Wrongful Death
in West Virginia


 
When someone close to you passes away, it is a tragic event, experienced by the whole family. Following the loss of a family member, there may be many unexpected expenses and legal options to consider. When a loved one dies suddenly or without warning due to someone’s negligence, the tragedy can produce feelings of helplessness. While the family goes through the grief process, they need to know they have someone on their side to act quickly to hold accountable those responsible for you loved one’s preventable death.
 
 
 
 
 
 

What Is Wrongful Death?

The term wrongful death means that someone's negligence or wrongful conduct resulted in the death of another person. At Tabor Lindsay & Associates, where the lawyers are also doctors, we recognize that wrongful death actions and survivor claims often provide the only vehicle for financial security following a devastating loss. In this type of case, the heirs of the decedent may seek compensation for:
 
♦ Decedent's Pain & Suffering before Death
♦ Financial Support
 
♦ Moral Guidance
♦ Loss of Companionship
 
 
 
 
 
 

Who Can Be Liable For A Wrongful Death Claim?

If your family member has died because of another’s negligent or wrongful conduct, they may be legally responsible. Injuries causing death from medical malpractice, car accidents, construction accidents, and incidences occurring at schools or other places of work and leisure may represent a potential claim. A wrongful death claim may be filed against any person or any institution that was legally at fault for a person's death:
 
 
 

Individuals

 
 
 

Medical Institutions

 
 
 

Government Institutions

 
 

Companies

 
 
 
 

Protect Your Rights

The death of a loved one is one of the most heartbreaking tragedies one can endure. The sadness and frustration is even greater when it occurs because of another's careless behavior. Let us help you through the medical questions while relentlessly protecting your rights. Wrongful death cases include preventable deaths occurring due to medical malpractice, auto accidents, and defective products, and other accidents caused by another’s negligent or wrongful conduct.
Contact us in Charleston, West Virginia, to schedule a consultation with our attorneys and receive relentless protection in your wrongful death case.