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Seeking support following a loved one's wrongful death

There are plenty of things you can do following the wrongful death of a loved one in Georgia. This includes talking with family, seeing a therapist, visiting the accident scene and much more. One important aspect of healing is seeking support. You need to find support for your grieving process somewhere if you want to properly grieve the loss of your loved one.

Bicycle safety tips for the summer in Georgia

With the summer rapidly approaching in Georgia, it's time to take a look at some important bicycle safety tips. If you enjoy going for a nice bike ride in the Cumming area you will want to take as many safety precautions as possible. Avoiding accidents with motor vehicles is important, especially since you are afforded no protection when on a bike like you would have inside a car.

Coping tips for a loved one's wrongful death

The loss of a loved one is never easy. It can be an even more difficult situation when the loved one died due to the negligence of another. This is known as wrongful death. Sadly, wrongful death is common in Georgia. Wrongful death occurs on job sites, at emergency scenes, because of motor vehicle accidents, murder and other reasons. Here are some tips for coping with the wrongful death of a loved one.

Can I file criminal charges against someone for a wrongful death?

When you lose a loved one unexpectedly, it is always difficult to know how to respond. In many cases, it is possible to bring a wrongful death suit against some party that you believe bears responsibility for the death, but such lawsuits do not carry the weight of criminal accusations. If you win a wrongful death lawsuit, which is similar to a lawsuit you may file after receiving an injury in a car accident, you may receive compensation for your losses.

Mother sues her child's father for wrongful death

A child's death is always a tragedy, but sometimes it is also the beginning of a legal battle for justice, like in the case of a mother from Macon who's child drowned in a lake in 2015. Not only does the mother believe that her child's death resulted from another person's negligence, she believes the person responsible is the child's own father.

When a personal injury becomes a wrongful death

If a person suffers an injury in an accident, then he or she may choose to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party. However, things can get complicated if that person passes away before he or she actually brings the suit. Should a person pass away before he or she initiates a personal injury suit, the survivors of the individual may have several options, depending on the nature of the case itself and the cause of death.

Face the difficulties associated with wrongful death claims

Losing a loved one because of a person's negligence or recklessness is difficult for survivors to accept. Unlike a death due to illness or growing older, a sudden wrongful death does not give family members time to process what has happened. As such, the suffering of these people is typically much more intense. When you factor in other losses like lost income and out-of-pocket expenses, it only worsens the hardships.

Family of inmate sues jail for wrongful death

A troubling wrongful death suit is playing out in Texas right now that may have startling implications for Georgians. The survivors and loved ones of an Arkansas man recently brought suit against the owners and staff of a for-profit jail after the man died while incarcerated. According to the suit, the death was due to neglect and lack of proper medical care when guards and nurses refused to offer the man the help he stated that he needed.

Who is liable in a drowning death?

It's summertime, which generally means that people all across North Georgia will be getting out on the water at Lake Lanier and other nearby rivers and lakes. Unfortunately, this also statistically means that some individuals will lose their lives in drowning accidents. Depending on the nature of the accident, a number of individuals and entities may be held liable in a wrongful death suit after a drowning.

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