Wrongful Death

Representing Injury Victims in Georgia Since 1995

Atlanta Wrongful Death Attorney

Compassionate Legal Support in Your Time of Need

Losing a loved one is an unspeakable sorrow, but when it happens as a result of someone else's negligence, the pain may be excruciating. At Craig Injury Law, we understand the profound impact of such a loss on families, and we're here to provide the sympathetic legal support you require during this difficult time. Our wrongful death lawyer in Atlanta is dedicated to guiding you through the legal process with compassion and experience, ensuring that you receive the justice and compensation you are entitled to under Georgia law.

To set up a free consultation with our Atlanta wrongful death attorney, reach out to the caring team at Craig Injury Law by connecting with us online or by phone at (912) 304-5202. We are here for you, offering services in multiple languages including Bahasa Indonesia and Spanish.

What Is Considered a Wrongful Death?

In the state of Georgia, wrongful death is defined as a death caused by a criminal act, negligence, or a defectively manufactured product, whether due to negligence or not. Atlanta families may encounter wrongful death situations stemming from various incidents, including traffic collisions on GA-400 or Roswell Road, medical errors at local healthcare facilities, or even defective products.

Georgia Statute of Limitations on Wrongful Death Cases

Georgia law allows the deceased's family to pursue a civil claim for "the full value of the life of the decedent," regardless of any criminal charges. It's important to note that wrongful death claims typically must be filed within two years of the death, or within two years following the conclusion of any related criminal case.

Seeking Damages for Your Loss in Atlanta

Getting you the damages you deserve, including recompense for the deceased person's estate and surviving relatives, is our mission at Craig Injury Law.

The following types of damages may be available to surviving family members:

  • Lost money, salary, or benefits the deceased would have provided
  • Household services the deceased would have provided
  • Loss of companionship, care, and consortium
  • Mental and emotional pain

Furthermore, the estate can recover damages for:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Medical costs incurred before death
  • Property damage from incidents such as motor vehicle accidents
  • Pain and suffering the deceased experienced prior to passing

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Atlanta?

The right to file a wrongful death claim in Atlanta extends to:

  • The deceased's surviving spouse
  • If there is no spouse, the surviving children
  • If there are no children, the surviving parents
  • If none of the above, the executor of the decedent's estate
  • If a claim is made solely by an executor, any awarded damages are retained by the estate and given to the surviving relative.

Turn to Craig Injury Law for Support in Your Wrongful Death Claim

In the aftermath of a wrongful death, you should not have to bear the emotional and financial responsibilities alone. With the care, empathy, and legal knowledge you require to get through this difficult time, our Atlanta wrongful death attorney at Craig Injury Law is here to help. We are committed to pursuing the justice and recompense that you and your family deserve.

Contact us to discuss how we can assist you during this critical period. Our goal is to help you find some measure of peace and closure, while we handle the complexities of your legal claim.




Ready to discuss your case? Contact us today for a free consultation with our highly skilled team: (912) 304-5202
What Sets Craig Injury Law Apart?
  • We Handle Your Case, So You Can Recover
  • Protecting the Injured Since 1995
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  • Millions Recovered for Our Clients
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