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Facets of A Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Wrongful death is the fatality that occurs to an
individual as a result of carelessness or misconduct
of another individual, entity, or company. In light
of deadlines for filling such a case, it is important
to find a good wrongful death attorney from
Ventura as soon as possible. Wrongful death case
files are classified under criminal trials although
they lack strong evidences.If a prosecutor fails to
establish defendant’s guilt beyond reasonable
doubt, then the case is dismissed.
Elements of wrongful death litigation
For a case to be regarded as wrongful death, the
following factors must be established
A personal representative from the deceased
Death of an individual caused by another,
intentionally or unintentionally
Causes of wrongful death
Accidents from a supervised activity
Exposure to dangerous conditions in a work place
Vehicle or aircraft crash
Damages are measured in terms of financial loss e.g.
loss of inheritance, loss of services, funeral and
medical expenses, loss of support etc. The law
stipulates that wrongful death compensation shall
be just and there is interest earned from the date of
Determination of monetary loss
Factors to consider the following regarding the
deceased at the point of his death:
This process is not easy since the only measure used
is pecuniary loss. If for instance it is a married guy
with kids who passed on, then the loss would be
attributed to parental support, income loss, and
Has your loved one passed on after a negligent
accident from an individual or entity? You are
entitled to taking a legal action against those who
caused death. It is important to contact the best
wrongful death lawyer in Ventura to discuss the
legal procedures of the potential lawsuit.