Wrongful Death

Representing Atlanta, Savannah, Columbus, Decatur, Augusta & nearby areas of Georgia

The Myth of the Frivolous Lawsuit

If you believe there are too many civil lawsuits in America, you are not alone. In fact. A recent poll found that 87% of Americans believe there are too many civil lawsuits, going so far as to call several of them “frivolous.” But here’s the problem: over the past 20 years, civil lawsuits have declined by 80%. And in this time, personal injury lawsuits have also helped save countless lives by holding negligent corporations accountable for their actions.

Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance Has Experience In Handling Wrongful Death Cases

If you have lost a loved one in an accident, your choice of attorney will play a direct role in the results of your wrongful death case. Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance has decades of experience helping families recover damages following the untimely loss of a loved one – and we are here to take your case as far as needed to see that your family gets justice.

VIDEO: Did you lose your adult child in a car accident?

In this video, attorney Lance Lourie discusses how you can handle the extraordinary tragedy of losing an adult child in a car accident:

 

If you want to speak to our experienced Atlanta, Georgia car accident attorneys about pursuing a wrongful death case, please call Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC today at 404-760-7400 for a free consultation.

What Does "The Full Value of a Life" Mean?

In many states, wrongful death suits restrict damages to the economic value of a loved one's lost wages and benefits. Perversely, this often means that poorer victims are valued less than richer victims in wrongful death cases.

Fortunately, Georgia's wrongful death statute allows families to pursue compensation for "the full value of the life" of their lost loved one. This means that our Atlanta wrongful death lawyers can help you pursue compensation for factors that go far beyond lost wages or other economic concerns.

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