Proving Negligence in Wrongful Death

Proving negligence in wrongful death isn’t always easy. You need an experienced attorney with a proven track record of success. Call Ventura wrongful death attorney Craig Murphy for a free consultation.

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In Ventura, you have to prove that someone was negligent. That person’s negligence is what injured your loved one and caused their death. In addition to that, you are going to have to prove under California law, your relationship to that person. Only certain people can bring a claim for wrongful death and it is typically close family members. In addition to proving that you come within the mandates of the California probate code to bring a Ventura Country wrongful death action, what you have to prove is the nature of your relationship with the person who was killed.

You have to prove what your emotional and financial losses are due to the loss of that person. These are very personal cases. It takes someone to spend a lot of time with you to develop the facts and to establish what the full extent of the harms and losses are to you. You don’t want to go down to LA and get somebody that says they handle cases all over the state. They’re not going to give you a priority down there; you’re just going to be some number or some file to them. What you need is someone who is right here who will establish a personal relationship with you, who will get to know you, and who can develop all aspects of your injuries and losses, not only now, but into the future.

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