Wrongful Death Lawyers

Wrongful death lawsuits are typically filed by the surviving family, usually by the spouse or parents. If you’re unsure if you have a case considered to be a wrongful death, the San Diego wrongful death attorneys from Spital & Associates can help. A wrongful death is defined as a death caused by someone else due to negligence, malpractice, recklessness or inaction. For example a wrongful death may include:

  • Pedestrian accidents due to drunk driving
  • Death due to careless driving
  • Industrial or commercial accidents
  • Construction injuries
  • Arson and fires
  • Faulty equipment
  • Dangerous product
  • Vehicle accidents such as plane, train, automobile, bus and bike

Wrongful death cases often involve:

  • Automobiles
  • Merchandise and equipment
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Gross Negligence or Incompetence
  • Criminal Wrongdoing or Intentional Misconduct

Our team at Spital & Associates understands the difficulty during these tough times. We understand the need of closure, grieving and privacy. With your emotional and financial needs in mind, our San Diego wrongful death attorneys handle your case with priority helping you to receive the compensation you rightfully deserve.

Compensation for the loss of your loved one typically includes:

  • Compensation for your pain and suffering
  • Recovery for out of pocket costs, such as funeral and burial expenses
  • Reimbursement of medical and pharmaceutical expenses
  • Recovery and treatment of psychological care and treatment
  • Recovery of current and future lost income

If you have lost a loved one due to wrongful death, it’s important you consult with a San Diego wrongful death lawyer. Our team at Spital & Associates will act quickly, ensuring your claim is filed before the  statute of limitations ends.

While we know and understand that no amount of money can replace a loved one or fully compensate for the loss of a human life, we do know that you deserve the right to collect for this loss. Our team at Spital & Associates will evaluate the amount that should be paid to you by analyzing jury verdicts and circumstances. In addition, we will take into consideration the age and health of the loved one lost. Lastly, we will frequently employ forensic experts to calculate the life expectancy, their income and future earning power and take into consideration how this loss affects you both emotionally and financially.

By having a San Diego wrongful death attorney from Spital & Associates on your side, you’ll receive years of experience. This means we’ll walk you through the complex steps of a wrongful death suit, deal with insurance companies and negotiate with any parties involved. We aim to make this stressful and depressing time easier on you, by handling every legal aspect we can and letting you grieve.

The law offices of Spital & Associates was founded in 1971 by Sam Spital. Today, Sam leads this team with over 39 years of experience. Bringing his talents, experience, education and experience to Spital & Associates, we also associate with the best wrongful death lawyers in the San Diego area. Our San Diego wrongful death attorneys offer free consultations and are available 7 days a week, at every hour. Please don’t hesitate to call, every hour you wait the statue of limitations on your case begins to run out.

Main Offices
8880 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92108-1642
Telephone: 619-583-0350
Fax: 619-583-1850

Banker’s Hill Associate Office
1901 First Avenue, Suite 138
San Diego, CA 92101

Downtown Associate Office
Of Counsel – Bill O’Connell, Esq. 
110 West C Street, Suite 1300
San Diego, CA 92101-3978

Associates available 24/7.
Call (619) 583-0350 or send us an e-mail.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.