Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

Helping South Carolina Families in Complex Wrongful Death Matters

When a loved one dies, family members struggle with a lot of emotions. Knowing a loved one died because of negligence can be even harder to deal with, but you can seek some sort of justice. If you have lost a loved one and believe a wrongful death suit is in order, call the personal injury law firm of David M. Yokel in Greenville, South Carolina for help.

Who Can File A Wrongful Death Case?

The personal representative, normally the nearest living relative should be the one to file the wrongful death case. Since the victim has passed away, any rulings or compensation will be directed toward the surviving relatives — often a spouse, parent, child or sibling. If you are concerned that someone should file a wrongful death case but aren’t sure who that person should be, contact a wrongful death attorney for more information and help.

How Can A Wrongful Death Attorney Help?

It is a personal injury attorney’s job to help in determining the responsibility, the loss and damages experienced by the family due the wrongful death of their loved one. Whether you have questions about a wrongful death case, are wondering if you have grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit, or are ready to file a wrongful death case and don’t know where to start, your lawyer can help you make the first move. David M. Yokel is happy to answer any questions you might have about a case or the death of a loved one and will represent you in court if you do decide to file a wrongful death case.

A wrongful death case seeks several types of financial compensation, including the following:

  • Damages from the moment the accident or incident occurred, up until the moment of the person’s death, including any lost wages, pain and suffering, and funeral or burial expenses
  • Loss of consortium, meaning loss of love and companionship
  • Financial losses, including lost wages of the deceased anticipated up until their retirement

Let Personal Injury Attorney David. M. Yokel Help You Today

If you’ve lost a loved one who died as a result of someone else’s carelessness, negligence, or actions, you may have a wrongful death case. If you are in the Greenville, South Carolina area, personal injury attorney David M. Yokel wants to help you. Call 864-240-2066 today.