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What Are Some of the More Uncommon Effects of Grief?

Published on Sep 26, 2019 at 12:23 pm in Wrongful Death.

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You’ve heard of the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. But what about the uncommon parts of grief that you haven’t heard about? When you go through a traumatic event, whether it’s a breakup, divorce, or death of a loved one, you might experience grief in a way that you don’t recognize.

It’s important to remember that everyone experiences grief differently, so your grieving process might look differently compared to your friend or loved one who is grieving the exact same event. If grief, or bereavement, has taken control of your whole life and has left you feeling like you have nothing, you should seek professional help. A therapist can give you ways to cope with your mental suffering and help you sort through your feelings.

Are Wrongful Deaths Civil Claims or Criminal Cases?

Published on Mar 28, 2019 at 1:29 pm in Wrongful Death.

Traditionally, the term wrongful death, which refers to any death that was caused by another’s actions and could have been prevented, is reserved for civil claims. In some cases, however, the single event could warrant two legal actions – a civil claim and a criminal case. Understanding the difference between the two actions and learning how one or both could benefit your family after an unexpected loss could secure a comfortable future and peace of mind.

How Can a Wrongful Death Claim Help My Grieving Family?

Published on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:29 pm in Wrongful Death.

A wrongful death is a fatality caused by the wrongful actions or neglect of another.  Medical malpractice, defective products, intentional acts of violence, and negligent behaviors are all common causes of wrongful death.  Wrongful death law allows families and dependents of the deceased to bring a case against the person or business that is responsible for the death of their loved one.  The court may award financial compensation to the family of the victim to help relieve their financial burdens.

The average funeral and burial cost in the United States is between $7,000 and $10,000.  Wrongful death victims often receive expensive medical treatment in an attempt to save their life.  And if the wrongful death victim was the financial provider for their family, they can leave behind dependents who are unable to pay for these expenses and future bills.

When to Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney?

Published on Oct 10, 2016 at 6:56 pm in Wrongful Death.

When you lose someone, you love unexpectedly it is devastating, and trying to take legal action against the person or organization that caused the wrongful death is probably the last thing on your mind.

However, if the death of your loved one was the result of another’s negligence, you deserve to be compensated. You should not be left with unpaid medical expenses, funeral bills, and the loss of your loved one’s financial support.

If you are wondering when you should contact a Wrongful Death Attorney, there are several situations that are outlined below that always warrant the help of an experienced Personal Injury Lawyer:

Motor Vehicle Accidents

When someone you love loses their life in a motor vehicle collision, whether it is a truck, car, or motorcycle you will need the help of a wrongful death attorney when filing a lawsuit. Motor Top Wrongful Death Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia vehicle accidents caused by reckless, drunk, or negligent drivers is one of the leading causes of wrongful death in Georgia.