San Jose Wrongful Death Lawyer

Have You Lost a Loved One in an Avoidable Accident?

The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences that one can go through in life. Wrongful death accidents are emotionally traumatizing for the family of the victim, and the repercussions of losing a loved one in a needless accident can linger for years. The caring legal team at Habbas & Associates understands the devastating nature of wrongful death accidents and we have seen the financial strain that families can go through after the death of the family's main financial provider.

With more than 200 years of legal experience, our law firm represents families and individuals who have lost their beloved family members in tragic and preventable accidents. We provide caring, reliable legal counsel and support for our clients so that they can recover the compensation they need to stay financially afloat. When you call a San Jose wrongful death attorney at our firm, you will immediately begin to receive the compassionate legal support you deserve.

Contact us today to schedule your free consultation.

Wrongful Death Claims in California

Wrongful death is defined by the law as a death caused by the negligence or misconduct of another person or company. If your loved one was killed because of the negligent or reckless actions of another, you may be entitled to seek compensation under the law.

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

While there are a variety of accidents that can lead to the death of a loved one, some of the most common include:

Our firm has extensive experience in the recovery of compensation under personal injury law, and we will fight for you so that you can receive the maximum amount of compensation available. At Habbas & Associates, we are passionate about seeing our clients get through a trying time in their life, and we work tirelessly so that they can rest free from financial worry.

Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations in California

According to California Code of Civil Procedure 335.1, a person must file a wrongful death claim within two years of the death of an individual that was "caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another." Two years can pass quicker than you realize, therefore, it is important to contact a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible to begin building your case.

Contact a wrongful death lawyer in San Jose today for a free consultation! We serve Northern California clients from four convenient office locations in San Jose, Modesto, Sacramento, and Oakland.

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