Wrongful Death lawsuits in the North Carolina cities of Hickory, Asheville and Wilmington, and in Catawba and Mecklenburg Counties, are a specialty for the personal Injury law firm of Carl Nagle Associates.
What Is A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
Here in North Carolina, the law allows certain family members of the deceased to file a claim against an individual responsible for the death of their relative because of : a wrongful act decsribed as:
- Neglect, or
- Failure of an individual to uphold their legal or contractual responsibilities in regards to the deceased.
The family members of the deceased must prove that the reason for the death was a result of a person’s wrongful action. That being said, the person should be held accountable and liable for the resulting physical, emotional and financial damage resulting from the accident.
The list of damages is a long one and include:
All medical costs prior to death
- Consideration for pain and suffering.
- Costs of funeral aid.
- loss of companionship.
- Pain and suffering endured by the decedent’s family.
- Possible Punitive damages.
If you have lost a family member in an accident caused by the the irresponsible act of another anywhere in the vicinity of Asheville, Wilmington, orin Catawba or in Mecklenburg Counties, NC, a call to The Nagle & Associates Law Team can have you on your way to filing a wrongful death lawsuit in the state. Call The Nagle Law Team today at (800) 411-1583.