Wrongful Death

Orange County Wrongful Death Attorney

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

One of the most devastating things to hear is that your family member has been killed in an accident. When you learn that the accident that took your beloved family member away from you could have been prevented, the pain is undoubtedly multiplied. There is nothing that could ever compensate you for the loss that you have experienced and the emotions and pain that you have gone through as a result of losing a loved member of your family. However, there is legal assistance that you can get for matters like this and you can file a civil suit against the negligent individual who caused the accident that killed your family member.

The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman is a firm with years of invaluable experience handling wrongful death and personal injury cases throughout California. When you need reliable and compassionate legal advice and counsel combined with aggressive and effective litigation tactics, you can rely on Mr. Bridgman’s legal team to deliver.

If you have lost your mother, father, child, husband, wife or domestic partner to an accident caused by another person’s negligent actions or inactions, please contact Mr. Bridgman or one of his legal team as soon as possible. He can offer you the legal assistance you need when you want to file a lawsuit against the person who caused your loved one’s death.

Representation for Grieving Family Members

While every case is different, it is important to remember that you could recover compensation for any and all financial losses related to the death of your family member, including medical bills before the death, funeral costs, lost wages and more. You also have the possibility of getting compensation for the losses that are not expressed financially, including pain, suffering and loss. There is help. You can count on Mr. Bridgman and his firm to give you the legal support that you need during this difficult time.

Can I Sue For Emotional Distress?

In the unfortunate event that a person's loved one passes away due to wrongful death, there may be lasting emotional distress that is experienced because of the trauma that comes with such a circumstance. If you are experiencing fear, anxiety, or difficulty functioning because of the aftermath of wrongful death, let us help you take legal action right away!

How Can I Prove Emotional Distress?

Claims of emotional distress will need to be proven in order to be accepted as legitimate. Oftentimes, such claims are proven by the victim of emotional distress giving examples of their daily difficulties caused by the distress. Examples may include an inability to drive, care for loved ones, work, care for oneself, and more. Additionally, family and/or friends may be required to testify on a person's behalf in order to provide proof.



Whether you are facing criminal charges, contemplating divorce, struggling with debt, or dealing with complex immigration issues, The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman is well-equipped to help. With more than three decades of experience, our skilled attorneys in Orange County, CA are available to assist with a wide range of legal matters. All you have to do is fill out the form below or give us a call at (949) 558-2799 to get started. From there, we can help guide you down the right path. Fill out our free and confidential case evaluation form below. A qualified attorney will evaluate your case and determine how the firm can help.

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