WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY AND LAWYER IN PASADENA, CA
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Wrongful Death Lawyer in Pasadena
When a person dies due to negligence or misconduct, the victim’s family may sue for wrongful death — whether this is the result of medical malpractice, automobile accidents, hazardous conditions and substances, or criminal behavior. The death of a loved one is always a traumatic experience for everyone involved. Our goal is to take the stress out of this process. We will help you navigate the law, build the strongest case possible, and give you the space to grieve on your own terms.
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How Can a Grigoryan Blum and Grigoryan Wrongful Death Lawyer Help?
Taking legal action may not be a priority for those who have lost a loved one, however it is important for survivors of the deceased to consider retaining a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. At Grigoryan Blum and Grigoryan, our wrongful death attorneys work to prove negligence and are committed to protecting the legal rights of injured victims.
Not only is there significant emotional trauma of having a loved one pass away, but also families may face detrimental financial difficulties without the support of the deceased. Providing compensation from a wrongful death lawsuit can assist the family financially.
Our law firm will investigate every detail of your case and work with you to determine the most beneficial route to execute. We are dedicated to serving our clients’ best interests, and make your fight our fight.
We serve wrongful death victims throughout Southern California.
What to do After a Wrongful Death?
If you believe a loved one’s life was tragically cut short because of another’s careless or reckless behavior, the grief suffered by their survivors is devastating. Accidents that result in loss of life are catastrophic on many levels. Turn to Grigoryan Blum & Grigoryan for help, we will view your case from all angles and gather the pertinent information to support your claim.
Knowing where to start during this time of grief can be overwhelming. Use this list to help get you started.
During this difficult time, support the immediate family through their emotions.
2. Make Plans
Arrange proper care of the deceased, verify whether the deceased was an organ donor, and arrange for care of any other people or pets that you loved one was responsible for.
Notify family, friends and employers.
Arrange any final wishes from a last will, testament, directive, medical document, or verbally.
5. Plan Ceremony
Identify a plan and facilitate funeral ceremonies or end of life celebrations.
Draft an obituary with help of family and friends.
7. Secure Valuables
Change locks and ensure windows and doors are closed and secured. Toss perishable items, wash and clean. Helping hands from trusted friends and family will be needed for this task.
Touch base with executors or representatives in charge of settling the estate.
A new tax ID number must be obtained from the IRS in order to authorize activities on behalf of the estate.
Contact in writing a notice to creditors for the opportunity to submit any outstanding debt on estate.
11. Forward Mail
Contact the local post office to forward mail of the deceased to closest relatives.
12. Register for Do Not Contact List
Contact the Data and Marketing Association to report the deceased and have them removed from all marketing lists.
13. Notify Insurance and Financial Institutions
Contact the carrier of the life insurance policy to begin the process and financial institutions asking to speak to the manager. Be sure to collect documentation.
Be sure to contact and cancel services for the home such as utilities. Also cancel drivers licenses, voter registrations, etc.
15. Compile Inventory
Completed inventory of all assets in the estate, including anything with sentimental value.
File taxes and pay any taxes, reach out to the IRS for specific directions as needed through the process.
Distribute assets to heirs and beneficiaries, along with a final report and close to the estate.
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At Grigoryan Blum & Grigoryan Law Office, we help victims recover full and fair compensation for their injuries, To learn more, do not hesitate to contact our team today for immediate legal assistance. We serve wrongful death victims throughout Southern California.
Common Causes from Wrongful Death
What Damages Can Be Recovered in a Wrongful Death Claim?
Wrongful death lawsuits are usually filed by the surviving family members of a person who suffered death because of another individual's negligence or reckless behavior.
The wide spectrum of damages that can be recovered in a wrongful death claim include economic and non-economic damages.
Economic damages can include but are not limited to medical costs, funeral costs, loss of the deceased's financial contributions and more.
More complicated calculations are necessary to settle the amount of money a victim would have provided for their family in the future and everyday life.
Non-Economic damages can consist of compensation for grief and the loss of a loved one, as well in specific cases punitive damages may be recovered.
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Grigoryan Blum & Grigoryan
30 North Raymond Avenue, Suite #514
Pasadena, CA 91103