Fatal accidents can present a serious financial and emotional burden on the surviving family members. When someone dies tragically due to the negligence of another, the burden is even greater. These tragedies occur unexpectedly and leave a family with numerous expenses and a potential loss in income. If you recently lost a loved one in a fatal accident, you need experienced legal representation. Contact the attorneys at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP to schedule a free initial consultation.
We offer compassionate service and years of experience to Savannah families dealing with the consequences of a fatal accident. We’ve earned the trust of our clients in many ways:
Unfortunately, fatal accidents are common in Georgia. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, over 1,500 people died in the state in fatal car accidents in 2017. Though these accidents can occur in any number of scenarios, some are more statistically likely than others. Some of the leading causes of fatal car accidents include:
Fatal accidents can lead to serious damages. Often, the family of a fatal accident victim struggles financially and emotionally following a car accident. A fatal accident claim seeks to compensate the surviving family members for the tangible and intangible losses associated with an accident. Examples of these damages include:
Fatal accidents can take more than just an emotional toll. Unfortunately, some insurance companies will take advantage of families during this vulnerable time and attempt to settle an insurance claim for less than your family needs to move forward. An attorney from Butler Wooten & Peak LLP can negotiate for a fair settlement or judgment for your family’s fatal accident claim. We hold insurance companies and negligent parties accountable and won’t settle for less than what you deserve. To learn more about your family’s legal options today, contact us to schedule a free initial consultation with our firm.
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