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Wrongful Death Settlements Handled in California - Werner Law

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Handled in California?

POSTED ON: June 6, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
How are wrongful death settlements handled in the state of California? In California, much like the rest of the United States, a wrongful death is a type of claim that can be brought against a person or an entity who is alleged to have caused a wrongful death – meaning, their inaction, ineptitude, or negligence […]
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Understanding Unlawful Death: What It Is and What You Need to Know - Werner Law

Understanding Unlawful Death: What It Is and What You Need to Know

POSTED ON: May 8, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
There comes a time for each of us to take our leave of the stage, exiting left. Some deaths mark the end of a long life lived well. Yet some deaths are the result of catastrophic errors, careless mistakes, or even intentionally unlawful conduct – robbing a person of the life they had left to […]
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Using a Cohabitation Agreement to Determine Property - Werner

Using a Cohabitation Agreement to Determine Property Rights for Unmarried Couples

POSTED ON: April 10, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
A cohabitation agreement can be a valuable tool for unmarried couples to determine their property rights and financial responsibilities in case of a separation or death. As marriage rates continue to decline, a growing number of adults are likely to live or have lived with an unmarried partner, often either before marriage or with no […]
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A Look at Negligent Homicide and Manslaughter - Werner Law Firm

Unintentional Killing: A Look at Negligent Homicide and Manslaughter

POSTED ON: March 10, 2023 BY: Troy Werner
Unlawfully taking someone else’s life is a grave offense that can result in severe legal consequences. The justice system does not take the act of killing another human being lightly, and the punishment can vary based on the circumstances surrounding the victim's death. Negligent homicide is one such circumstance that can result in a lesser […]
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5 Types of Personal Injury Cases to Know - Werner Law

5 Types of Personal Injury Cases to Know

POSTED ON: February 14, 2022 BY: Troy Werner
A personal injury case is best defined as nearly any circumstance wherein you have been hurt or injured through no fault of your own. When the liability lies in the hands of another person – in other words, when it was in some way their responsibility that you got hurt, or if it was their […]
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Pedestrian Laws, Rights & Rules of the Road | Werner Law Firm

Pedestrian Laws, Rights & Rules of the Road

POSTED ON: September 21, 2017 BY: Troy Werner
The roads of the United States are a dangerous place, in comparison to many other public places. In 2015, 5,376 pedestrians and 818 bicyclists were killed in crashes with automobiles, highlighting the risk of being a pedestrian. Accidents will always happen, in some capacity – yet the research shows that pedestrian fatalities have been on […]
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