Losing a loved one is tragic and painful. When you lose a close family member in an avoidable accident, the experience is even more traumatic. A wrongful death is one that could have been avoided had a person or entity fulfilled their duty of care towards a person – your loved one. If you lost someone close to you in an accident, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the party that caused it. You could be entitled to compensation to cover the financial impact of your loved one’s death on your family and for your pain and suffering. Learn more by contacting us for a free consultation with an Atlanta, GA, African-American wrongful death lawyer from Council & Associates, LLC.
Losing someone you love in an accident that could have been prevented could be considered a wrongful death if it crosses the threshold from “accident” to “negligence.” A wrongful death lawsuit is a civil action brought by close surviving family members who have been financially impacted by the loss of their loved one.
The lawsuit seeks redress for your losses, like loss of income that your loved one provided to the family, loss of companionship and guidance to the family, and the loss of caregiver or homemaker services. Children, parents, and spouses of the deceased victim may file this type of suit.
In some cases, the party responsible for your loved one’s death may also be facing criminal charges. A criminal case punishes the person for their actions. A civil suit, which is what a wrongful death case is, permits those financially affected by the death of the victim to recover their losses.
We understand that it can feel uncomfortable talking about a lawsuit for money because your family member died. The Council & Associates legal team treats your case with the dignity and respect you deserve. We also believe that you shouldn’t have to financially struggle or fail to achieve the dreams you and your loved one had for your family because someone else’s negligence caused their death.
We focus on the negligence of the party that caused the death of your loved one and seek to help you and your family be fairly compensated. Our deep knowledge of Georgia laws pertaining to wrongful death and our tenacious yet thoughtful guidance can help you find justice.
If you believe someone else’s negligence caused your loved one’s death, we can help. Council & Associates represents grieving families like yours, pursuing justice against negligent parties that cause the death of innocent people. If you lost a loved one because of medical malpractice, a faulty consumer product, assault, or another avoidable cause, contact us today for a free consultation with an Atlanta, GA, African-American wrongful death lawyer.
“The Council & Associates team are amazing they kept me informed through the whole process. updates and time line was never an issue. I know my case wasn’t a million dollar case, but they made sure I was treated fairly would definitely use them again.”
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