Wrongful Death Attorney
Mourning the loss of someone you love can be one of the hardest and emotionally tolling times of your life. Unfortunately, many people each year lose loved ones due to another party’s misconduct or negligent action. If this occurs, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Thus, you need an experienced wrongful death attorney.
What is Wrongful Death?
Wrongful Death is when a person dies due to negligent actions or misconduct on another party’s behalf. The following reasons listed below are common scenarios in which an individual may have the right to file a wrongful death suit:
- Medical Malpractice
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Product malfunction or defectiveness
- Dangerous drugs
Wrongful Death Compensation
The type of damages family members can recover in a wrongful death claim vary. In each claim, only certain family members are able to file these claims, depending on if the victim was married, had children or had siblings. When it's time to determine compensation for a victim's family, a variety of fiancial factors come into play such as funeral costs and the victim's financial circumstances.
How to Proceed
Due to the statute of limitations associated with each case, there is a limited amount of time that individuals have to purse a wrongful death claim. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Our Georgia wrongful death lawyer is ready to help. Contact Ken Hodges Law today!