Fiery DUI Crash Leave One Dead
On January 18 a fatal crash on the 91 Freeway left one person dead. A vehicle driven by a suspected DUI driver collided with a disabled vehicle in one of the eastbound lanes on the 91 Freeway. The crash resulted in a fiery blaze which tragically killed a passenger in the previously disabled vehicle.
Do the deceased passenger’s heirs have a cause of action for wrongful death?
Possibly, yes. In a wrongful death lawsuit, the deceased party’s heirs bring a lawsuit to recover damages from the party or person which caused the death. Depending on the facts a lawsuit to recover damages may be appropriate