wrongful death

we help families recover financially for their loss.

If you have lost a member of your family in an accident, you may have a wrongful death claim. The team at Laureti & Associates, A.P.C. has been fighting for those who have suffered significant loss due to the negligence of others for 25 years. When we take a wrongful death case, we work vigorously to ensure that justice is served and that you receive the compensation you need to move forward.

FREE CASE EVALUATION


Contact Laureti & Associates, A.P.C. today for a free wrongful death case evaluation. We have worked with countless families who have lost loved ones in auto, boating, trucking, and workplace accidents as well as fires. Together, we will identify who is responsible for your loss and create a strategy to help you recover financially.

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what can you recover in a wrongful death lawsuit?

In California, a wrongful death claim arises when one person dies as a result of the negligence or wrongful act of another person. Surviving family members may file a wrongful death claim in civil court, seeking money damages from the negligent party.

Our team can help you recover compensation for funeral costs, lost wages and future financial support, medical expenses related to the accident, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship. In some situations, punitive damages may also be awarded.


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who can file a wrongful death claim?

Only certain people can file a wrongful death lawsuit in California. This may include the decedent's:
  • Spouse or domestic partner

  • Children

  • Siblings or parents

  • Step-children, putative spouses and parents who were financially dependent on the decedent

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should you file a wrongful death lawsuit?

During your time of grieving, a lawsuit may be the last thing on your mind. However, it is important that you consult a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. California law requires wrongful death claims to be filed within two years after the death of your loved one. If a wrongful death lawsuit is not filed, your family will lose the ability to seek compensation for its loss.

If you are suffering from the loss of a spouse, child or parent and believe that someone's negligence is responsible for their death, we can help you identify a path to financial recovery.

hire an experienced wrongful death attorney


Car accidents. Boating accidents. Construction site accidents. Medical malpractice. These events can change your family’s life forever. You may lose a spouse, a parent or a child. Losing a loved one to the negligent acts of another is unbearable and may be followed with great financial strain.

Following the death of a loved one, filing a wrongful death claim may be the last thing on your mind. Or maybe you do not know where to begin. The legal team at Laureti & Associates, A.P.C. will answer all of your questions and provide compassionate service to ensure that your family receives what it is due. We investigate the events that led to your loss and build your case. Our team also works on a contingency basis, meaning that you do not pay unless we are successful.

At Laureti & Associates, A.P.C. our priority is being there for you as you grieve your loss. We are here to take your call, answer your questions and help you recover financially for what your family is owed. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

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Thanks for all of your help and dedication. It was apparent to me that you were always on the ball. I really appreciated that, knowing that this was such a small case. I will definitely be in contact with you for any other legal matters I may have.

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Tony was the best ever. He was responsive and would answer any questions I had right away. I have had experiences with lawyers who would act like you were bothering them when you had questions. He made me feel like he was treating my case like it was his most important case. Not one complaint and I tell anyone who asks if I know an Attorney about Tony. Thank you again.

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