Nine Reasons To Choose Us
When looking for a California wrongful death lawyer, you want a law firm that can get you the money you deserve. At Walch Law, we don't just meet our clients' expectations, we exceed them. We win over 95% of our cases and will work hard to get you the same great results we have gotten for so many of our happy clients. When it comes to handing a California wrongful death case, resolving your case as quickly as possible for as much money as possible is how we approach every case.
Founding partner Gary Walch started this law firm to help people in your very situation. With over forty years of experience, you can feel confident that when you hire Walch Law Firm, you are benefiting from his years of experience. Robert Walch has been with the firm since 2000 and has a track record of success, as does the rest of the highly qualified staff at Walch Law. A family firm with the resources of a big law firm means you get the best of both worlds.
There are lots of law firms that will happily take your business but very few will deliver results and handle your case the way that we do. We understand and respect how difficult this time is for you and our family. When you hire Walch Law Firm you are hiring a family firm that you can trust. We have a stellar reputation within the legal community and among our clients.
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For many individuals and families following a death it is not just an emotional time but a stressful financial time as well—hiring an attorney should help relieve this financial stress which is why you hire us on a contingency fee arrangement. Translation: you don't pay for any fees or costs associated with your case until you get paid. We have the financial resources of a large law firm but the accessible environment of a small firm meaning your case won't get lost in the shuffle.
Whenever you are ready, we are available to talk and this open and available communication model is something that our clients enjoy until their case is closed. We keep you informed and updated on your case every step of the way, always explain what's happening in plain English and ultimately deliver on our promise to get you paid.
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Winning over 95% of our cases means that you can feel very confident when you hire us to help with your case. Some of our recent victories include a $5,000,000+ settlement for a car accident, $1,250,000 settlement for a wrongful death pedestrian case and $2,500,000 for injuries related to a subway accident.
First and foremost, you are suffering a major traumatic loss and we understand that. We can help with counseling, medical professionals and other important resources during this time. Your focus should be on dealing with this loss, let us take care of all the legal details.
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There are small firms that might not be able to front the costs of your case and there are big law firms that will easily take your case but lack any type of personal touch (and you might have trouble hearing back from them when you want to) and then there's Walch Law Firm. We can handle any case and pride ourselves on our accessibility to clients. Father-son duo Gary & Robert Walch treat everyone like family and this personal touch is something that our clients as well as our employees constantly comment on and appreciate!
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At Walch Law, we love dogs but know that animals can sometimes turn aggressive and cause serious injuries to others. We handle a lot of these types of Los Angeles dog and animal bite cases and get the same questions over and over again. There are over 4.7 million dog bites in the United States every year and claims in 2016 reached over $600 Million.
To settle or not to settle...that is the question. Well, it's actually significantly more complicated than that but you get the point. When you are dealing with a Los Angeles personal injury of any type (wrongful death, slip and fall, serious car accident, etc) it can be confusing to decide whether you should take the settlement offer or go to trial.
Actor Bill Paxton died at the young age of 61 in 2017 following some medical complications his widow and two children believe could have been avoided and caused Paxton's death. Paxton's wife of 30 years Louise along with their two children, James and Lydia have now filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the surgeon and Cedars-Sinai hospital alleging negligence on the part of each.
While most drivers in Santa Clarita are nice, respect the traffic signals and generally just want to get where they are going without an issue, the city is not without its major and minor traffic accidents. So what do you do following a Santa Clarita car accident that wasnt your fault or wasnt ...
Traveling overnight to a family reunion in Rhode Island last July, 93 year-old Romulo Valdez died of cardiac pulmonary arrest shortly before their five hour flight landed in Boston. Valdez alerted his daughter that he was in need of his oxygen tank and minutes later became unconscious. His daught...
You were walking on a public sidewalk or you were shopping at the local Ralphs or you were leaving an office building and you fell and seriously hurt yourself and wondering about your legal options
Los Angeles is a driving city and the young count the days until they can get behind the wheel and the older population cherish this important privilege. Those two categories of drivers are also the most likely to get into a car accident because inexperience and inability to respond to situations...
Riding down PCH, stopping at Cooks Corner and enjoying the many beautiful rides that Orange County has to offer is why so many people live and ride in Orange County, California. Unfortunately Orange County motorcycle accidents are extremely common and the stats are against them-- riders are 10 ti...
Here's the scenario: You get into a Los Angeles car accident that was not your fault (or maybe it was partially your fault but the other car too) and you are now trying to deal with insurance and get an extremely low offer but feel pressured to take it.
Legendary Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey passed away in January 2016 at the age of 67 following complications with acute ulcerative colitis, pneumonia and rheumatoid arthritis. Now, his widow along with his three children have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the New York hospital that she believes failed to properly treat and monitor her late husband's health.
The increasing popularity of electronic cigarettes comes at a cost-- an increase in the number of personal injury lawsuits that is. E-cigarettes are popular for many reasons including being a "safer" alternative to traditional cigarettes and acceptable in more public places. So why the personal injury lawsuits? Simple- this type of technology is not without its flaws and other major issues.
The largest automotive recall in U.S. history, Japanese car maker Takata continues to recall millions of air bags in the wake of discovery that these safety devices are actually doing more harm than good. To date, 20 people have been killed and over 180 injured by these defective air bags.
University of California San Diego sophomore Mariana Flores, like a lot of college students took to their campus to protest (one way or another) the 2016 election. When the large protest spilled over onto the 5 freeways, she got hit by a car and is suing the university for her substantial injurie...
Have you been in a Calabasas car accident with an uninsured driver? Keep reading... The problem with Calabasas car accidents are plenty, including the difficulty in avoiding them and who you get into them with. Ideally you would never get into a car accident ever and if you do your injuries are minimal and compensated. It is the last part that this blog post is about-- what happens when the other driver to the car accident doesn't have car insurance?
Sales in 2016 for the extremely popular blood thinner Xarelto reached over $3.2 Billion. But in their hustle to make some money, Xarelto manufacturer Johnson & Johnson may have cut a few corners in letting their patients know the various side effects of their drug
Seattle-based Alaska airlines has recently been hit with a multi-million dollar wrongful death lawsuit following the death of a Seattle, Washington-bound passenger back in June. 75 year-old Bernice Kekona was flying from Maui, Hawaii back home to Seattle, Washington when she took a fatal fall in her wheelchair during her layover at the Portland International Airport.
Any injury to your spinal cord can be serious and life-changing. And many of these injuries are caused by a traumatic event such as a car accident. In fact, car accidents account for 35% of all spinal cord injuries every year. Why? Because the extreme trauma and force of an accident all too easily damages your delicate spin.
Between the time off school and work and the festive decor, the holiday season is one of the most popular times to visit Disneyland. Unfortunately, the large crowds also mean that the potential to get injured at this famous Anaheim adventure park is higher during this time of year. So what happens if you or a loved one gets injured at Disneyland?
It's hard to avoid a car accident and near impossible to choose who the other party to the accident is. While the state of California requires drivers to carry certain minimum insurance amounts, that doesn't mean that drivers don't illegally disregard this requirement all the time. While this can be an extremely frustrating discovery following an already frustrating accident, it does not mean that you can't still get money following your Los Angeles car accident?
The video footage told all. A controversial fatal police shooting of 28-year old Nicholas Robertson back in 2015 has finally come to a financial resolution for his three young children and wife, thanks in large part to the video evidence. The city of Los Angeles will pay his family $3.6 million following a unanimous verdict.
Car accident cases are not as simple as you might think. Just because someone hit you and should pay for the damage and injuries that they caused does not mean that they (usually their insurance company) will not fight you every step of the way by offering an extremely low offer or flat out refusing to cooperate.
Driving on the 405, 5, 10, 101 and every other multi-lane Southern California freeway can be downright dangerous, especially during peak traffic times. With the holiday season upon us, everyone seems to be in even more of a rush which is why there are always so many Los Angeles car accidents this time of year.