Can minors file a wrongful death suit in California? 2 Answers as of October 14, 2010

Can minors file a wrongful death suit in California? The case involves the death of a parent.

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Law Office of Marc K. Herbert
Law Office of Marc K. Herbert | Marc K. Herbert
Yes, a wrongful death case can be filed on behalf of a minor child.

A "guardian for the case" must be approved by the Court for the minor. However, the attorney for the minor gets to present the name of that "guardian for the case", which is usually approved by the Court.

If you would like to discuss this case in more detail, please contact my office for a free consultation.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/14/2010
Tomalas Law Firm
Tomalas Law Firm | Ryan Tomalas
Yes, in most cases a child can file a wrongful death case in California. We have made numerous wrongful death claims on behalf of children who lost a parent(s) as the result of the negligence of another person/party. If you would like to discuss your potential claim, please give us a call.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/14/2010
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