No family is prepared for the unexpected death of a loved one. Unfortunately, such a loss may seem even more difficult to bear when it comes with a large number of unanswered questions. For example, a family in California is now looking for the driver said to be responsible for the wrongful death of a family member.
Many drivers in California take every precaution to ensure their personal safety as well as the safety of their passengers. However, there is often little a driver can do at a traffic light with a vehicle rapidly approaching from behind. Unfortunately, the California Highway Patrol claims that a recent fatal accident involved slow traffic due to a recently changed traffic light.
It is understandable that relatively inexperienced drivers may have difficulty responding to a driving error or distraction. However, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can further inhibit a driver's ability. In fact, police suspect that DUI was a factor in a recent fatal car accident in California.
Most people are aware of the potential harm they could face when driving on the roadways in this country. However, drivers in California likely feel relatively safe while stopped, waiting to make a left turn in a designated lane. Unfortunately, a woman reportedly lost her life in an accident that could ultimately result in a wrongful death claim.
Some people may easily dismiss the potential harm a certain type of accident can cause. For example, it is often easy to overlook the sometimes major injuries that a person in California and across the country can suffer in a slip-and-fall accident. Unfortunately, a business's failure to maintain its property can have significant ramifications.
The dangers of drinking and driving are well-known. Despite the publicity advertising the potential dangers that intoxicated drivers create for themselves and others around them, drivers in California and across the country still make the decision to get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. Unfortunately, police believe that alcohol may have been a factor in a recent fatal accident that could lead to wrongful death claims.
During this time of year, many people in California and across the country are looking forward to or participating in holiday traditions with their families. While this tends to be a time of year devoted to spending time together, one family is instead planning a funeral after a loved one was the victim of a fatal accident. Another driver has since been arrested in connection to the accident that resulted in the fatality.
Even the best drivers can be involved in an accident. However, drivers who make reckless decisions, such as driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, could potentially increase their risk of causing a serious collision. In fact, a driver in California could face a wrongful death lawsuit after police say that he caused an accident that resulted in a fatality.
Most parents in California and across the country would do anything in their power to protect their children. This willingness likely makes the unexpected death of a child that much more devastating for surviving family members. Unfortunately, a family -- who may be considering whether to file a wrongful death lawsuit -- is now forced to face the unexpected death of their toddler.
Unexpected conditions often arise while driving on California roadways. For example, traffic that could have been moving along at a decent speed could quickly slow. As a result, drivers must be ready to respond to a variety of different conditions and remain vigilant even in stop-and-go traffic. Unfortunately, an accident, potentially a case of wrongful death, has resulted the the deaths of two people.