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$57.9 MILLION – Jury verdict awarded to a 25-year-old man who was severely injured in a car accident that occurred on a freeway in Riverside County. The verdict is the highest-ever personal injury award in Riverside County, California and was also the highest personal injury award in the State of California and the 2nd highest personal injury award in the nation for that year.

$7 MILLION – Settlement awarded to a 41-year-old woman who developed Complex Regional Pain Syndrome after suffering trip and fall injuries caused by dangerous property conditions in the city of Victorville, California.

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How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

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How Much Money For a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Today we look at the last part of our 6 part series on wrongful death.  We sincerely hope that you have found this ongoing series of articles helpful in answering your questions during a difficult time.

What Determines Liability and Damages in Wrongful Death Cases?

Proving liability

The primary mandate of a wrongful death lawsuit is to show the defendant is specifically liable for the death. You and your attorney must prove:

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How Do I File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

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How do I File a Wrongful Death Suit

Today we look at part 5 of our 6 part series on wrongful death and explore the details on how you file a wrongful death lawsuit.  This article addresses the questions: “How long do I have to file a wrongful death suit?”, “How do I file a wrongful death suit?”, and “How long is the process?”

When, Where and How Do You File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Normally, you have two years from the date of your loved one’s death to file a wrongful death action in California civil court against a no-governmental entity. In cases against governmental entities, you typically must file a wrongful death action within one year. If you fail to file your lawsuit by this deadline, you will lose your right to file at all.

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Why Sue for Wrongful Death?

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Why Sue for Wrongful Death

Today we look at part 4 of our 6 part series on wrongful death and explore the reasons why you might want to sue for wrongful death after losing a loved one.

Why Sue For Wrongful Death?

When a close family member dies without warning, the physical, emotional and economic strain to loved ones left behind can be overwhelming. You find yourself making decisions you never expected, and the costs mount quickly.

Funeral expenses alone can add up quickly. Typical costs include the casket, ranging from $2,000 to $10,000, a burial plot or ashes niche, funeral home services, the cost of flowers, music and an officiant for the service, plus the cost of food and drink at a reception afterward.

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