Bicyclist Killed in Riverside County Hit-And-Run Accident

The search is underway for a driver who fatally struck a bicyclist and fled the scene on July 26, 2018. The California Highway Patrol is asking the public to provide any information that might [...]

Family of Murrieta Boy Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against School District

After two long years, a settlement has finally been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a young teenager who died while attending a pool party at Vista Murrieta High [...]

What Damages are Available in a Wrongful Death Claim?

Damages are often divided according to whether they compensate the estate for economic losses associated with the deceased’s passing, or the surviving family members for the personal losses (i.e. [...]

Wrongful Death Claims in California

In California, a wrongful death occurs when one person dies as a result of the negligence or misconduct of another person or entity. A wrongful death claim differs from a criminal case for [...]

Types of Damages in Wrongful Death Cases

When a family member is lost prematurely as a result of the carelessness, recklessness, or criminal behavior of some other person or party, the surviving family members have the right to file a [...]