Wrongful Death

Have You Lost a Loved One Due to Someone Else’s Negligence?

Are you struggling with the pain and loss of a loved one due to someone else’s negligence? At the Law Office of Joseph Pluta, we understand that no amount of money can bring back a loved one, but we can help you seek justice and compensation for the wrongful death. Our experienced attorneys will work tirelessly to hold the responsible parties accountable and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

Features & Benefits


Our attorneys have extensive experience in handling wrongful death claims and have a proven track record of success.


We understand the emotional toll that a wrongful death can take on a family, and we’ll be with you every step of the way, providing compassionate and personalized service.

No Upfront Cost

We work on a contingency fee basis, which means that you won’t have to pay anything upfront.

Get the Compensation You Deserve 

If you’re worried about the cost of hiring a wrongful death lawyer, you’ll be pleased to know that at the Law Office of Joseph Pluta, we work on a contingency fee basis. This means that we only get paid if we win your case. You won’t have to pay anything upfront. With us, you can focus on grieving and healing, knowing that we’re working tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve.


What our clients say about our service!

Greg Hamblin

Joe Pluta and his team have been wonderful workers’ compensation attorneys to work with. I have been pleased to work with them for quite a while now and their kindness, patience, and knowledge shows in every interaction.

Maq Brown

Mr. Pluta was very professional and concerned with my overall happiness and well-being during the process. He promptly got me a fair settlement that helped me regain some normal parts of life after my work injury.

Anthony Gupton

Joseph Pluta and his team, especially Sandy, have been very supportive during my time as a client. All my appointments and everything that comes with a work comp case were very smooth. All my questions and concerns were regarded and met with quick resolve.

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve gathered the most frequently asked questions from customers and answered them here!

What is a wrongful death claim?

A wrongful death claim is a lawsuit that is filed when someone has died due to the negligence or intentional actions of another person or entity. It seeks to compensate the surviving family members for the financial and emotional losses they have suffered as a result of the death.

Who can file a wrongful death claim?

In California, the surviving spouse, children, or parents of the deceased person can file a wrongful death claim. If none of these individuals are alive, then other family members or the deceased person’s estate may be able to file the claim.

How much compensation can I receive for a wrongful death claim?

The amount of compensation you can receive for a wrongful death claim varies depending on the circumstances of the case. In general, you may be able to receive compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, lost income and earning potential, loss of companionship, and emotional distress.

How long do I have to file a wrongful death claim?

In California, the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim is generally two years from the date of the person’s death. However, there are some exceptions, so it is important to consult with the Law Office of Joseph Pluta as soon as possible.

Do I need an attorney for a wrongful death claim?

It is highly recommended that you work with an experienced wrongful death attorney to file a claim. Joe Pluta Law can help you navigate the complex legal process, ensure that you are treated fairly by insurance companies and other parties involved in the case, and help you pursue the maximum amount of compensation possible.

How do I choose the right attorney for my wrongful death claim?

When choosing an attorney for your wrongful death claim, it is important to look for someone who has experience handling these types of cases, a track record of success, and a compassionate and responsive approach to working with clients. At the Law Office of Joseph Pluta, we have a team who specializes in wrongful death cases and are dedicated to helping our clients receive the compensation they deserve.

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