Wrongful Death Attorneys in Greenville, South Carolina
At the David W. Martin Law Group, our wrongful death attorneys in Greenville work tirelessly to produce results for family members who have lost a loved one to another’s negligent actions or inactions in South Carolina.
We know how hard it is to absorb the reality that your loved one’s death was caused by preventable actions, and that if only the other driver, physician, or property owner would have provided the duty of care necessary to keep your spouse, child, parent safe, they would still be with you.
Our Greenville County wrongful death lawyers can help outline your case to pursue the negligent party — or combination of reckless parties — for your devastating loss.
What is Considered Wrongful Death in Greenville, South Carolina?
The wrongful death statute in South Carolina allows family members to legally pursue a negligent person or party for causing the death of their loved one.
Some of the most common causes of Greenville wrongful death circumstances may include deaths that resulted from negligence during:
- Auto accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Boat accidents
- Dog bites and attacks
- Medical malpractice
- Motorcycle accidents
- Nursing home abuse and negligence
- Pedestrian accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Truck accidents
- Work accidents
If you have lost a loved one during any circumstances that were caused by negligence, our wrongful death attorneys in Greenville, South Carolina will fully investigate your claim to pursue the evidence required to build your case for success.
How Can the David W. Martin Law Group Prove a Wrongful Death Occurred?
At the David W. Martin Law Group, our wrongful death attorneys in Greenville have the experience and skill necessary to pursue the negligent party that caused your loss and the damages that resulted from your loved one’s death.
To do so, we must prove several legal components, including:
- The person accused of causing your loved one’s death must have had a responsibility for their safety
- That he, she, or they breached that duty of care recklessly, negligently, or intentionally
- The overall breach led to your loved one’s death
- Your loss led to financial damages, for which you are owed compensation
Some wrongful death claims are more straightforward than others, including when our client’s loved one was killed by a driver who was drunk or under the influence of drugs, or when they were driving distracted or while speeding.
No matter how complex your claim, our wrongful death attorneys in Greenville are committed to pursuing the results our clients deserve for the loss of their loved ones, so they can get your lives back on track.
What Type of Financial Compensation Can I Pursue During a Wrongful Death Claim in Greenville, South Carolina?
Each of our clients who pursue a wrongful death claim has a unique set of circumstances and specialized recovery needs.
First, we work closely with surviving family members to ensure all their damages are outlined appropriately, so no detail is left to chance while we pursue their important claim.
Common financial recovery options that can be pursued by surviving family members in Greenville wrongful death claims may include:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Medical bills and other expenses, including any physical pain they endured before death
- Lost wages and benefits
- Loss of inheritance
- Loss of care, companionship, and protection
Your case is unique, and so are the financial recovery options we may pursue on your behalf. Talk to one of our experienced Greenville wrongful death attorneys to discuss the important details of your claim today, and learn more about our customized legal approach to pursuing results.
Am I Eligible to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Greenville, South Carolina?
Not everyone is eligible to pursue a wrongful death claim in Greenville, South Carolina.
Those who may be eligible include, in order:
- Legal heirs
Building a successful wrongful death claim may include our skilled Greenville personal injury attorneys working with our partners that are medical experts, accident reconstruction specialists, and financial consultants who will help outline your complete recovery needs, so we can effectively build your case.
How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Greenville, South Carolina?
According to the wrongful death statutes outlined by our South Carolina Legislature, eligible family members have three years from the date of their loved one’s death to file a claim against the negligent party.
Contact Our Wrongful Death Lawyers in Greenville, South Carolina at the David W. Martin Law Group Today to Schedule a Free Consultation
At the David W. Martin Law Group, our wrongful death lawyers in Greenville, South Carolina are here to discuss the loss of your loved one as soon as you are ready by calling (803) 590-1958 to schedule a free consultation.
We know how difficult it can be to discuss the details of your loved one’s loss, which is why our compassionate wrongful death attorneys will provide the information you need to make informed decisions about your claim, so there is no confusion about your eligibility to file a claim or how we will proceed with your case. Call us now to learn more.