Articles Tagged with Wrongful Death Attorneys in Atlanta

a man holding flowers near a graveMost of the cases we handle involve people who have been seriously injured. Unfortunately, there are also cases that involve the death of the victim. These cases are not only heart-breaking but can also be complicated. If you have lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s actions, you may have a claim for wrongful death. However, there are some important details that you need to know before you can pursue compensation.

What Constitutes a Wrongful Death?

A wrongful death is one that is caused by the negligent, reckless, intentional, or criminal acts of another person. Most of the wrongful death cases we handle involve negligence or recklessness – the victim’s death was the result of someone else’s lack of due care. Examples of these types of wrongful death claims are as follows:

lawyer standing next to a gavel with the scale of justice behind himLosing a loved one is never easy – especially when that loss occurs in a fully preventable accident that was caused by another person’s negligence. Accidents that result in death could include (but certainly are not limited to) truck accidents, car accidents, slip and falls, work-related accidents, defective product accidents, and medical malpractice (i.e. by doctors, nursing homes, and other health care providers).

The Georgia wrongful death lawyers at Slappey & Sadd, LLC have been helping individuals and estates recover compensation on behalf of their deceased loved ones for many years. Our attorneys handle wrongful death cases throughout the State of Georgia, including in Fulton County, DeKalb County, Gwinnett County, Muscogee County, Newton County, Richmond County, Troup County, Walton County, and Whitfield County.

Bringing the Wrongful Death Claim

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