San francisco California wrongful death attorneys explains survivor’s rights

San Francisco, California (JusticeNewsFlash.com – Press Release) — Individuals, companies or organizations who are responsible for misconduct causing the wrongful death of a person are liable to compensate the family of the deceased. Children, spouses or parents of the deceased have the right to claim compensation for their loss and economic damages faced by them due to the untimely and wrongful death of their family member.

San Francisco wrongful death attorneys / personal injury law lawyers, Mary Alexander & Associates, explains, “The general rule in California in wrongful death cases is that one is entitled to recover both economic and non-economic damages which are suffered as a result of the loss of a loved one. Economic damages in a wrongful death case include an award for the financial contributions which the decedent would have made to his wife, children and/or parents had he or she survived. It also includes the recovery for funeral services in memory of the decedent and for burial costs. Non-economic damages include loss of love, society, companionship, comfort, affection, solace or moral support.”

Whatever the cause, compensation must be recovered and the culprits must be brought to task. With the aim of helping people who suffer due to the negligence of others, the California personal injury attorneys have taken up the mission of recovering rightful compensation in favor of children, spouses or parents of the deceased.

For more details and information about recovering compensation due to wrongful death visit California Lawyers – Mary Alexander & Associates

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