Wrongful Death Attorney Contra Costa County

Walnut Creek | Pleasant Hill | Concord

Working to Recover the Full And Fair Compensation You Deserve

The loss of a loved one is a devastating event that can have far-reaching emotional and financial repercussions. When an accident caused by the negligence of others results in the death of a loved one, it is important to understand your rights to obtain compensation for your losses. Seeking the advice of an experienced Contra Costa County wrongful death lawyer is critical to protecting those rights.

At the Furstenthal Law Office, in Contra Costa County, our attorney is committed to supporting you through this difficult time of loss, and will help you recover the full and fair compensation you deserve, for a more secure future. We represent clients in Walnut Creek, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Lafayette, and surrounding east Bay Area communities.

Wrongful death causes of action must be filed within specific time frames. Speak with a Northern California attorney today AT NO COST by calling  (510) 384-8668 or fill out our online form.

A wrongful death claim generally consists of four key elements:

  1. The death was caused, in whole or part, by the conduct of the defendant.
  2. The defendant was negligent or strictly liable for the victim’s death.
  3. There are surviving family members, dependents, or beneficiaries.
  4. Monetary damages have resulted from the victim’s death.

Under California law, wrongful death damages fall under 2 of the following categories:

Economic damages – Financial losses, which include:

  • Property damage
  • Loss of income/earning capacity
  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral expenses
  • Household services the lost loved one would have provided
  • Other related expenses impacted by the wrongful conduct

Non-Economic damages – More difficult to calculate, and vary by individual and case because there is no fixed method for calculating these damages, which include:

  • Emotional distress
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of love
  • Companionship
  • Care, protection
  • Mental anguish
  • Among others

FREE Consultation With Experienced East Bay Wrongful Death Atorney

At the Furstenthal Law Office, our experienced wrongful death lawyer can be a strong and caring advocate on your side to make certain you recover the compensation you need and deserve. Call today for a free consultation at (510) 384-8668 or fill out our online form now. Our law firm serves clients in Contra Costa County, including the communities of Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Lafayette, Concord, and others in the east Bay Area, California.

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