If someone else’s negligent, reckless, or intentional actions resulted in your family member’s wrongful death, California residents might have the right to file a wrongful death claim.

It may seem pointless because no amount of money can truly replace a loved one or make everything right. Plus, repeatedly bringing it up can make it hard to heal and be at peace. But there are several reasons why you should hire a wrongful death lawyer in California, which this guide discusses.

What Is Wrongful Death in California?