Single-Vehicle Crash Leaves Edward Lesa Dead East of Plaza Bonita Center Way
Bonita, CA (July 16, 2020) – On Tuesday night, Edward Tofiga Lesa died and 3 women sustained injuries in a car crash on Highway 54.
California Highway Patrol officers located an upturned Toyota pickup in a grassy area off the highway with its four occupants ejected.
Moreover, one of the occupants, Mr. Lesa, was struck by another vehicle, and pronounced dead at the scene.
The authorities identified via a press release on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the rescue team took all the three other occupants, all women, to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Sweet Lawyers extend their condolences to the family and friends of Edward Tofiga Lesa. May you find strength in this painful time.
How the Occupants and the Family of the Victim Can Proceed
In the wake of a devastating crash, it is important to protect your rights by hiring a personal injury or wrongful death attorney. Oftentimes, accidents cause more severe bodily damage than initially inspected by medical personnel
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of your family to know how to move forward.
Subsequently, it is important to recognize that if your family faces unexpected trauma, you may still achieve some semblance of justice. To do so, you must file a personal injury or wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death claim allows a person or family members the ability to obtain vindication. Also, it is a step towards alleviating the financial tolls accrued.
“I think the misconception is that when a loved one is hurt or passes away, the insurance company will automatically admit liability and offer all of the funds available. Insurance companies will try to save money, even if it means not fully compensating. When a family or individual retains an attorney immediately, it gives them time to recover or grieve. Meanwhile, their attorney can start focusing on building a strong case,” says Tyler Toomey, an attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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