When your loved one is too seriously injured to communicate or has died, you are likely to be overwhelmed with many concerns and emotions. Hiring an attorney may be the last thing on your mind. However, if the injuries or death may have been due to someone’s negligence, you should contact Jason & Bradley, LLC for support. We understand the stress that you are experiencing, and our lawyers work with you to determine whether a compensation settlement is appropriate.
Victims of serious head injuries often cannot speak up to assert their rights, but you can take action on their behalf. A lawsuit cannot typically be initiated until the injured person either regains capacity or dies, but vital settlement case preparation must be undertaken during that time. In the time it may take for your injured relative’s condition to change, evidence of negligence can be lost — witnesses can no longer be found and records can be misplaced. You should seek immediate legal advice if your family member is unable to speak due to a traumatic brain injury. Our lawyers begin work immediately to prepare a case on behalf of your relative.
You may be entitled to compensation for the loss of a loved one if the death was wrongful — caused by an act which was:
Georgia wrongful death law shows great respect for the worth of a human life. When you prevail in a wrongful death lawsuit, you receive the full value of the life of the decedent. That value is determined by factors including economic damages, such as expected lifetime income, and more abstract concepts such as the enjoyment of life.
You may bring a wrongful death suit if you are:
A jury has broad discretion to assess damages, and there is no legal limit to the size of a wrongful death award.
You deserve compensation when you are seriously hurt or lose a loved one due to someone else’s negligence. Our attorneys understand your struggle and we help you through your difficult time. To schedule a free consultation about serious injuries or a wrongful death settlement, contact Jason & Bradley, LLC.