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What are the Most Common Causes of Wrongful Death in South Carolina?

At the David W. Martin Law Group, our wrongful death attorneys in Rock Hill and Fort Mill help our clients navigate the physical and emotional challenges that result from losing someone they love to negligence.

We understand that tragic circumstances can leave lots of questions in their wake, and the sudden arrival of outstanding medical bills, funeral and burial costs and other expenses can feel like a second wave of grief.

Our York County wrongful death attorneys can help eligible family members understand their legal rights and options to pursue the liable party for their losses, so they can take the time they need to grieve and move forward with confidence.

What are the Most Common Causes of Wrongful Death in Rock Hill, South Carolina?

Negligent circumstances change our clients’ lives every day.

When they have lost a loved one to the negligent actions or inaction of another, the trauma can be overwhelming.

The most common causes of wrongful death in South Carolina can include, but are not limited to:

If you believe your loved one’s loss may have been caused by negligence, contact our skilled and compassionate personal injury lawyers in Rock Hill, South Carolina today to discuss your case.

Who is Eligible to File a Wrongful Death Claim in South Carolina?

Not everyone is eligible to pursue a wrongful death claim in South Carolina.

Those who are eligible include:

  • The surviving spouse and children
  • The surviving parents if there is no spouse or child
  • The legal heirs of the deceased if there are no parents, spouse, or children

If you have lost a loved one to negligence, contact our skilled wrongful death attorneys in Fort Mill today to discuss your case during a consultation.

How Long Do I Have to File a South Carolina Wrongful Death Claim?

The statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim in South Carolina is three years from the date of your loved one’s death.

There are very few exceptions to the three-year deadline.

Contact the David W. Martin Law Group Personal Injury Attorneys in South Carolina

The sooner you can contact our Rock Hill wrongful death lawyers to discuss the loss of your loved one, the quicker we can begin preserving evidence that will help us build a successful case on your behalf.

Contact our experienced personal injury attorneys in Rock Hill and Fort Mill to schedule a consultation today by calling (803) 548-2468 or contact us online one of our dedicated wrongful death attorneys will contact you directly.


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