Category: Wrongful Death

Are Proceeds From a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Taxable Under California Law?

No. Proceeds from a wrongful death lawsuits are not taxable in California. However, portions of other forms of compensation might be taxable so it is important to speak with an attorney to understand your tax consequences. Do You Have More Questions Regarding California Wrongful Death Cases? Jimmie Kang Law Firm commits every day to helping families suffering …

How Long do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in California?

California, you must file a wrongful death lawsuit within two years from when the death occurred or you might not be able to receive compensation at all. There are certain exceptions but this general rule holds for most deaths arising from medical malpractice, personal injuries, or other kinds of misconduct. Speak With Our Attorneys; Understand Your …

What Types of Financial Damages can You Sue for in a California Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

You can sue for the following things in a California wrongful death case: Expenses pain and suffering lost consortium lost society punitive damages Typically, you might receive different amounts and kinds of compensation within each of the categories listed above but these are the broad headings of relief in California wrongful death lawsuits. Every state has …

Who can File for a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Under California Law?

In California, only the family and heirs of a deceased person can file a claim for wrongful death damages. Although, in certain instances, the beneficiaries of family members and heirs can recover compensation as well. As noted above, the legal heirs or members of the deceased’s family are the ones to file a claim for wrongful …

How Much Will it Cost me to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Most courts charge fees to file a lawsuit. Consult your local court to determine their filing charges. However, many law firms, such as ours, will not charge for the legal work unless and until the suit reaches a satisfactory conclusion. Do You Still Have Questions About California Wrongful Death Cases? Many people focus on the …

Orange County Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Each pedestrian accident attorney at Jimmie Kang Law Firm is committed to securing the most favorable outcome for pedestrians injured in Southern California. Our law firm regularly represents men, women, and children who have been hit by cars and trucks in Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange County. Given the severity of most pedestrian accidents, you …

Orange County Bicycle Accident Attorneys Serving California

Orange County bicycle accident attorneys at Jimmie Kang Law Firm knows the dangers bicyclists face while riding on city streets and bike paths. Our bike crash lawyers are committed to holding negligent drivers fully accountable for the injuries they cause to cyclists. Choose the Top Bicycle Injury Lawyers in Southern California California law allows an injured …

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Every motorcycle accident attorney at the Injury Law Office of Jimmie Kang knows the uphill battle injured motorcyclists face when trying to recover compensation for their injuries from the insurance companies of drivers who have caused crashes. Many auto insurance carriers will take a “deny and defend” posture when handling claims involving injured or deceased …

Truck Accidents

Compared to other types of motor vehicle crash cases, such as car accidents, tractor-trailer accident cases are more complicated because there may be multiple parties at fault, including the owner of the truck, the owner of the trailer, the company that packed the trailer, and the driver’s employer.  But truck accident lawyer at our firm is …

Car Accidents

Our Orange County car accident lawyers understand that a severe injury can have a tremendous impact on your life. California residents who have been killed or injured in a car accident can turn to our firm for representation. Our automobile wreck attorneys work diligently to represent clients when they have sustained severe injuries in a …

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