How much is your Los Angeles wrongful death case worth? For starters, we are so sorry that you are having to research this important question and for the loss you are dealing with. If you have lost a loved one because of the negligence of someone or something else, you should absolutely consider filing a Los Angeles wrongful death case with Walch Law. The money you can get from a successful wrongful death settlement or trial can greatly help ease the financial loss of your loved one and provide a sense of justice in the wake of a senseless death.
HOW MUCH IS MY LOS ANGELES WRONGFUL DEATH CASE WORTH?
This is an extremely important question and one that cannot be accurately answered until you hire us and we evaluate the specific facts of your case but here are some important factors that determine the worth of your case:
- Insurance policy limits: Especially when dealing with a Los Angeles wrongful death car accident, the insurance policy limits of the other party and the deceased often dictate how much money you will actually get following the death. These limits can be high or low but something we seek to get the absolute limit of and then look into whether there are other options. For instance, we will exhaust the defendant’s limits then go after that of the deceased and these can amount to a few hundred thousand dollars to much more.
- Punitive damages: Can you get punitive damages in a wrongful death case? Yes you can but they have to be warranted. What that means is that you are not going to get punitive damages in most cases but when they are available (when the defendant’s behavior was particularly bad) they are often in the millions.
- Multiple defendants: cases that involve multiple defendants are often worth more for the sole reason that it means more parties to pay for the deadly Los Angeles accident. You can essentially sue all of the responsible parties and typically these cases involve at least one defendant with deep pockets to pay a large judgment. For instance, a car accident that involves a truck and another car will be worth a lot if the trucking company is solvent with high insurance policy limits (they are usually required to carry in the millions) and you will also be recovering from the car driver as well.
- Victim: Loss of income, companionship and so much more are factors taken into account that also dictate the worth of a Los Angeles wrongful death case. For instance, a father of three with a job is going to be a huge economic loss to a family that is easy to show earnings, etc. Every life is worth a lot and we work hard to show that.
The reality of Los Angeles wrongful death cases is this– they are all worth a lot of money but not all of them will be able to collect a large amount because of who the defendant is. At Walch Law, we are the team of lawyers you want as your Los Angeles wrongful death attorney. We can take on the biggest defendants and maximize your recovery in the wake of the loss of your loved one. Do not take any settlement offer before talking to us and do not hesitate to get in touch as the statute of limitations on these cases is very strict. We are available 24/7, call us now.
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 e!
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