The loss of a loved one is never easy, especially if their death was the result of another’s carelessness or negligence. A wrongful death lawsuit may be filed on behalf of the deceased in order to bring about justice for the grieving relatives left behind. The lawyers at Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC are experienced in handling wrongful death cases with compassion and sensitivity, so call us today to learn how we can help you if you are facing a wrongful death circumstance
What you need to know:
A representative of the deceased’s estate can file a Wrongful Death lawsuit on their own behalf or on the behalf of surviving family members. The main purpose of filing a Wrongful Death claim is to receive compensation for resulting losses and damages endured by surviving family members as a result of the deceased’s passing. If you have lost a loved one due to wrongful death, you may be entitled to compensation for the following losses:
- Medical bills and expenses collected prior to the victim’s death
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of income and benefits
- Property damage caused by death of victim
- Loss of inheritance
- Loss of care, support, guidance
- Loss of love and companionship
- Pain, hurt, mental trauma experienced by surviving loved ones
Wrongful Death lawsuits must be filed within three years of the victim’s death. It is important that you do not wait to file a wrongful death claim. The experienced attorneys at Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey in Greenville, SC want to provide you with the best possible counsel, both in a legal and support capacity. Let us guide you on the best approach to handling your wrongful death claim. Call us today at 864.298.0084 or schedule a consultation online by clicking here.
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As an associate at Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, Marcelo Torricos’ main areas of practice are in Criminal Defense and Family Law.
Mr. Torricos received his Bachelor’s Degree with Honors from Clemson University in 2009. While at Clemson University, Mr. Torricos was a proud member of the Sigma Alpha Lambda Honors Fraternity. After graduating from Clemson University and during law school, Mr. Torricos clerked for the 7th Circuit Solicitor’s Office in Spartanburg, SC and for the United States District Attorney’s Office here in Greenville, SC.
In 2012, Mr. Torricos served as a Summer Law Clerk to the Honorable J. Michelle Childs of the Federal District Court for the District of South Carolina. A year later, in 2013, Mr. Torricos graduated from the John Marshall School of Law in Atlanta, GA and became a member of the South Carolina Bar. While in law school, he was the Vice-Chairman of the Board and member of the John Marshall Mock Trial Team.
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Torricos served as the Law Clerk to the Honorable Robin B. Stilwell of the 13th Judicial Circuit in Greenville, SC.
Alex Stalvey, a managing partner for Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, served as a prosecutor in Spartanburg and Greenville counties prior to joining the firm in 2009. He currently practices Criminal Defense, Divorce and Personal Injury within the firm.
In 2010, Mr. Stalvey was elected by members of the Greenville County Bar to serve as circuit representative on the Board of the S.C. Association for Justice. The following year, he was nominated to represent the Thirteenth Circuit on the Board of the S.C. Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Mr. Stalvey is a member of numerous professional organizations including the National College of DUI Defense, the Greenville Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Based on his extensive experience in the courtroom, Alex achieved Criminal Trial Advocacy Certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 2014. He has represented clients as lead trial counsel on various cases including, Murder, Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Burglary and DUI.
Alex speaks regularly on criminal defense strategies and has given presentations to local and statewide conferences on South Carolina’s “Stand Your Ground” law (also known as the Castle Doctrine). He has also participated in the Continuing Legal Education Seminar on Criminal Defense, where he presented on cross-examination and voir dire. In addition, Alex has published articles on criminal law in several publications including South Carolina Lawyer and the Justice Bulletin.