Wrongful Death

Difference Between Workers’ Compensation & Wrongful Death Claims

In rare but devastating circumstances, your loved one may lose their life in the course of their occupation. If your spouse or other loved one was the main financial provider for your family, you may be wondering what your options are. The truth is, you have a couple of viable options – but which works… read more

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Family Sues Oakland, CA over Teen’s Death from Falling Tree Branch

Winer, Burritt and Scott, LLP, is one of California's leading law firms representing victims of wrongful deaths. The parents of a 16-year-old killed by a falling tree branch contacted the firm and on December 20, 2016, the firm filed a wrongful death claim on their behalf. A wrongful death claim is a death that occurs… read more

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Oakland Wrongful Death Suit Receiving National Attention

Family Of Teen Killed By Fallen Limb At Lake Merritt Files Lawsuit Against City Hoodline.com Michael and Lisa Lewis have filed a wrongful death suit against the city of Oakland after their 16-year-old son, Jack Lewis, was fatally struck by a broken tree limb at Lake Merritt last December. Family sues California city after falling… read more

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