Sandy Springs and Atlanta, Georgia Wrongful Death Attorney
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligent actions of another, you may be entitled to receive compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. While no amount of money can truly compensate you for your loss, it may provide important financial resources that can help you and your family stay afloat during this time of tragedy.
The Atlanta wrongful death attorney at Robbins & Associates, PC are here to help you through this difficult time in your life. We understand that you are most likely experiencing a wide range of emotions, and we are here to provide you with compassionate guidance and aggressive legal representation to ensure that your rights are protected.
Criteria for a Wrongful Death Lawsuit
The following must exist in order to bring a wrongful death suit:
- The death of a human being (the decedent)
- Death was caused by another’s negligence
- The survival of family members who are suffering monetary injury as a result of the death, and
- The appointment of a personal representative for the decedent’s estate.
Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim
Financial injury is the main measure of damages in a wrongful death action. This may include:
- Lost future income
- Lost prospect of inheritance
- Medical expenses
- Funeral expenses
Most laws state that the damages awarded for a wrongful death will be fair and just compensation for the financial injuries resulting from the decedent’s death. A Robbins & Associates, PC wrongful death attorney will review the facts of your case and help determine the amount of damages to which you and your family are entitled.
For additional information, please read our Wrongful Death Questions page.
If you feel you may be entitled to compensation due to the wrongful death of your loved one, please contact our experienced Atlanta, Georgia wrongful death lawyer today to schedule your free initial consultation.