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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:

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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Marcello Torricos
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Marcelo Torricos

Marcelo Torricos grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and spent his undergraduate years at Clemson University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in 2009. In 2013, Mr. Torricos obtained his Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia. During law school, he clerked for the United States District Attorney’s Office in Greenville, SC and for the Honorable J. Michelle Childs of the Federal District Court in Greenville, SC. Mr. Torricos was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in November of 2013.

After graduation from law school, Mr. Torricos served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Robin B. Stilwell, Circuit Court Judge for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit. During his clerkship, Mr. Torricos gained invaluable experience in the areas of criminal and civil law. This clerkship was a great influence in Mr. Torricos’ decision to focus a significant portion of his practice on criminal defense. Mr. Torricos’ practice is also heavily focused on family/domestic law.

In his spare time, Mr. Torricos spends a lot of time on the golf course, buying/trading/collecting watches, cheering on his Clemson Tigers, and traveling with his family.

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Alex Stalvey

Alex Stalvey is a managing partner of Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC. He is a former prosecutor and currently handles complex criminal and civil litigation for the firm. He is a member of the Judicial Conference of the Fourth Circuit and the Qui Tam Section of the Federal Bar Association. Alex currently serves on the Board of Governors for the S.C. Association for Justice and is a former board member of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In 2014, he was certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in the area of criminal trial advocacy.


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