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How are Damages Calculated in a Wrongful Death Case in Georgia? Published in wrongful death on November 13, 2018.

Having a loved one die is always a devastating experience that can adversely change your life forever. However, if the death was caused by the negligence, recklessness or intentional act of another person, it can be even worse. The loss of your loved one can also lead to a considerable financial hardship on you and your family. In this situation,… READ MORE

How To Prepare a Compelling Wrongful Death Case Published in wrongful death on August 25, 2018.

Few things in life are more devastating than the loss of someone we love. In most circumstances, these losses occur during the normal course of life due to illness or old age. However, sometimes deaths occur due to the negligence, recklessness or carelessness of others. These are deaths that never should have occurred. In the law, when someone dies as… READ MORE

How long can it take to settle a wrongful death claim? Published in wrongful death on June 29, 2018.

When examining the question of how long a wrongful death case can take to settle it is important to remember that each one of these cases is unique. The short answer is that some of these cases will literally wrap up in a matter of months while others will take from 1 to 4 years to settle completely. A Tifton… READ MORE

How do I prove a wrongful death in Georgia? Published in wrongful death on May 11, 2018.

Georgia law defines “wrongful death” as the death of a person caused by the negligent, reckless, intentional, or criminal conduct of another person or entity, such as a business. The Georgia wrongful death law permits a surviving family member the ability to pursue a claim or lawsuit following the death of a relative. If a family member of yours has… READ MORE

What is the “full value of life” in Georgia wrongful death law? Published in wrongful death on April 23, 2018.

Understanding the full value of life in Georgia law If you live in Georgia and have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you have the right to pursue a wrongful death suit through the court system. According to the law in Georgia, the statutes define wrongful death as a death that is the result of a negligent,… READ MORE

Is The Hospital Liable for a Patient's Wrongful Death? Published in wrongful death on March 30, 2018.

Wrongful death lawsuits are always complicated matters, but they can be even more complex when the death involves allegations of medical malpractice. The liability of a caregiver in the case of a wrongful death suggests that others are at fault, as well as the doctor himself. In many cases, the family of the decedent wants to know if the hospital… READ MORE

How Does a Wrongful Death Insurance Claim Work? Published in wrongful death on February 16, 2018.

How Does a Wrongful Death Insurance Claim Work? Wrongful death insurance claims are a special class of personal injury suit that are handled differently in many circumstances based on state law. Georgia state law requires that a valid wrongful death claim also include proof of “negligence, intentional, or criminal” activity by the defendant with respect to a reasonable duty of… READ MORE

How to find the right Wrongful Death Lawyer? Published in wrongful death on January 25, 2018.

Wrongful death cases are similar to personal injury cases in Georgia, the only difference being that the victim is not able to bring their claim to court, so the deceased person’s family members reach out to an attorney for help. This can be an especially difficult time, trying to deal with the loss of a loved one and also to… READ MORE

What are the most common types of Wrongful Death cases in Georgia? Published in Personal Injury,wrongful death on November 24, 2017.

The law on wrongful death is designed to ensure that the bereaved are compensated following the death of a loved one that resulted from another person’s negligence. There is a lot of work that goes into proving that the defendant caused wrongful death and that is why we recommend that you seek the services of an experienced wrongful death attorney… READ MORE

What Are Some Common Questions Regarding Wrongful Death? Published in wrongful death on September 30, 2016.

After the preventable death of a loved one in a car accident, violent crime, or other incident, you may have several questions about your legal rights. A wrongful death claim is designed to provide surviving family members with fair compensation after a loved one dies prematurely at the hands of another individual. Here are some of the most commonly asked… READ MORE

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