San Diego Wrongful Death Attorney

Wrongful death is a premature death caused by a wrongful act or neglect of another or by a defective product (such as a car or a tire that fails) that results in the death of a person.

  • Wrongful death litigation includes but it not limited to death arising from:
  • General negligence
  • Defective products (such as automobiles and tires)
  • Construction and work site deaths
  • Premises liability / dangerous conditions
  • Vehicular collisions
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Trucking accidents
  • Elder Abuse

California statutory law determines what persons have the legal right (“standing” is the legal term) to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Usually, surviving spouses, domestic partners, surviving children, and children of pre-deceased children; and, if dependent on the decedent, step-children, parents, or putative spouses; and minors who at the time of the decedents death resided for the previous 180 days in the decedents household and were dependent for one half or more of the minors support.

For the past 36 years as a California lawyer, Attorney Sergio Feria has applied his extensive legal knowledge, legal skills, and legal experience to serve surviving spouses, surviving children, and families of wrongful death victims.

Mr. Feria is able to handle any wrongful death case that reaches his desk.

By design, The Law Office of Sergio Feria does not take on more cases than Mr. Feria and his staff can properly work up. Because of the limited case load, you are assured that your case will get the attention it deserves.

Mr. Feria has represented clients who speak many different languages, including Spanish. Mr. Feria is a fluent Spanish-speaking attorney.

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