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Filing a wrongful death lawsuit in North Carolina

On Behalf of | Sep 28, 2015 | Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents |

When an immediate family member suffers the untimely death of a loved one in a motor vehicle accident that was caused by another party’s negligence, he or she has recourse under the law to pursue justice on behalf of the deceased. In North Carolina and elsewhere, a wrongful death claim may be filed in a civil court against any party or parties deemed responsible for a family member’s death in a motor vehicle collision. A first logical step to take in the process would be to contact a legal professional in the area who has experience in fatal car accident cases.

At Hayes, William, Turner & Daughtry, P.A., our attorneys are dedicated to to helping families who choose to take legal action against a motorist who has caused their family member’s death. Our legal team has been serving clients in this area for more than 40 years. We understand how devastating your personal loss is, and we are prepared to help you seek the maximum compensation available for the damages you have sustained.

When your family member has been killed in a negligent accident, you are entitled to seek compensation for various damages that may include emotional pain and suffering, funeral expenses, loss of companionship and loss of potential future earnings. Though filing a legal claim for compensation is never a replacement for the loss of human life, it might be of comfort to know that, at least, some of the financial debt you have incurred can be alleviated in a successfully litigated case. The Hayes, William, Turner & Daughtry law firm is also able to assist clients who find themselves in need of settling a loved one’s estate, in addition to filing a wrongful death claim.

Acting under the guidance of experienced professionals can remove some of the personal burden one encounters when attempting to navigate the legal system under such circumstances. In North Carolina, you can call our office to schedule an appointment, or use the contact form conveniently available on our website. Your family’s needs and best interests will become our priority as we help you file a wrongful death claim to seek justice in your loved one’s memory and help you obtain the rightful compensation you deserve for your losses.



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