Menette Schults Sustains Injuries in Felton Fatal Crash
Felton, CA (November 21, 2022) – On Sunday, Dale Erskine, a 2007 Volkswagen Beetle driver, died, while Menette Schults, 64, of Felton, sustained injuries in a Mount Hermon Road head-on collision.
The authorities responded to the crash scene at around 4:28 p.m. in the area of Covenant Lane.
Officers say a westbound 2019 Lexus RX350 driven by Menette Schults crossed into the oncoming traffic lane and collided with Dale Erskine’s Volkswagen.
Sadly, Erskine died at the scene while Menette Schults was rushed to a trauma center in Santa Clara County.
Investigating officers do not consider alcohol and drugs as factors in the Felton fatal crash.
The authorities say they are still investigating.
Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the families and friends of Dale Erskine. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?
Following the Felton fatal crash, it is important to make sure you are legally covered so you can grieve in peace.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
Furthermore, these people are related to or depend financially on the deceased. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
- Children of the deceased
- Financial dependents, parents, and minors under the care of the deceased
- Personal representatives
So, to the loved ones of Dale Erskine, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.
With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you through a legal claim.