A claim for wrongful death occurs when a person has died as a result of someone’s negligence. The damages in a wrongful death action are recovered by the administrator of the deceased person’s estate and are distributed in accordance with North Carolina law. The most difficult question is: How does one determine the value of the life that was lost? This is a question that should not be answered without the input of an experienced attorney.
At Mewborn & DeSelms, Attorneys at Law, our attorneys are dedicated to helping family members of fatally injured accident victims to achieve justice and compensation in tragic circumstances.
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By filing a wrongful death claim, we can assist bereaved individuals and families in recovering money to pay for their deceased loved ones’ medical bills, burial expenses and lost income, as well as pain and suffering, and loss of companionship.
Our North Carolina wrongful death attorneys represent survivors in a full range of fatal accident situations, including auto accidents and medical malpractice.
We work with accident reconstructionists, accountants, medical experts and other professionals who can demonstrate how negligence contributed to your loved one’s death and determine what the financial basis should be for your compensation.
Further, we can assist you with matters related to your loved one’s estate, including the execution of wills and trusts or the distribution of assets according to North Carolina intestate succession laws.
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The attorneys of Mewborn & DeSelms, Attorneys at Law, understand that no lawsuit, no matter how successful, can bring back a spouse, parent or family member. However, we believe that we can — through a favorable settlement or jury verdict — provide you with peace of mind, as well as the financial compensation you need to move forward with your life.
Our law firm offers free consultations to its personal injury clients. For more information, or to schedule a free initial consultation with a Jacksonville wrongful death lawyer, contact us online or by calling +1-910-225-4179.