Wrongful Death Attorney Asheville NC
At The Law Office of Jackson Pitts, we understand that the wrongful death of a loved one is a tragic and painful time for families. We also understand that behind every wrongful death claim there are individuals that have suffered immeasurable loss. For this reason, we provide our assistance and guidance with a compassionate focus on the needs of the family.
North Carolina’s wrongful death statute allows certain family members to seek compensation for the wrongful death of their loved ones. When loved ones are killed due to the negligence of another, it is often a tragic and difficult time for the family. Our firm understands that behind every wrongful death claim is a person or family who has suffered an immeasurable loss. For this reason, we litigate with a special, compassionate focus on the needs of the family.
What is considered wrongful death?
If someone dies because of the conduct of another, the victim’s family may sue for “wrongful death.” This law allows the immediate family of people killed through the fault of other to file a wrongful death claim. This type of lawsuit seeks to provide compensation for the victim’s family’s loss
How to prove wrongful death?
The plaintiff must show the following:
- The death of a person
- Caused by another’s negligence, or with intent to harm
- The survival of family members who are suffering monetary injury as a result of a death
- The appointment of a personal representative for the decedent’s estate
- Wrongful death claims involve all types of fatal accidents
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