Wrongful Death Lawyer Columbia
When one party’s negligence or recklessness causes a wrongful death, it is a terrible tragedy for the victim’s family. If you have lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence, you and your family will be dealing with the emotional turmoil of the loss you have suffered, and you will also need to consider whether you want to pursue a personal injury. In many cases, the victim was the primary wage earner, leaving the family without financial resources. In these cases, a wrongful death claim can be the only source of income. Dealing with the emotions of a recent death in the family while simultaneously pursuing a wrongful death claim can be a challenging situation for any family.
As an attorney with more than 22 years of trial court experience, Florence wrongful death lawyer Rose Mary Parham will handle your case with professionalism and compassion while fighting to obtain for you the compensation you deserve.
Types Of Damages In wrongful Death Claims
In South Carolina, wrongful death claims are brought on behalf of the victim’s family. Certain family members of a wrongful death victim can receive compensation for:
- Loss of financial support
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of services
- Funeral costs
- Burial costs
In addition to these compensatory damages, plaintiffs can receive punitive damages in certain cases if the defendant acted maliciously or recklessly.
Attorney Rose Mary Parham can discuss your case with you, to help you understand what your case might be worth and to decide whether you want to bring a wrongful death claim.