Steps to Take if You Lost a Loved One in a Crash
The death of a loved one is a devastating experience. As your loved one has departed, there are many things that you must remain on top of, even as you mourn them.
There are also costs and expenses that you must worry about, but with the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer, navigating the legal process to obtain compensation for the wrongful death of your loved one is made that much easier.
Meanwhile, to help build a strong case for you to obtain compensation for the death of your loved one, there are certain things that you must do, which include the following:
The first step and as close to the accident that caused the death as possible is to gather all evidence you can, such as video footage of the scene, photographs of the accident scene, photos of all vehicles involved, and names of witnesses.
Get a Copy of All Reports
The second step is to get copies of all official documents that pertain to the accident, and these include a police report, medical reports, and any other documents that detail any of your loved one’s health issues before his or her death.
Figure Your Costs
Once you have gathered all the paperwork, especially bills, you would need to take a calculator and add up all the costs and expenses that are documented in the information and documents you have in your possession. These costs and expenses usually include funeral costs, burial costs, and medical costs, among others.
Call a Beverly Hills Bicycle Accident Attorney
If you are a cyclist who has been injured in an accident involving a negligent driver, an experienced personal injury lawyer at Jalilvand Law can help you obtain compensation for your injuries. Call us right away at 310.478.5800 or online for a free consultation.