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Verdicts & Settlements
"$2,073,373.80 jury verdict against national retail store for negligent operation of a cart resulting in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome to client." - (2017)
"$2,000,000.00 settlement reached during jury selection for client who was struck on left foot by an employee operating a merchandising cart at a retail store resulting in a serious neurological injury to client. " - (2014)
"$1,900,000.00 recovered for families for the wrongful death of their 2 children arising out of a drunk driving auto accident." - (2010)
"$3,400,000.00 settlement against a school district on behalf of 4 victims of sexual abuse by their school principal." - (2016)

Our Visalia wrongful death lawyers understand that the wrongful death of a family member or loved one is one of the most tragic consequences of negligent or criminal behavior. Visalia wrongful death attorneys are here to help individuals navigate the difficult time after the loss of a loved one and handle legal claims related to wrongful death. When the negligence of another leads to the death of someone you love, you need an attorney who can protect you and your rights and help you put your life back in order after such a devastating loss. Our team is committed to assisting accident victims and their families in recovering from their loss and obtaining justice through legal action. Attorney Jacob J. Rivas has dedicated his professional career to helping the victims of wrongful death receive the compensation and representation they need. For additional information, you may also want to review information about wrongful death monetary damages.


Handling the sudden and unexpected death of a loved one is a complex and devastating experience for those who loved and cared for them in life. California’s wrongful death laws specify who can file a wrongful death claim in California, including immediate family members and dependents, and outline the types of damages that can be recovered, such as economic and non-economic damages. At Jacob J. Rivas’ Visalia wrongful death law firm, our clients receive the compassionate, caring representation they need to navigate the complicated legal issues surrounding wrongful death claims. Please review who can file a wrongful death suit in Visalia for more information.


The negligence of a medical facility or caregiver or the failure of an individual to provide safe conditions, such as in motor vehicle accidents, can lead to severe injury or death. Medical expenses are often a significant part of the compensation sought in wrongful death claims. When someone you love has died due to an accident caused by the negligence of another, you need an attorney who will help you receive compensation while providing you with the sympathetic and compassionate care you need during such a difficult time. Punitive damages may also be pursued to penalize the defendant for intentional or reckless behavior. For additional information, you may also want to review information about how to find an experienced Visalia wrongful death law firm.

No matter the personal circumstances of your claim, you can be confident that Visalia wrongful death attorney Jacob J. Rivas can represent your case how you want it to be defined and will always listen to you, your concerns, and your needs. Mr. Rivas has the knowledge and skill you need to ensure that your legal issues are handled responsibly, allowing you to focus on yourself and your family and putting your life back in order after a loss.

Contact Our Visalia Wrongful Death Lawyers Today!

To schedule a free consultation and assessment of your Visalia wrongful death case, please contact the Law Office of Jacob J. Rivas toll-free at 559-263-9667 or contact us online. Wrongful death lawsuits are often intertwined with survival actions, allowing the heirs of the deceased to initiate a lawsuit on behalf of the estate. Our Visalia wrongful death lawyers are standing by to take your case today! Let us represent you and your interests in a court of law.