Charlotte Wrongful Death Attorneys
Call our team today if you are seeking compensation and damages for a wrongful death. We understand that no amount of money can bring your loved one back or fill the void. However, pursuing a legal settlement for things like final medical expenses, funeral costs, and lost wages can ease the financial hardships that you will face as you move forward and begin to rebuild your life.
Our law firm is made up of compassionate legal professionals who understand the difficulties that you and your family are facing. If you have lost a loved one due to negligence, call our office today and schedule your free case evaluation. There is no fee unless we win your case.
Why Pursue Compensation for a Wrongful Death?
Finding peace of mind following the unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult, especially when you know the death was the result of someone else’s negligence and could have been prevented.
Seeking compensation for a wrongful death can help you obtain a sense of justice, particularly in cases wherein the negligent party is not going to face criminal charges or penalties.
Pursuing damages for your loved one’s untimely demise can help you re-establish your financial stability, and it may help you afford some extra time to grieve.
You can make a difference in the lives of future families going through this situation. Our law firm has helped win landmark cases that resulted in changes to laws and regulations. Your loved one’s wrongful death does not have to be in vain.
Compensation for Wrongful Death
With experienced and skillful legal representation, the surviving parents, spouses, and children of victims can successfully pursue compensation for:
- The final care, treatment, and hospitalization expenses incurred while life-saving efforts were being made for their loved one.
- The pain and suffering that a victim endured from the moment of their injury to their passing.
- Funeral and burial expenses incurred.
- The lost wages and future earnings that the loved one would have contributed to the household.
- Punitive damages may be awarded if it can be proven the defendant acted with blatant disregard for human life or deliberately inflicted injuries upon the victim. This is an extra measure of punishment that has been known to change laws and regulations for the better.
- Value of the decedent – Survivors can also pursue compensation for losses of care, companionship, intimacy, comfort ,and protection.
When to Call a Wrongful Death Attorney
We know it is not always easy to recount the final days of your loved one’s life, especially when you are still in the midst of grieving. However, it’s important to know that the law limits the time you have to take legal action against those responsible. The sooner you act, the sooner you can move forward. We are ready to help you. We are relentless in our pursuit of justice, and we prepare every case as if it will go to trial.
Pursuable Actions For a Wrongful Death Claim
A personal injury accident claim for an unlawful death can be brought for a number of reasons including:
Social hosts who serve alcohol to someone they know to be intoxicated and driving afterward can be held legally accountable. In fact, we helped pass the state’s current social host law.
Employers that have failed to properly maintain machinery can be held liable.
Manufacturers or distributors of a defective product can be held responsible for a product that caused a wrongful death. This is known as a product liability case.
Police misconduct, such as excessive force during an incarceration, may be a pursuable action.
Spinal or brain injury, slip and fall, dog bites, and many other incidents can result in a wrongful death. If you feel that you have a wrongful death case, please set up an appointment with us. The call is free, and we do not get paid unless you recover.
If you are suffering from the loss of a loved one due to another person’s negligence, call our firm today. We are here to listen, and we may be able to get you the compensation that you deserve to re-establish your life.
Contact The Olive Law Firm for questions about wrongful death.
Any discussion of compensation and pursuable damages on this site is for informational purposes only. Every case is different and must be evaluated separately. We do not represent that similar results will be achieved in your case.