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What Exactly Constitutes a Wrongful Death Case in Georgia?

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There are a multitude of things that could constitute a wrongful death case, and they include automobile accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, drunk driving accidents, boating accidents, airplane accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractice, and accidents involving defective products.  In order for a wrongful death case to occur in one of these events, the accident has to involve a party acting recklessly, negligently, or with a complete disregard for another’s safety. 

If someone dies as a result of another’s reckless actions or a company’s negligent behavior, then the death can be considered wrongful. And a wrongful death lawsuit in Georgia can be pursued by the victim’s family against the negligent individual or company involved. 

The most common causes of Georgia wrongful death cases involve motor vehicle accidents. When drivers do not obey the road rules, drive responsibly, or exercise caution while driving, wrongful death can occur as a result of the driver’s reckless actions. This means that families of motorists in other cars or even families of passengers in the negligent driver’s own car can file wrongful death lawsuits.

When a family is left to mourn the loss of a loved one caused by someone else’s careless actions, they should not have to bear the financial burden of losing their loved one as well. A wrongful death lawsuit should include damages for:

  • Funeral costs
  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income and future lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost services
  • Loss of companionship and parental guidance
  • And more

If you would like to find out if you have a wrongful death case and learn more about your rights from a knowledgeable Douglas County wrongful death attorney, call the Law Offices of Shane Smith at 770-HURT-999 for a free consultation today.

Category: Wrongful Death

Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia

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