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Wrongful Death

Jan 29, 2019

How Does a Wrongful Death Case Differ from a Typical Personal Injury Case?

By |January 29th, 2019|Wrongful Death|0 Comments

A personal injury case is a type of civil case where a plaintiff (the injured person) sues a defendant (the person who caused the harm) for compensation. In a wrongful death case, however, the plaintiff is usually a family member, who is suing either on behalf of a person who died as a result of negligence, or to recover compensation for his or her own loss. Wrongful death cases are brought on behalf of the family members. The person who can file the claim depends on their relationship to the deceased. [...]

Nov 21, 2017

How Wrongful Death Cases Work in Tennessee

By |November 21st, 2017|Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Losing a loved one is always hard, but it can be even more tragic if that person was the victim of negligence. Under Tennessee law, the family of the recently deceased can file a wrongful death claim, through the civil justice system, in order to recover damages. We know that many families feel uncomfortable about the idea of a lawsuit, or fear they will be perceived in a poor light if they file one. We want you to know that these types of claims are common and legal, and that you [...]

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