Palm Springs, CA (October 12, 2021) – William Merinko, 67, was killed in a crash with another vehicle on N Sunrise Way, near E Tachevah Dr in Riverside County.
The collision happened at around 10:20 p.m. Palm Spring Police responded to the scene shortly thereafter. William Merinko had been traveling on N Sunrise Way when he collided with another vehicle at the intersection of E Tachevah Dr.
According to authorities, Merinko ejected from the vehicle and sustained major injuries. The driver of the other vehicle sustained minor injuries. It was noted that there was an electrical outage in the vicinity of the crash that was first reported around 9:00pm to Southern California Edison and affected nearly 1500 customers in Palm Springs.
Merinko was transported to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries with the next few hours. Drugs or alcohol are not suspected as factors in the deadly crash and it is currently under investigation.
Personal Injury Claims (Wrongful Death) in Palm Springs
In this case, the family members of William Merinko can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
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Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of William Merinko
Certainly, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s important to have a strong team of experienced personal injury attorneys handling your case. Jacoby & Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Sacramento. Our lawyers can help you get justice as well as the compensation you rightfully deserve, including car accident settlements and more. Give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
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