Horrific Fatal Accident on I-5 in Irvine

A horrific fatal accident on I-5 in Irvine last evening resulted in the wrongful death of one man, and serious burns and injuries to other drivers.  According to the California Highway Patrol a 1994 Dodge Van was driving at an unsafe speed.  The van was travelling northbound on the I-5 at near the Irvine Tustin line […]

Fatal Accident on the 91 Freeway Claims Lives of Father and 2 Young Children

A rear end fatal accident involving a commercial truck has taken the lives of a father and two of his children.  The fatal accident on the 91 freeway occurred early in the morning hours.  A commercial gas tanker truck ran into the back of a red Jeep causing the vehicle to lose control.  The Jeep […]

Can a Passenger’s Family Sue the Driver for a Wrongful Death?

Can a passenger’s family sue the driver for a wrongful death after a fatal car accident?  Absolutely.  In California, a wrongful death occurs whenever someone loses their life due to the negligence of another driver.  They don’t have to be in different vehicles.  If the victim is not in the immediate family of the driver a […]

Fatal Accidents Can Lead to Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Fatal accidents can lead to wrongful death lawsuits when the victim was not responsible for causing the accident.  If the victim lost their life due to the negligence of another, such as a DUI driver, the family of victim is able to bring a wrongful death lawsuit.  Their beloved family member should not have lost […]

Under Paid Employees Part of Nursing Home Injuries and Falls Challenge

Under-paid employees play a significant role in the number of nursing home injuries and falls each year in California.  CDC statistics show hazardous levels of risk in California retirement homes.  Recently, a CDC study noted that for every 100 beds in nursing homes and assisted care facilities, there were 100 to 200 falls each and […]

Santa Ana Pedestrian Killed in Crosswalk in Garden Grove

A Santa Ana pedestrian killed in a crosswalk in Garden Grove was a 51 year old woman.  The driver of the pickup truck who caused the accident was not cited or taken into custody.  There is a question as to whether the pedestrian was physically within the crosswalk when the fatal accident occurred, and the […]

The Family of a Man Lost in a Fatal Dana Point Accident May Have Wrongful Death Claim

A man driving a Chrysler Coupe was broadsided by a Cadillac Escalade at the intersection of Golden Lantern Street and Selva Road.  Unfortunately the driver of the Chrysler Coupe did not survive the fatal accident, and the driver of the Escalade was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.  Accidents at an intersection are […]

DUI Driver Who Caused Wrongful Death of a 6 Year Old Girl Hears Verdict Soon

A mother and her two young daughters were crossing the street in Santa Ana in 2012 when a woman who tested 3 times the legal limit ran a red light and hit the family.  The DUI driver was also traveling at twice the posted speed limit, and the accident unfortunately resulted in the wrongful death […]

Helping the Family of Fatal Accident Victims in Anaheim

If a loved one is the victim of a fatal accident caused by another person’s negligence in Anaheim or anywhere in Orange County, your family should consider a wrongful death lawsuit.  In California, a wrongful death action is required to hold the responsible party or parties financially accountable for the loss of your loved one. […]

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Allow Families of Fatal Accident Victims to Hold Parties Accountable

Wrongful death lawsuits allow the families of fatal accident victims to hold the parties who were responsible for the accident financially accountable.  My name is Rivers Morrell, and after 40+ years of experience serving the families of those who are lost in fatal accidents, I can tell you that wrongful death lawsuits can be quite complex. […]