Types of Wrongful Death Cases in NC
Losing a loved one because of a fatal accident caused by someone else's negligence is a devastating experience. If you or someone you know lost someone because of another's reckless or careless behavior, their family has legal concerns. NC wrongful death lawyers at Brent Adams & Associates have skilled experience in handling cases for clients who suffer the death of part of their family.
Wrongful Death Lawyers Raleigh
Wrongful death litigation comes with heavy emotional and financial burdens. Our team of Triangle-area wrongful death lawyers help North Carolina families settle legal matters associated with wrongful death through:
- Drunk driving (DWI and DUI) accidents
- On-the-job accidents, injuries or illnesses
- Construction hazards
- Fatal car and truck accidents
- Nursing home abuse and neglect
- Medical malpractice
- Slip-and-fall injuries and other premises liability cases
- Defective drugs and products
- Dog attacks
- Birth injuries
- Burn accidents
In North Carolina, a wrongful death victim's family is considered their surviving spouse, children, or parents. These family members may be able to recover damages associated with:
- Medical treatment prior to the victim's death
- Pain and suffering of the victim
- Loss of income
- Loss of companionship
NC Accidental Death Attorneys
There are strict laws with time limitations that affect wrongful death claims. Brent Adams & Associates' lawyers know the complex laws that affect the rights of families filing wrongful death lawsuits in NC. NC has a "contributory negligence" law, which means if the victim is found to be even 1% at fault for the accident, the victim's family won't be able to recover compensation. It's in the best interest of the victim's family to have a lawyer from Brent Adams & Associates working on their behalf.
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