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Studio City, CA – One Victim Loses Life in Highway 101 Crash near Laurel Canyon Rd

February 27, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Studio City, CA (February 27, 2023) – One person has lost their life as a result of a car crash that took place on Sunday morning in the Studio City area. The accident was reported to authorities on February 26.

California Highway Patrol reports indicate that two vehicles collided on the northbound side of Highway 101. Authorities responded to the scene and closed off the roadway near Laurel Canyon Road.

Emergency medical services responded to perform lifesaving efforts on at least one person on the roadway. The victim ended up passing away from their injuries while at the scene.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Fatal Accidents in California

Studio City, CA – One Victim Loses Life in Highway 101 Crash near Laurel Canyon RdFatal accidents are reported every day in the state of California. Unfortunately, these accidents often take the lives of innocent people who are sharing the road with reckless and negligent drivers. When innocent people die as a result of car crashes that are caused by reckless and negligent drivers, their families are often able to take legal action.

After the sudden and unexpected loss of your loved one, an attorney will be able to help you seek financial compensation to cover funeral expenses, lost wages, and more. In order to recover compensation, your family will need to file a wrongful death claim. This claim will need to outline how the defendant is responsible for the losses that you face. In order to prevail, you must be able to prove elements of negligence were present at the time of the accident.

This involves proving that the driver owed you a duty of care. The driver breached the duty of care, and as a result of the breach, the accident occurred. As a result of the accident that claimed your loved one’s life, your family suffered damages. In many instances, a breach may be obvious. For example, if a driver is drunk or using their cell phone while they’re operating their vehicle and cause a crash, these are obvious signs that they were failing to meet the duty of care. However, there are instances where more complex situations contribute to the accident.

If your loved one has died as a result of an accident, it is in your best interest to seek the help of a California wrongful death lawyer. Your attorney will be able to conduct the investigation and identify the cause of the crash and take quick legal action against the responsible party. Your attorney will fight to make sure your family is able to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions.

The Wilshire Law Firm team is committed to providing exceptional service and helping car accident victims get their rightful compensation. Our award-winning attorneys have decades of experience in taking on insurance companies to help recover more than $1 billion collectively for our client’s claims. While working with our team, you can rest assured knowing that we will provide you with individualized representation that is specifically tailored to meet your needs and reflect your best interest every step of the way. Contact our law firm today at 800-358-1884 to schedule a free consultation to get started. Our experienced and dedicated attorneys are ready to fight diligently on your behalf so that the person responsible for your accident can be held accountable while also seeking the maximum amount of compensation possible to cover all of the damages you face.