The Law Offices of Steven J. Horn can help people pursue wrongful death lawsuits. These personal injury lawsuits are usually put forth to the court by the spouses or family members that have been left behind after a loved one has passed away usually due to another individual’s negligence. For example, a wrongful death lawsuit might be filed if a person drove erratically on the highway and killed a motorist. People who live in Los Angeles, CA can meet with an attorney to discuss the situation that led to the death.
The plaintiff will be able to sue for punitive damages that can cover the funeral expenses, medical bills and the loss of income that will be incurred as a result of the death. It is important for people to compile these financial documents so that the lawyer can look at them. It is also crucial to have the medical records, police report and autopsy report to be able to build a solid case to show that negligence occurred.