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Wrongful Death Lawyer Oxnard

Fatal accidents in Oxnard cause immeasurable pain and grief. The revelation that someone else's wrongful conduct caused a tragic death only deepens that suffering. Deceased victims' surviving spouses, partners, and family members often feel consumed by sorrow, anger, and worry about their future.

If you recently lost a loved one to an Oxnard-are accident or incident resulting from another person's careless or reckless actions, California law may entitle you to pursue a legal action for wrongful death. An experienced wrongful death lawyer at Kash Legal can help you understand your options.


Wrongful Death Claims In Oxnard

California law generally recognizes any loss of life caused by the careless, reckless, or intentional actions of someone other than the victim as wrongful death. By statute, a surviving spouse, domestic partner, close family member, or personal representative of a deceased wrongful death victim may pursue a wrongful death action for monetary damages against the party (or parties) at fault.

In a separate, but related, lawsuit called a survival (or decedent’s) action, the victim’s estate can also pursue damage claims that the victim would have been entitled to pursue, had the death not occurred. Experienced lawyers often combine wrongful death and survival actions into a single claim.

Damages in Wrongful Death Actions

California’s wrongful death statute permits the claimants in a wrongful death action to seek all damages “that, under all the circumstances of the case, maybe just”. These commonly include:

  • Loss of companionship, society, guidance, or consortium
  • Loss of the deceased victim’s income, financial support, or household services
  • Funeral, burial, and other death-related expenses

Damages paid for wrongful death are paid directly to the victim’s heirs as determined by a court. At Kash Legal, we work tirelessly to make sure that our clients receive the maximum compensation available for the tragic loss they have suffered.

Damages in Survival Actions

The estate of the deceased victim can seek compensation in a survival action for the damages the victim suffered before death, which may include:

  • Medical and other expenses incurred in treating injuries and health conditions that led to the death
  • Loss of income and employment benefits prior to death
  • The victim’s pain, suffering, and disfigurement (currently available in lawsuits filed between 2022 and 2026)

The victim’s estate can also seek punitive damages, which serve to punish the at-fault party, in a survival action. Damages in a survival action are paid to the victim’s estate, which distributes them according to the victim’s will or as directed by California probate law.

Common Oxnard Wrongful Death Actions We Handle

A wrongful death can happen in a virtually unlimited number of ways. The team at Kash Legal has the experience and resources to handle wrongful death claims no matter how they arise. That said, most of the wrongful death claims we handle tend to involve accidents following into one of the following general categories:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Premises liability accidents (including slip and fall, drowning, and violent crime)
  • Construction accidents
  • Defective products
  • Medical malpractice

No matter how your loved one’s death occurred in Oxnard, however, we encourage you to contact us at Kash Legal to learn about your rights. Our team can begin exploring the circumstances of your loved one’s accidental or preventable death to determine whether you have a viable claim to pursue against the party (or parties) at fault.

Kash Legal’s Role in an Oxnard Wrongful Death Case

Our job, as legal advocates for grieving spouses, partners, and families in Oxnard, is to handle every aspect of the process of obtaining justice and fair compensation for their tragic loss. Wrongful death cases demand skill, determination, and financial resources from lawyers, and our team is up to the task. We have the capacity to:

  • Meet for free to discuss the facts and circumstances of wrongful death and to begin exploring your rights to take legal action
  • Act as your representative in all dealings with the media, law enforcement, and insurance companies
  • Take prompt action to locate and preserve evidence critical to proving your case
  • Give appropriate and timely notice of your potential claim to at-fault parties and insurers, when necessary to preserve your rights
  • Investigate the circumstances of your loved one’s death to determine who should bear liability for your loss
  • Analyze insurance policies to identify all that cover your loss
  • Prepare and submit wrongful death lawsuits and insurance claims on your behalf
  • Negotiate settlements and advise you about when to accept or reject settlement offers
  • Take your case to trial to present strong evidence and persuasive arguments to judges and juries
  • Collect on the insurance settlements and court awards due to you

Because we also recognize the financial strain you can face after the sudden loss of your loved one, Kash Legal routinely handles wrongful death cases on a contingent fee basis. We only receive a fee for our services if we get you results.

Turn to a Compassionate Los Angeles Wrongful Death Attorney Today

Contact a Skilled Oxnard Wrongful Death Lawyer at Kash Legal Today

At Kash Legal, we understand, of course, that money can never make up for a tragic loss of life. But the financial support our team strives to obtain for grieving spouses, partners, and families through a wrongful death action can ease their burdens and facilitate planning for the future. And through our efforts, our clients often can also achieve a measure of justice for their loved ones.

Our team has years of experience advocating for victims of other people’s wrongful actions. We’re here to help you learn about your rights and explore your legal options. Reach out to us at (888) 527-4128 or fill out our contact form for a free consultation with a compassionate, knowledgeable legal professional.


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