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Legal guidance regarding wrongful death claims

Posted in Blog,Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents on January 20, 2017

Car accidents are a leading cause of death in Georgia and throughout the country. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one fatality occurs every 16 minutes in a vehicle crash. Whether the victim was someone’s husband, wife, mother, father, daughter or son, the loss can have a huge emotional impact on the family. If the decedent was the family’s sole provider, the death could add serious financial burdens to the family as well.

If you are in a similar situation, you may be able to pursue compensation for your losses. At Butler, Wooten and Peak LLP, we could review your case to find out if the person who caused the crash was driving in a negligent manner. Our attorneys carefully scrutinize police reports, witness accounts, surveillance camera footage and other evidence in an effort to ensure your rights are protected and that you receive the maximum compensation for your losses, such as funeral and burial expenses, lost wages and medical costs. We will do our best to resolve your case.

With more than three decades of experience, our attorneys understand what it takes to obtain a positive outcome for our clients. We know that even in situations where our clients have lost a loved one in a car accident because of a dangerous roadway, a defective auto part or a malfunctioning traffic-warning signal or system, we will strive to hold the liable party accountable for causing your loved one’s death.

Our firm may be able to provide information and representation regarding wrongful death claims. If you would like to know more about us and what to do after you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a vehicle wreck, please visit our page on the subject.