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San Francisco Wrongful Death Attorneys

Have You Lost a Loved One to a Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death cases occur when a person dies as the result of someone else’s negligence or wrongful act. Family members may be able to bring a claim based on that negligence or wrongdoing that resulted in the loss of the loved one. Money damages are the only thing available in this kind of civil suit. The wrong doing itself is not dealt with in this kind of case but the loss of the loved one, their potential earnings, medical and burial expenses and the loss of love, support, care and guidance are addressed in a wrongful deathaction.

Survivors of the loved one that can bring a wrongful death action inlcude: spouse, domestic partner,  children, parents and siblings. They may all be in a position to pursue a wrongful death claim. Any proceeds from successful claim will need to be divided among those eligible as well. There are fixed time limits to pursue such a claim and it is often difficult for grieving family to deal with such matters but the statutes that limit the time to pursue a claim are strict.

Pursuing a wrongful death claim can be complicated, difficult and emotional for the survivors. That’s why we’re here. We’re here for you, to help you pursue what you deserve for the terrible loss you’ve suffered. We are here to navigate all of the procedures and rules that complicate these claims, working our hardest to make sure your rights are being preserved, protected and recognized and seeing to it that your family receives the compensation it deserves for suffering an unbearable loss.  

Handling all Cases on a Contingency Basis

In personal injury and wrongful death cases, including those involving car accidents, you will only be asked to pay attorney fees if we are successful in securing a verdict or settlement on your behalf.

Offering Free Consultations

To schedule a free consultation with an experienced attorney at the Law Offices of Sanford M. Cipinko, call us at 415-693-9905 or send us an e-mail.