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Los Angeles Wrongful Death Attorney


If you have lost a child, spouse or someone else that you love, you probably feel like the world has come to an end. It is normal to feel upset, angry, and confused when a loved one is suddenly taken away from you.  It is even more painful knowing that a loved one has been taken away from you due to the negligence or recklessness of someone else. You may not know what to do or where to turn for help. When a tragedy like this occurs, the attorneys at West Coast Trial Lawyers are here to provide you with the support and advice you need to cope with a very difficult situation. Our lawyers are dedicated and compassionate wrongful death attorneys who have been fighting for the rights of victims for years. We understand just how devastating it can be to learn that a death may have been preventable, and we will do everything we can to pursue justice for the loved one that you have lost.  

A wrongful death can occur at the most unexpected time, resulting in life-changing hardships for the family of the deceased. There are many questions, concerns, and stresses that can arise after losing a loved one. No one ever expects to be in these very unfortunate circumstances. Our team of wrongful death attorneys are available for you at your time of need to answer any questions you have and handle your case.

We are compassionate and dedicated wrongful death lawyers. We understand how difficult it can be for families and we can assure you that we will be by your side every step of the way. We work tirelessly for all our clients and will always have your best interest in mind.

We will handle all communication with insurance companies, other attorneys, doctors, and more, so that the family of the deceased can focus on healing and rebuilding their lives. We have decades of experience successfully handling wrongful death cases. We will do everything it takes to hold the negligent party responsible for their wrongdoing, because no one should ever get away with causing a death.


A wrongful death is a negligent act which results in the death of someone else.  There are several different circumstances in which a wrongful death can occur. Some of the most common types of accidents that can result in a wrongful death include the following:

  • Car accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Bus accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Uber and Lyft accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Scooter accidents

Our attorneys will pursue justice for the loss of your loved one. If you or someone you know has lost his or her life due to the negligence of recklessness of another, you need to speak to a wrongful death lawyer right away. We understand what needs to be done for the victim’s family to get the justice and compensation they deserve for the loss of a loved one. You can trust that our knowledgeable staff and wrongful death attorneys will prepare the best case, so justice is served.


Spouses, children, and parents can sue for wrongful death on behalf of their lost loved one. If you have any questions regarding the loss of a loved one, we are always here to help.


It takes a skilled and knowledgeable team to successfully prove a wrongful death claim. Our team of wrongful death attorneys have years of experience in investigating and prosecuting wrongful death cases so the negligent party is held liable. Successful prosecution of a wrongful death case involves proving the following:  

  • The death of an individual;
  • Negligence or recklessness of the defendant caused the death; and
  • The surviving family members have suffered financially and emotionally.


While no amount of money can ever replace your loved one, compensation can help ease the financial burden on you and your family. In the state of California, wrongful death claims can be brought by the family members closest to the victim, with the decedent’s surviving spouse and children having the highest priority. When a wrongful death occurs, the victim’s heirs have the right to recover compensation on their own behalf for both economic and non-economic damages.

Economic damages include:

  • Loss of financial support the decedent would have contributed to the family
  • Loss of gifts or benefits the family would have received from the decedent
  • Loss of household services that the decedent would have provided to the family
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Past medical expenses

Non-economic damages include:

  • Loss of love, affection, companionship, comfort, care, support and protection
  • Loss of sexual relations
  • Loss of the deceased’s training and guidance


If you have a lost a loved one and are struggling with feelings that his or her death could have been avoided, we encourage you to consult with a Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. West Coast Trial Lawyers offers experienced and compassionate representation to families in wrongful death cases. Our lawyers will carefully assess your case and explain how we can help you recover the financial compensation your family needs to recuperate and move forward with your lives.

We work on a contingency fee basis, which means there are no attorney fees until we win and obtain compensation for your loss.  We are available 24/7 – around the clock, so you can contact us any time and we will be available to you during this trying time. You can contact us today to schedule a free consultation by calling our caring staff at (213) 927-3700 or emailing

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