El Dorado County Accident Kills 16-Year-Old Boy
El Dorado County, CA (June 7, 2023) – On Monday, a 16-year-old boy, Josiah Stayner, lost his life in a Highway 50 hit-and-run crash.
The fatal collision unfolded at about 3 a.m. when an westbound vehicle struck the victim past El Dorado Road.
The driver did not render aid and the suspect vehicle fled the scene.
Meanwhile, the authorities believed the vehicle to be a white Honda Accord of model year 2018 to 2022. One of the vehicle’s mirrors may have fallen off at the accident scene.
The CHP is investigating the Highway 50 hit-and-run crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Josiah Stayner. We also wish the injured parties a quick and full recovery.
Fatal Accidents Could Happen Anytime
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that dealing with losing a loved one in a traffic crash similar to the El Dorado County accident is a painful process.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. In those kinds of situations, you need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one truly deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations and only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid and the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit. Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
Let Our Attorneys Guide You
So, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers, and we will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
In fact, when you hire us, our legal attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.