Walnut Creek Wrongful Death Lawyers
Standing up for families who have lost their loved ones since 1979
Losing a loved one due to the negligence of someone else is a devastating event. Not only are you in a state of grief, but you may also be unsure of the next steps to take. How will you pay for medical bills or funeral expenses? What happens if the deceased was the breadwinner for your home? Although insurance may be looking to settle your case quickly, make sure that you get the representation you deserve in your pursuit of compensation.
With a team of skilled Walnut Creek wrongful death attorneys on your side, you have a far greater chance at obtaining a larger amount of compensation. This compensation is meant to ensure that you and your loved ones are taken care of in the wake of a wrongful death.
Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook is passionate about obtaining justice on behalf of our clients. We provide compassionate guidance throughout this time and work to let our clients focus on healing while we focus on the legal details.
Contact Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook for a free case evaluation today!
Compensation in a Wrongful Death Case
The compensation that you may be eligible for in a wrongful death case depends heavily on the specific facts of the case. Every case must be evaluated on an individual basis in order to determine what may be owed.
Compensation may include the following:
- Medical Bills
- Funeral Expenses
- Loss of Property
- Lost Wages
- Pain and Suffering
Our team of experienced wrongful death lawyers in Contra Costa County can thoroughly evaluate the specifics of your case in order to provide you with an amount that meets your individual needs. We also handle tragic cases involving the wrongful death of a child.
Notable Case Results
Over the years, Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook has proven our worth in wrongful death cases. We are proud to have been able to assist the families of the deceased pursue a secure future.
Take a look at the results from several of our cases below:
$8 Million Recovery. This case involved San Ramon Valley Unified School District and teacher, who the family alleged failed to supervise his students in a swimming class at the time of the victim’s drowning.
$7.5 Million Recovery. This was recovered for a family of four whose car was hit by a van that had crossed the center divider of highway 101 in Mendocino County.
- $4.6 Million Recovery: This was recovered for family of a Contra Costa Fire District engineer who was one of four killed in a 2007 San Pablo house fire.
- $4.2 Million Recovery: This was recovered after a tragic train crash resulted in the death of a mother of two and a grandmother of one.
$3.2 Million Recovery: This was recovered after a truck-vs.-pedestrian death of a senior citizen
in Alameda County.
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While no amount of money can every make up for the loss of a loved one, it can help the surviving members of the family live without extreme financial anxiety.
Losing a Child to Wrongful Death
A child's death is a parent's greatest fear. The reality of death is probably the deepest pain a parent can ever feel. If a beloved child has died because of the negligent actions of another party, the family needs to know what happened. While the answers are rarely adequate in any wrongful death, that is especially so in the death of a child. It can help the grieving process to find answers and to seek justice and compensation.
The attorneys at the law firm of Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook in California have helped many families as they try to understand the cause of the accident that caused the death of a child.
Our investigators and Walnut Creek wrongful death attorneys go through police reports and medical records, we will talk to eye witnesses and consult with our network of experts. We know you need the truth—and you need the guilty party to be held liable for their negligence.
Call (925) 275-5592 to learn more about your legal options. We offer free case evaluations to get you started on your case!
Cases Involving Wrongful Death of a Child
Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook offers compassionate legal guidance to families who are suffering the loss of a child. We will aggressively pursue every avenue of compensation from the negligent party.
Negligence may have resulted in wrongful death due to:
Although no amount of compensation could begin to cover the loss of a child, the laws are designed to financially help families pay funeral expenses, medical bills, and other expenses related to the child.
Pursue the Compensation You Need in a Wrongful Death Case
Since 1979, Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook has recovered more than 50 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million. We strive to be available whenever our clients need us and to provide the legal guidance they need in order to make informed decisions about their futures. As local attorneys, we are able to provide a personalized standard of legal service to our clients throughout the Bay Area.
Learn more about your legal options in a free case evaluation by calling our firm at (925) 275-5592 today! Spanish speaking services are available.