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These 3 tips could help you escape a wrongful death

A wrongful death is a shock; One minute, a person might be fine, healthy and living well, and the next, they've passed away as a result of an unexpected injury. Wrongful deaths are often caused by car accidents. The force involved in a car accident is enough to maim and cause death in some instances.

Teen killed in attempt to steal vehicle; family sues

The family of a teenager who was killed by the police has decided to file a wrongful death lawsuit. According to the news report from Feb. 8, the 18-year-old teen was fatally shot by the Atlanta police after being accused of trying to steal an unmarked police vehicle.

Georgia college freshman killed by alleged drunk driver

Family tragedy often happens when it's least expected. A Georgia family is dealing with the death of a young woman who had just begun her freshman year in college. The 18-year-old young woman had come home from Alabama State University (ASU) to celebrate her mother's birthday earlier this month. She was a passenger in a car that was rear-ended by a driver who has since been charged with DUI and vehicular homicide.

When defective products lead to wrongful death

At one time in our nation's history, most people would not even consider taking on a business or manufacturer after a product contributed to someone's wrongful death. Today, improvements in America's justice system have made it possible for victims to seek and acquire a satisfactory remedy for the wrongful death of a loved one regardless of who is ultimately responsible.

Are punitive damages awarded in Georgia wrongful death claims?

Countless people pass away due to preventable accidents and injuries each year in Georgia and other states. Many of these fatalities occur because of unintentional negligence. This means that even though the person who caused the death behaved negligently, he or she did not intend to harm another person.

Making the decision to pursue a Georgia wrongful death claim

Deciding if you want to seek a legal solution following the loss of a loved one is one of the most personal processes you can experience. Many bereaved family members vacillate between filing a wrongful death claim and letting the matter go unaddressed. Both options have merits, but we urge anyone who has lost a loved one to weigh the decision carefully before making a choice.

Put your anger to work after your loved one's tragic death

The loss of your loved one will bring up a host of emotions, even if the death was expected. When the loss was sudden, such as in a traffic crash, the feelings might be intensified. This is a difficult time for you and we understand that you might need to focus on healing now.

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