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Wrongful death lawsuits are the most serious kind of personal injury lawsuit, because if you are involved in one it means your loved one has been killed by the negligence of someone else. The sudden nature of a wrongful death can often leave a family in financial crises, in addition to the grief caused by losing a loved one.
If your loved one has been taken from you, contact our Lillington wrongful death attorneys to find out how you can receive compensation for your loss.
What is Considered a Wrongful Death?
Any time a death is caused by negligence, it is considered a wrongful death. In these cases negligence is the failure to exercise the expected level of care that the law requires for the protection of other persons. Negligent parties in a wrongful death lawsuit can be individuals, businesses or even governments.
Wrongful deaths might involve something like:
If your loved one was killed through negligence, you may be able to receive compensation for medical bills, funeral expenses, pain and suffering, and future lost earnings potential.
Contact Kelly & West
Our Lillington wrongful death attorneys believe that people should be held accountable for their actions. We will fight for your family and get you the compensation and financial security you need following your devastating loss.
At Kelly & West have been litigating wrongful death cases since 1982, and we have the experience and compassion you deserve in your time of need. Call us for an evaluation of your case.
In the News
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