LEGAL PRACTICE AREAS: WRONGFUL DEATH
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 about wrongful death:
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 strong counsel, both in a legal and support capacity. Let us guide you on approaches to handling your wrongful death claim. Call us today at 864.298.0084 or schedule a consultation online by clicking here.