San Francisco Wrongful Death Attorney

Helping Families Obtain Justice After Serious Loss

The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. litigates wrongful death cases on behalf of family members who have lost a loved one as a result of an accident or negligence in the Bay Area. Our firm handles cases in Oakland, San Francisco, Concord, Fremont, and San Jose where a person's intentional, reckless, or negligent conduct wrongfully caused the death of another. We understand that this time in your life may be worrisome and we believe that you should be focusing on healing, not dealing with legal issues.

When you work with a wrongful death lawyer from our team, we will handle your case with dignity and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for your loss.

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Our firm is here to help you during this tough time. Contact us today.

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Examples of Our Wrongful Death Victories

  • $2,000,000.000 – Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease
  • $1,050,000.000 – Malpractice Leading to Blood Loss
  • $600,000.00 – Failure to Treat / Pulmonary Embolism
  • $600,000.00 – Slip & Fall at a Retail Store

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Types of Wrongful Death Cases We Handle

Although this time in your life is difficult, it is important that you work with our team. You do not have to face this time alone! Our firm extensive experience handling wrongful death cases. We have secured substantial wrongful death judgments and settlements on behalf of clients who have lost loved ones.

We represent clients who have lost loved ones due to the following:

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

People who are considered to be “next of kin” to the decedent can file a wrongful death claim.

The following are considered to be next of kin:

  • Spouses
  • Domestic Partners
  • Children
  • Parents
  • Siblings

What Kind of Damages Can I Recover?

In wrongful death cases, our firm represents survivors of the deceased, which may include the spouse, children, and siblings. While no amount of financial compensation can adequately replace a life, our legal system offers survivors monetary damages to cover these types of losses:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost wages and benefits
  • Medical expenses
  • Lost inheritance
  • Loss of consortium

Contact the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C.

Are you grieving the loss of a loved one because of a wrongful death? If so, it is important that you contact an attorney from our team right away. We have years of experience handling sensitive personal injury and wrongful death cases and we may be able to help you as well. You do not have to face the California legal system alone or worry about what the future may hold. If you have questions about your eligibility to file a wrongful death lawsuit, contact the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. right away.