Los Angeles Wrongful Death Attorney
The loss of a loved one is never easy, but it’s much worse when it is the result of a workplace accident that could have been prevented. According to OSHA, there were 5147 occupational fatalities in 2018 that were a result of fires or explosions, falls and slips, harmful substances, contact with objects or equipment, or transportation related. You expect that the employer of your family member will provide him or her with a safe environment to work in, but that isn’t always the case. Unfortunately, employers are often negligent, and because of their inability to provide a safe workplace setting, preventable tragedies can happen, and those accidents can be fatal. If your loved one has perished as a result of a work-related injury, you are entitled to compensation. the Law Offices of Jacob O Partiyeli will help you file a wrongful death claim so that you can recover the benefits that the families are entitled to.
Workplace Wrongful Death Lawsuits
Workplace accidents can happen in any industry. Malfunctioning and defective equipment, explosions, falls, vehicular accidents, head and neck injuries, spinal cord injuries, hazardous substances; these are just some of the accidents that can occur in the workplace, and the results of these accidents can be catastrophic. In some cases, those who are involved in these types of accidents can perish immediately, and in other cases, victims can succumb to their injuries days, weeks, months, or even years after the accident occurred. The measurable damages in such a case can accumulate. Bills relating to the deceased’s medical treatment, funeral expenses, loss of future wages, loss of inheritance, loss of consortium are all integral parts of filing a wrongful death claim.
Sometimes, workplace accidents are just that: accidents. They happen without warning and there was nothing that could be done to prevent them. However, work-related accidents can be the result of sheer negligence on behalf of the employer, meaning that the accident was caused by something that the employer did or failed to do. The loved ones of victims who perished as a result of negligence can file wrongful death lawsuits against the employer. Who can file? Each state’s laws vary but spouses, parents of minors, and possibly parents of adult children or siblings may be eligible for reparation.
Wrongful Death Settlements
While no amount of money can replace a lost loved one or erase the pain and suffering that you are experiencing, monetary remuneration can help to ease some of the burden. Wrongful death settlements can provide you with the financial support you need while you are coping with the death of your family member. Trying to deal with the loss of a loved one is hard enough; you shouldn’t have to deal with financial hardship, too. With the supportive legal representation of the Law Offices of Jacob O Partiyeli assisting your family during this distressing time, you can receive the maximum amount of benefits that you are entitled to. For caring, compassionate, and aggressive legal representation, contact our law firm for a free consultation today!