Losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence or misconduct is a devastating event. When you’re dealing with such great loss, enforcing your legal rights can feel like an extra burden on top of an already tragic situation. At Jason & Bradley, LLC in Stone Mountain, we help grieving family members secure the compensation they are entitled to under Georgia’s wrongful death law. Our lawyers assist surviving family members and estate representatives as they seek compensation for funeral costs, medical expenses, wages that the victim would have earned, and the value of the decedent’s companionship. Whether your case goes to trial or is resolved through a settlement, we will work diligently to provide some relief.
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.
State law gives wrongful death claimants two years from the date of death to file a lawsuit. Taking swift action will give you the best chance of securing a fair recovery. In a free initial consultation, we can advise you of the legal issues relating to all types of wrongful death cases, including those arising from:
Our accomplished personal injury lawyers are committed to helping families deal with a tragic loss while holding negligent and malicious parties accountable.
Jason & Bradley, LLC advises Atlanta-area clients on wrongful death actions when loved ones have died due to negligence or misconduct. Please call (404) 297-9933 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation at our office in Stone Mountain.