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Greenville Wrongful Death Attorney

When your loved one is diagnosed with a terminal illness, you at least have a measure of time to mentally prepare yourself. However, when they are taken from you unexpectedly due to another’s negligence or malicious act, the reaction is shock and deep distress. This sudden onslaught of emotions can make it difficult to make appropriate and timely decisions for moving forward.

Auger & Auger is a family firm and we understand how painful it is to find yourself in this situation; especially with no one to turn to for advice when the aftermath is so devastating. Our Greenville wrongful death attorney is dedicated to fighting for your relief from the burden of medical bills, loss of household income, pain and suffering, loss of a spouse, and more. Having a legal expert to fight for compensation for the loss of your loved one is an invaluable asset at one of your life’s most challenging moments.

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Proving Wrongful Death in Greenville

When a person dies as the result of misconduct or negligence, the emotional effects can be devastating, a criminal case might be the route — which is many times resolved with a settlement between the defendant’s insurer and the attorneys for both sides. There may be arbitration or mediation as a middle ground, with the next step being a civil lawsuit for which a lower standard of proof is allowed. Our Greenville wrongful death attorney will need to provide proof of the following:

  •         The victim did, in fact, lose their life;
  •         The death was caused by the negligence of another, or with an intent of harm;
  •         The family members are suffering financial difficulty as a result of the death; and,
  •         There is a personal representative of the estate.  

There is a statute of limitations 3 years from the date of death within the South Carolina Code of Law, Title 15, Death by Wrongful Act. If the family files suit within this time frame and the elements of proof are met, they should be compensated for funeral and burial expenses, any medical bills associated with the injury that led to death, lost wages and benefits, loss of the decedent’s experience, loss of the decedent’s care, pain and suffering, and mental anguish.

Your Family Is Our Concern

Our Greenville wrongful death attorney truly understands the emotional difficulty you are facing. You and your family are grieving a death while grappling with the knowledge that the death was preventable. This can make moving forward incredibly difficult. You can rest assured that the entire team of Auger & Auger will treat you with the sensitivity and care that you deserve.

We also know that you may be dealing with a loss of financial support and we have no intention of compounding that difficulty. Our zero-fee guarantee means that we are paid from the proceeds after the case is won. Please reach out to us for a no-cost evaluation today, because we are here for you!

Call (864) 991-3532 today for your free consultation, with no fees due until recovery!

The list of prior client settlement results and client reviews/testimonials, do not constitute a promise of any particular result in any particular case, as each and every case is unique. Each case was handled on its own merit, and the outcome of any case cannot be predicted by a lawyer or law firms past results.

If a recovery or settlement by trial is made, the client will be responsible for costs advanced in addition to attorney fees. Client remains responsible for costs, expenses and disbursements, including medical bills, within the scope of representation. The attorney’s contingency percentage will be computed prior to the deduction of expenses from the total recovery.

The principal office for Auger & Auger Law Firm is located at 717 S. Torrence St., Suite 101, Charlotte, NC. The attorneys and staff of Auger & Auger Law Firm work and process all of the firm’s files at the principal office location in Charlotte, NC. Other office locations listed on our website are satellite offices that are not staffed daily. Satellite offices are operated for the convenience of our clients and who live outside of the Charlotte, NC metro area and are unable to meet with us at our principal office location. All meetings at our satellite offices must be made by appointment only. Phone numbers for satellite offices forward to our principle office location in Charlotte, NC.