Month: February 2019

survival lawsuit

The Difference Between a Wrongful Death and Survival Lawsuit

In California, if someone dies due to the negligence of another, there are two types of lawsuits that can be brought against the person or group responsible for the death. One of them is a wrongful death lawsuit and the other is a survival lawsuit. While similar, they each perform different functions, so it?s important …

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California Victim Compensation Board

The Function of the California Victim Compensation Board

While originally first formed in 1965 under the Department of Social Welfare, the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) wasn?t officially named that until 2016. Previously, it was called the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board (VCGCB). They regulated the California Victim Compensation Program, the Revenue Recovery Program and the Government Claims Program. As their responsibilities …

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