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What To Do If a Loved One Died Due to Someone’s Negligence

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Table of Contents: What To Do If a Loved One Died Due to Someone’s Negligence When Do I Have to File my Wrongful Death Action? What does the Law Consider a Wrongful Death? Do I Really Need a Wrongful Death Lawyer? Am I Entitled to File a Wrongful Death Action? Conclusions A wrongful death… Read More »

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What To Do If a Loved One Died Due to Someone’s Negligence

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

When Do I Have to File my Wrongful Death Action? In Georgia, the statute of limitations gives the estate or the survivors two years to file a wrongful death case from the time of death. If you suspect that your loved one passed away due to the negligence of another, call an experienced Georgia… Read More »

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What To Do If a Loved One Died Due to Someone’s Negligence

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

What does the Law Consider a Wrongful Death? In the state of Georgia, the subject matter of a wrongful death personal injury action involves a death which resulted from the negligence, carelessness, or even intentional action of another party. This action is generally filed by the relatives and persons left behind by the victim… Read More »

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What To Do If a Loved One Died Due to Someone’s Negligence

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Do I Really Need a Wrongful Death Lawyer? For a wrongful death personal injury action, the rightful compensation and damages will depend on the circumstances of each case, but can normally include burial and medical expenses, damages for pain and suffering, and lost wages and income capacity. Other items that can be recovered include… Read More »

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What To Do If a Loved One Died Due to Someone’s Negligence

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Am I Entitled to File a Wrongful Death Action? The parties who can file a wrongful death personal injury claim in Georgia is statutorily determined.  There is a strict order as to who can file the action. Surviving Spouse — The surviving spouse of the deceased person has the right to make a wrongful… Read More »

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What To Do If a Loved One Died Due to Someone’s Negligence

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Conclusions In conclusion, no amount of monetary compensation or damages can replace the death of your loved one. Nevertheless, it is important that the surviving family of a wrongful death have recourse for the financial, emotional, and any other negative loss or impact that the death of their loved one has had upon them…. Read More »

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Police Looking for Vehicle Involved in Death of Man Changing Tire

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

Changing tires on the side of the road is extremely dangerous. Although most drivers do try and move over to the next lane there are times it is impossible. A 53-year-old Alpharetta man became a victim in what police think was an accidental killing on the highway while he was changing his tire. Officials… Read More »

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Tragic Playground Accident Takes Life of 3-Year Old Boy

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Nothing is more precious to anyone and to society as a whole than the wellbeing of children. Unfortunately, children can fall prey to negligence or carelessness, just like anyone else. The danger is even worse for them, because the very young don’t know what to watch out for. When they come to harm, those… Read More »

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July 4th Hit and Run in DeKalb Leaves One Dead

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July 4th is a time of celebration with family and friends. It’s a time to appreciate the freedoms we hold dear, and sometimes take for granted. Even in the best of times, however, an accident can happen when you least expect it That is what happened this July 4th for at least one person…. Read More »

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Woman Arrested in Connection to Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident

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It is a fact of life that accidents can happen at any time and anywhere. Even if you are a pedestrian, you can find yourself involved in an automobile accident. That is the case when a woman hit and killed a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident that happened in unincorporated Norcross last month. According… Read More »

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