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Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyers

We Take Every Case as Seriously as You Do

Couple comforting each other after death of loved oneNo amount of money can replace the loss of a loved one. In the United States, the only civil remedy available is having a Sacramento wrongful death attorney fight for a monetary settlement or jury award that provides your family with the financial resources to move forward and hopefully provide some closure.

In a wrongful death case, surviving family members – the husband or wife, children, parents and siblings – can recover for loss of companionship and income that would have gone to support the surviving children or spouse. This recovery is especially important for California families with young children who grow up without a parent who should have been there to support and encourage them.

Our staff is always ready to listen to your case and treat it with the respect and care it deserves. Call (916) 525-7761 today to schedule a free consultation with our firm.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in California?

According to the California Code of Civil Procedure section 337.60, et seq. only specific people are allowed to file a wrongful death claim on a loved one’s behalf. These people are the deceased’s surviving:

  • Spouse or domestic partner
  • Children

California law states that if the deceased doesn’t have any of the above anyone "who would be entitled to the property of the decedent by intestate succession" is eligible to file a claim. Other people may be eligible to file a claim if they can prove they were financially dependent on the deceased.

Finding Closure

At Miller Injury Attorneys we represent the surviving families of people killed in accidents of all kinds. There are people who have lost loved ones in a broad spectrum of fatal accidents, including

At our Central California law firm, we can bring a wrongful death lawsuits against a broad range of individuals, businesses, governmental entities and their employees. We take an in-depth look at the situation and are dedicated to exploring all possible options.

We conduct thorough legal research, visit the scene of the accident, interview witnesses and consult with knowledgeable experts. Wrongful death cases not only involve accidental causes, but also intentional causes such as shootings, including the unjustified killing of others by law enforcement through the use of excessive force.

Act Now. Call (916) 525-7761 Today!

In California, statutes of limitations set forth limits on the time during which you can file a wrongful death lawsuit. Generally, the statute of limitations to file a wrongful death suit is two years, although in certain circumstances the statute of limitations may differ.

For example, in a suit against a governmental entity, you must first file a “claim” with that entity within six months of the wrongful death. If you wait too long, you may miss your opportunity to seek justice. That is why it is critical to speak with a Sacramento wrongful death lawyer after a fatal accident – even if you are not immediately certain you have a claim.

Miller Injury Attorneys will discuss your case for free over the phone or in person—whichever is easier for you. Call us at (916) 525-7761.

Recent Cases

  • $3 Million Catastrophic Injury
  • $2 Million Catastrophic Injury
  • $773 Thousand Toxic Mold
  • $720 Thousand Motorcycle Accident
  • $615 Thousand Respiratory injury.
  • $500 Thousand Defective medical product.
  • $480 Thousand Mold injury.
  • $405 Thousand Defective construction.
  • $300 Thousand Motorcycle Injury.
  • $275 Thousand Single Car Roll Over
  • $250 Thousand Negligence.
  • $250 Thousand Construction defect with mold.
  • $250 Thousand Contractor negligence.
  • $244 Thousand Sideswipe automobile accident.
  • $200 Thousand Rear end automobile collision
  • $200 Thousand Defective product.
  • $125 Thousand Fall down stairs.
  • $125 Thousand Rear-end automobile collision.
  • $100 Thousand Pedestrian vs. motor vehicle.
  • $100 Thousand Rear end automobile accident.
  • $100 Thousand Motor vehicle t-bone.
  • $100 Thousand Bicycle Accident

Why Should You Choose Us?

  • Available 24/7

  • Free Consultations

  • No Fees or Costs Unless We Win

  • Over 30 Years of Experience

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