On Sunday, January 17th, a fatal vehicular incident took place in Lancaster. California Highway Patrol was the first responder at the scene. The fatal incident happened at 2:00 a.m. between Avenue K and 110th Street West. The driver of a 2006 Toyota struck a male pedestrian due to visibility issues. The pedestrian was fatally injured as a result and was pronounced dead at the scene. They were identified as a 51-year-old man named Pablo Flores Martinez who is a resident of Newhall. Authorities are still conducting an investigation of the crash.
Can You File A Personal Injury Claim on Behalf of a Deceased Victim?
Generally, it is not possible to file a personal injury claim on behalf of a deceased victim, regardless of your relationship to the deceased. This is because personal injury claims are intended for surviving victims. If your loved one has died from the crash, then there are several other legal claims that you can file against the party responsible. To know more about what these claims are, call us today at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation on your case, available 24/7.
Source: My News LA