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What to Expect When Consulting with a Wrongful Death Attorney

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento wrongful death attorney. Dealing with the wrongful death of a loved one is overwhelming. Here’s what you can expect when consulting with a wrongful death lawyer.

Life turned upside down for the mother of a two-year-old child when she found her son’s small body crushed under an IKEA dresser that had fallen on him.

Since the death of their son, the parents of the deceased child, have moved forward with a wrongful death lawsuit against Ikea.  The dresser had been purchased at a nearby Ikea store.  The MALM chest came without any hardware to secure it to the wall.  The couple alleges that IKEA was aware that the dresser presented a  tip-over hazard and allege that Ikea’s negligence played a role in the wrongful death of their son.   USA Today, a front runner in reporting this news item, states that ‘Ikea says it knows of reports of three additional deaths since 1989 from tip-overs involving other models of Ikea chests and dressers.’

A recent case in Sacramento involved a bicyclist traveling in an industrial area who was struck and killed by a truck at 5:15 AM on Florin Perkins Road. Newspapers and police immediately

opined that the bicyclist must be at fault because she was riding in the early morning and her bike should have had more reflectors. Such rushes to judgment are frequent. They are often also

Grief Counseling Follow Up

On October 21st, I wrote here a bit about grief counseling, a process many of my clients whose family members or friends who lost someone in a wrongful death accident have undergone.

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