The South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers at George Sink Injury Lawyers carefully examine all aspects of your case to help recover any damages from this painful and traumatic event. Fighting for the rights of your loved one’s wrongful death case due to negligent, careless or reckless behavior of another can be emotionally and legally difficult.
Although nothing can truly compensate for your loss, it is possible for the decedent’s closest relatives and beneficiaries to file a wrongful death claim.
The compensation awarded can be difficult or even impossible to calculate, but if the wrongful death suit ends successfully, the amount compensated can be very high and result in substantial monetary awards.
Contact George Sink Injury Lawyers at 1-877-987-8297 for a free consultation of your wrongful death claim.
Are There Limitations To File A Wrongful Death Claim?
Wrongful death case laws vary from state to state, but if you don’t file a claim within the specified limitation period, you may permanently surrender your rights to recover damages based on the particular circumstances of your case.
According to South Carolina’s Statute of Limitations, you have three years from the date of the incident to file a wrongful death claim. However, this may vary depending on the statute of limitation that governs your particular claim.
A South Carolina wrongful death claim can be filed if there was a loss of income and benefits caused by the unexpected death. These claims may be a result from a negligent act of a(n):
- Auto Accident
- Personal Injury Accident
- On-The-Job Accident
- Dangerous/Defective Products
- and many more
Contact George Sink Injury Lawyers at 1-877-987-8297 for a free consultation.
Who Can File The Claim?
Any immediate family member or spouse of the victim can file a South Carolina wrongful death claim. Some states extend the wrongful death claim to cousins, aunts, uncles or grandparents of the victim. If in the case that the only surviving member of the decedent’s family is under 18 years old, the court will assign a guardian to act in their best interest during the wrongful death claim.
The information included in this web site is not intended as a substitute for consultation with an attorney. Specific conditions always require consultations with appropriate legal professionals.