual that held a level of responsibility for their safety and care. Such claims have been filed against employers when death occurs in the workplace or while conducting work-related activities. Additionally, doctors, hospitals and medical care facilities are pursued when a loved one wrongfully dies in their care.Understanding Rights in Fatal Accident Claims
Your loved one has the right to work in a safe environment and receive proper medical care from physicians and medical specialists. They may also have recourse if they are fatally injured as a result of negligence on the part of property owners in premises liability matters. Our award-winning legal team has handled the following matters that have caused the wrongful death of one or more people:
Our firm has a reputation for excellence and a proven record of success. We have recovered millions for our clients by seeking the maximum amount of compensation available. We are wholly committed to ensuring that the families of those who have been fatally injured receive the help they need to move forward in financial stability.
If your loved one has been fatally injured and you wish to pursue a wrongful death claim on their behalf, contact our firm at (408) 298-7200 to set up a free, initial consultation. We will explain the process and help you understand all available options. Our staff is fluent in English and Spanish. We serve the Monterey area including Pacific Grove, Carmel, Salinas, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Aptos, Soquel, Scotts Valley, Marina, Hollister, San Benito County, and the Monterey Bay community.