October 10, 2020

What Are The Types of Compensation Are Recoverable After A Wrongful Death in California?

What Are The Types of Compensation That Are Recoverable After a Wrongful Death in California?

Every case’s damage and value of compensation differ depending on the facts of the death. Depending on the facts of your case, you may be able to recover compensatory damages, which are economic and non-economic damages. In addition, depending on the facts, you may be entitled to punitive damages.

Economic Damages Include Such Losses As:

·       The medical bills incurred by the deceased from the time of the injury to his or her death;

·       Funeral costs;

·       Burial costs;

·       The amount of financial support the deceased person would have contributed to their family;

·       The gifts that would have been given by the deceased to his or her heirs; and

·       Compensation for household services the deceased provided to their family.

Non-Economic Damages (intangible losses) Include Such Losses As:

·      Society;

·      support;

·      affection;

·      love;

·      comfort;

·      and companionship.

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