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

What’s next?

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.


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