- July 31, 2013
- In wrongful Death
When a sudden death occurs as a result of a motorcycle accident, immediate family members experience the entire range of emotions. If the life was lost due to the negligence or intentional acts of others, the grief is compounded by the reality that the loss of the loved one could have been prevented.
If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident as result of the negligent actions of another driver, it is important to contact a Los Angeles wrongful death attorney to protect your legal rights and get the compensation that you deserve by filing a wrongful death claim.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?
A wrongful death claim is often available for the immediate family members of those who have lost their life in a motorcycle accident as a result of another driver’s negligent behavior behind the wheel. This includes the victim’s children, spouse, parents and siblings
Compensation in a Wrongful Death Claim
Your Los Angeles wrongful death attorney will aggressively and diligently work to bring a wrongful death action so that you can seek compensation for the following:
- Medical expenses, including the costs of hospitalization and treatment prior to death
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of deceased’s future earning
- Estimated loss of retirement benefits and pension payments
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral expenses
You may also be able to seek punitive damages if the motorcycle accident was caused by a gross or reckless conduct of another driver, such as drunk driving. Punitive damages are designed to punish the individual who was at fault and to deter similar acts in the future.
Contact Us Today!
For more information on how to seek a wrongful death action or for a free consultation with a Los Angeles wrongful death attorney, call the Law Offices of Samer Habbas at 888.848.5084.
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