After an untimely death due to negligence or wrongdoing, a Raleigh wrongful death attorney can provide legal representation to help family members get compensation. When a person passes away, his or her death can have significant financial consequences for family members. Those left behind also experience personal losses due to the loss of their family relationship.
Family members deserve to be fully compensated for both economic and non-financial losses when a person or company is responsible for causing a death. Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law have represented many clients in wrongful death claims to help them recover monetary damages after a tragic loss. Call today to learn how we can help.
In North Carolina, a personal representative files a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of a deceased person. The lawsuit can be filed whenever someone dies as a result of injuries sustained due to negligence or a failure to live up to legal duties. Claims can be brought against individuals or companies. For example, a drug manufacturer can be sued for making a dangerous drug that causes an untimely death, or a careless driver can be sued for causing a deadly car wreck.
It is up to the plaintiff in a wrongful death claim to identify the appropriate defendants, file a claim against them, and prove the defendant is to blame. A lawyer can help gather to prove a case includes police reports, witness statements, subpoenaed records and documents, and expert testimony.
You need to put together a strong case so close family members of the deceased are not left without the money they need to try to move on and rebuild their lives. An attorney can help.
Compensation after a Raleigh wrongful death should provide coverage for:
Although a personal representative brings the case, compensation is generally provided to close family members including spouses and children. Sometimes, a spouse or family member is the personal representative. A Raleigh wrongful death lawyer can help you determine if you have the right to make a claim if someone you love has passed away.
Auger & Auger attorneys have more than 50 years of combined experience providing representation after injuries and untimely deaths. We understand how devastating it is when someone suffers a preventable death and we will fight hard to get full and fair compensation for those left behind. Call (919) 873-4955 today to learn more about how we can help.