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Sacramento Collision Death 

Sacramento Collision Death

Sacramento Collision Death – A suspect has been taken into custody following a recent Sacramento collision death involving an 18-year-old city resident. Following the collision, Avanesh Mal, age 32, fled the scene of the September 14 accident, even though the other man’s vehicle had become engulfed in flames. The suspect, according to the Sacramento Police Department, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and was booked at the main jail in Sacramento County on September 15. I would like to extend my prayers and sympathy to the family and friends of the young man who lost his life in this tragedy with the hope that they may find solace.

Further Details of the Sacramento Collision Death

Establishing Wrongful Death

Establishing Wrongful Death

Establishing wrongful death is necessary for a family to claim compensation when a loved one is lost through negligence. In most cases, a wrongful death is due to a negligent driver when a motor vehicle accident occurs. However, wrongful death can occur in a number of ways, including negligence by a government entity, a commercial company, a physician or hospital and others who owe the duty of care to another person.

Establishing Wrongful Death Before Filing

Sacramento Fatal Auto Accident

Sacramento Fatal Auto Accident

Sacramento Fatal Auto Accident – A Sacramento fatal auto accident on September 14 occurred after two cars collided near the Executive Airport. Multiple phone calls reporting the collision were made to the Sacramento Police Department and started coming in at about 4:15 in the morning. One officer, who was in the area at the time, said that he heard the sound of a big crash and responded before other emergency personnel arrived. I would like to take this opportunity to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the deceased at this time of sorrow. 

Sacramento Fatal Auto Accident Crash Details

Pedestrian Killed on Hwy. 99 in Sacramento

Pedestrian Killed on Hwy. 99 in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento wrongful death lawyer. In the early hours of August 21, a female pedestrian was struck and killed on Highway 99 while running in the third lane of the road. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), she was struck by two different vehicles. Both of the drivers remained at the scene of the accident and were reported as being cooperative with the investigation into the incident. I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the decedent in this time of sorrow.

What Happened

Impaired Driver Hits Landscaper in Sacramento Driveway

Impaired Driver Hits Landscaper in Sacramento Driveway

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento wrongful death lawyer. A tragic accident in Sacramento during the morning hours took the life of a local landscaper when she was struck and killed by a reported impaired driver on August 2. The woman was in the driveway of a home where she was working, wearing earbuds and preparing to fetch a weed eater when the vehicle, driven by Kevin Lee Schanz, 62, hit her.

Crash Details

Reasons for a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Sacramento

Reasons for a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento wrongful death lawyer. Losing a loved one can be a difficult period for family members. It can be much worse when that loved one was lost needlessly because of the negligent actions of another. It is possible to recover funeral and burial costs and other expenses as well as the income a person contributed to the household. Let’s look at the reasons a wrongful death occurs and the types of compensation a family can obtain. While this will not bring your loved one back, it may ease the financial burden their death caused. 

Circumstances Under Which a Wrongful Death Can Occur

Wrongful Death Lawsuit After a Construction Accident

Wrongful Death Lawsuit After a Construction Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a wrongful death lawyer in Sacramento. When a loved one dies at work, the family is able to collect death benefits through the business’s workers’ compensation insurance. However, if an accidental death is due to negligence, the family may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. While filing a wrongful death claim may be the right recourse for a family deprived of their loved ones support and presence, it does not affect the grief they experience. It is aimed at relieving the family’s economic worry. Let’s look at the benefits a wrongful death lawsuit may have over workers’ compensation.

Death Benefits in a Workers’ Comp Claim

Burden of Proof and Damages in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Burden of Proof and Damages in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento wrongful death lawyer. Losing a loved one is a terrible experience at any time. However, that sense of loss is compounded when the death was caused by the negligent actions of another person or entity. While nothing will bring back that loved one, placing a claim for monetary damages due to a wrongful death, which is a civil action, can bring some closure to the family.

Burden of Proof

Wrongful Death Lawsuit When a Family Member Dies

Wrongful Death Lawsuit When a Family Member Dies

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento wrongful death lawyer. State laws cover who can place a wrongful death claim following the death of a loved one caused by negligence. In this way, the family of the decedent can seek legal remedy through a civil suit for the financial loss caused by the wrongful death. It also allows the family to seek justice against the individual or entity that caused the untimely death of their loved one.

Eligibility to File a Claim for Wrongful Death

Two Fatalities After Highway 99 Collision in Sacramento

Two Fatalities After Highway 99 Collision in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento wrongful death lawyer. A two-vehicle collision in the early hours of June 7, 2018, ended with the death of two men. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to a hospital for treatment. No word has been released yet on his identity or medical condition. The accident happened along northbound Highway 99 and caused lanes in both directions to be closed down for several hours. I want to extend my sympathy and prayers to the families of the men who died in the crash and to the other injured driver with the hope that his injuries will heal soon.

What Happened

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