Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyer
A wrongful death is a devastating event and has profound effects on family members left behind. At Pollard | Bailey, we understand that this is perhaps the most painful time in your life. If a loved one has suffered an easily preventable death because of the carelessness of another, you have a right to hold that party financially accountable for their negligent actions.
Our Los Angeles wrongful death attorneys are here to help fight for your right to secure compensation for the tragic death of your loved ones.
Why Choose Us?
The wrongful death attorneys at Pollard | Bailey is committed to providing partner-level representation for all of our clients.
- We have more than 40 years of combined legal experience successfully securing compensation for clients in wrongful death claims.
- We maintain an open line of communication with all of our clients so that your needs inform our legal strategies.
- We manage our caseload so that all of our clients receive the hands-on representation they deserve.
- We represent our clients on a contingency fee agreement — you do not pay any legal expenses unless we win your case.
Ultimately, we want to help you receive the compensation you deserve.
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Common Causes of Wrongful Death
Wrongful death can occur in any number of ways:
Distracted driving, reckless driving, and drunk driving are the top causes of car accidents. Many deaths occur as a result of a preventable driver error. Negligent and dangerous behavior behind the wheel is unacceptable, and in the case of drunk driving or a hit-and-run, criminal charges also apply.
Consumers rely on various products throughout the day, but if there is a design defect in a product, its use many times results in injury or even death. When those defects are known and ignored or improperly tested for, you have a case for wrongful death. For example, the Takata airbag scandal that began in 2013 claimed three lives in California and injured many more. The airbags were found not to deploy correctly, acting instead like fragmentation grenades that exploded on drivers and passengers, delivering high-velocity shrapnel, rather than safely inflating to cushion against impact force.
Premises liability covers a range of accidents, but it refers to a property owner’s legal responsibility to maintain a safe environment for visitors. When a wrongful death results from a failure to create and maintain a secure and safe space for residents, guests, or any person welcome on a property, there are grounds for a claim for damages and if necessary, a lawsuit.
Contact Our Legal Team Today
If you have experienced the tragic death of someone close to you, due to the negligence of another, we want to help you secure a recovery today. The Los Angeles personal injury lawyers at Pollard | Bailey will fight for your rights to compensation while holding any responsible parties accountable for their negligent actions. Schedule a free consultation today and let us help you.