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Wrongful Death Claims

If you have lost a loved one, we are very sorry for your loss. The pain of your loss is something that we cannot imagine. At Herbert & Kreuzer Law Group, our job is to fight for your right to recover any damages and hold the negligent person or business accountable for their deadly actions.

We strive to protect our clients by dealing with the law, so they can focus on dealing with their loss as best that they can. The purpose of California’s laws are to define which damages are recoverable, to compensate the decedent’s survivors, and to deter unlawful and harmful conduct.

We are here to take care of your wrongful death claim and help you get compensated for the medical bills, death expenses, lost wages and other damages that your family has incurred due to the wrongful death of a loved one.

Fatal Accidents

Herbert & Kreuzer Law Group provides compassionate and candid legal guidance to families who have lost loves ones in deadly car accidents and other types of accidents. Surviving spouses, children and parents can seek compensation in wrongful death claims in California. 

We will seek compensation not only for your economic losses, but also for your non-economic losses. We will get to know what this person meant in your life. What are the hardships that are created by his or her absence? What types of emotional pain and suffering are you and your family experiencing?

If any of the below has happened to your loved one, call us:

  • Car, motorcycle, bicycle, truck and limousine accidents
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning, drowning or electrocution
  • Slip and fall and other unsafe premises accidents
  • Dog bites, dog attacks, horse riding and other fatal pet-caused accidents
  • Assault and battery and intentionally harmful acts that result in an accidental or wrongful death
  • Wrongful death due to intentional acts such assault and/or battery
  • In severe battery cases where the victim of intentional harm dies because of serious bodily injuries, the victim’s family/heirs can bring a wrongful death action against that person or business

Types of Compensation for a Wrongful Death Claim

We will seek fair compensation for all applicable damages due to a wrongful death from the responsible party for:

  • Economic damages: 
    Funeral costs, medical bills incurred prior to death, and projected earnings and benefits, property damage, and any outof-pocket losses due to the wrongful death
  • Non-economic damages:
    Loss of companionship, loss of consortium, loss of comfort and support, loss of household service, loss of parenting contributions, and any other suffering that is caused by the wrongful death
  • Punitive damages: 
    If the wrongful death was the result of an intentional act to cause harm, punitive damages may be awarded to punish the offender
  • The pain of losing a family member because of another person’s negligence is the type of pain you cannot understand until it happens to you. We do not pretend to know exactly what you are going through. However, we will provide the aggressive and tireless legal support that you need during this difficult time. While we can neither reverse nor replace your loss, we will fight for your economic security and justice

Statute of Limitations Warning

There are limited time periods, or deadlines, for filing claims.

If you don’t file in a timely manner with the appropriate internal office, outside agency, or civil court, you may lose the right to seek redress for the claim. Do not wait to consult with a lawyer.

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