The family of a 41-year-old Naval surgeon has been awarded $17.4 million in damages due to his death that was caused by an accident involving an ambulance. Michael Mazurek was struck by an ambulance (owned by American Medical Response Inc.) while riding his bicycle. The jury verdict is considered to be among the largest individual wrongful death verdicts in San Diego County.
A wrongful death lawsuit is a legal action (lawsuit) filed for the death of a person due to the carelessness, negligence, recklessness, malpractice, or inaction of another individual, company or entity. If someone you love has died to due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another, your family deserves answers and compensation. Please Contact Us for a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your tragedy and let us inform you of your legal rights as we counsel you during this difficult time.