Wrongful Death Media

A wrongful death claim is a lawsuit alleging that the decedent was killed as a result of negligence (or fault) on the part of one or more defendants. The surviving dependents or beneficiaries may be entitled to monetary damages as a result of the defendant's negligent conduct.

The following damages, if applicable, may be recovered in a wrongful death lawsuit:

1. Immediate medical and funeral expenses associated with the death

2. Loss of victim's anticipated future earnings until time of retirement or death

3. Loss of benefits caused by the victim's death, such as pension and medical coverage

4. Loss of care, protection and companionship sustained by the decedent's spouse

5. Compensation for the pain and suffering of the decedent

6. In cases where circumstances show it is merited, punitive damages may be recovered

If you live in Georgia and believe you have a valid claim for the wrongful death of a family member, please contact Tillman & Associates to speak directly to an experienced wrongful death attorney about the requirements for pursuing a wrongful death case in Georgia.