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California Civil Jury Instructions 3920: Loss of Consortium

By Joseph Low on December 30, 2023

A man sits in anguish folded up on himself with his head in his hands.

California Civil Jury Instruction 3920 holds significant weight in personal injury law, specifically in cases involving the complex and delicate concept of “loss of consortium.” This legal instruction provides a framework for understanding and addressing the emotional and relational impact on a spouse or family member resulting from the injury of the plaintiff.

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Wrongful Death Damages: Economic and Non-Economic Losses

By Joseph Low on September 10, 2023

Man in black placing his hand on a casket and holding flowers in another hand at a funeral.

Wrongful death occurs when a person dies through the negligence or wrongdoing of another. Surviving family members may be entitled to bring a wrongful death claim to hold the responsible party accountable and recover compensation for their family. It is important to understand damages in Long Beach wrongful death cases. They are somewhat different than in other types of personal injury lawsuits.

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How Can a Minor File a Wrongful Death Claim for a Parent’s Death?

By Joseph Low on December 3, 2020

candelight vigil for loss of life

The loss of one’s parents is one of the most tragic events a child can go through. Not only must they deal with a great deal of emotional turmoil, but life will absolutely change. They may have to change homes, live with relatives, and be put in a precarious financial situation. However, if a child lost his or her parents due to an act of negligence, the child may be able to recover compensation in a wrongful death claim.

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Common Causes of Long Beach Child Wrongful Death

By Joseph Low on March 14, 2016

Unfortunately, accidents are the leading cause of death for children under the age of 18. Thousands of children die in accidents nationwide each year. What makes these situations even more tragic is that many of accidents that lead to wrongful deaths are preventable. A wrongful death claim may hold the negligent parties accountable for your loss.

Causes of Child Wrongful Death

Over the years, The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV has helped many families grieving after the loss of a child. Here are the most common causes of wrongful deaths involving children we’ve seen:

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