Wrongful Death Attorneys Representing Clients Throughout Georgia and Nationwide
At Ashby Thelen Lowry, our personal injury lawyers represent clients throughout the state of Georgia and nationwide who would like to pursue wrongful death claims. Wrongful death is a legal action surviving family members can bring for the death of their loved one because of someone else’s negligence or wrongful actions.
Some of the most difficult and complex cases, a wrongful death action requires legal precision, experience, and compassion. We have walked this road before with families who quickly become like our own family. We will stop at nothing to make sure that you are well cared for and that you do not have to worry about the details of what happened. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, we handle the complicated process of navigating deadlines, investigating to prove the truth, and holding wrongdoers and their insurance companies accountable, so you don’t have to.
We will get to the bottom of it. You and your family can get back to grieving and remembering your loved one for who they were — not what happened to them.
Call us today to learn more. We can decide together if we are a good fit for your case, and ensure your voice is heard.
What are the Most Common Causes of Wrongful Death in Georgia?
When our Georgia wrongful death attorneys at Ashby Thelen Lowry say we exist to serve our clients, we take that statement very seriously. We do not use it as a marketing tool, but instead to present our law firm’s goals upfront: Striving to provide actual results for families who have lost their loved ones to negligence. We want to make sure it never happens to anyone else
Our wrongful death lawyers partner with families throughout Georgia who have lost their loved ones to negligence as a result of:
We have guided families through the legal process with precision for over a decade and have procured record-setting verdicts for our clients — because that is what they deserve.
Contact us today at (404) 777-7771 or online to determine whether we are a good fit for your case, so we can start pursuing real results together.
Which Family Members are Eligible to Pursue a Wrongful Death Claim in Georgia?
Georgia wrongful death laws outline who is eligible to file a claim when their loved one’s life was lost the negligent, reckless, or intentional actions or inaction of another person or business.
In Georgia, the eligible parties who may pursue a wrongful death claim include:
- Surviving spouse or children.
- Decedent’s personal estate representative.
If you have questions regarding your eligibility to file a wrongful death claim, our Georgia personal injury lawyers can help — starting with a free consultation.
What Type of Financial Compensation Can Family Members Pursue During a Georgia Wrongful Death Claim?
If you are eligible to pursue a wrongful death claim in Georgia, some of the potential compensation options may include:
- Lost income the deceased person would have earned going forward.
- The intangible value of life.
- Lost care, support, affection, and guidance.
- Lost consortium, intimacy, and companionship between spouses and partners.
- Pain and suffering before death (recovered through the estate).
How Long Do I Have to Pursue a Wrongful Death Claim in Georgia?
In Georgia, the statute of limitations for wrongful death claims is normally two years from the date the incident occurred. However, it is important to discuss the circumstances that led to the loss of your loved one with a skilled Georgia wrongful death attorney as soon as possible to ensure crucial evidence is preserved before it is misplaced or destroyed.
In addition, there can be special rules for some claims. If your loved one’s loss of life was caused by a criminal act — and that criminal case has not concluded — or in cases where the estate has not been probated, the two-year clock may be suspended for some claims under those circumstances.
Our skilled wrongful death attorneys in Georgia will help you understand your legal rights and options, as well as where your case stands when measured against the legal threshold to file a claim during a free consultation.
Our Georgia Wrongful Death Law Firm is Here to Help
At Ashby Thelen Lowry, we understand that losing a loved one to another person, party, or entity’s negligence is nothing short of life changing. We want to help you turn the page, and move forward with confidence, starting today.
Contact our skilled Georgia wrongful death lawyers and support team today at (404) 777-7771 to schedule a free consultation, so we can tell your story and ensure your voice is heard by pursuing the best outcome for your unique case.