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Experienced Wrongful Death Lawyers In Toccoa, Georgia

Wrongful death is a loss that cannot be measured in words or compensated with enough financial figures. However, the party responsible can alleviate your financial burden through wrongful death compensation.

McClure, Ramsay, Dickerson LLP is a big firm in a small town, and our attorneys have been serving its clients for more than 100 years. We advocate for justice and seek compensation for people after an injury or wrongful death in Toccoa and throughout North Georgia.

What Is A Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death is the loss of life caused by the wrongful act, negligence or failure to act by another person or entity. This can include a variety of situations, such as:

  • Car and truck accidents
  • Medical malpractice, such as surgical errors
  • Dangerous or defective products
  • Nursing home abuse or neglect
  • Pedestrian and bicycle accidents

The statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim in Georgia is two years from the date of death.

Who Can Recover From A Wrongful Death Claim, And What Can Be Recovered?

In Georgia, only the spouse, children or the deceased’s parents can recover from a wrongful death claim.

The specific recoverable damages depend on the case’s circumstances and the deceased claimant’s relationship. Some of the damages you can recover include:

  • Medical and funeral expenses
  • Lost wages and benefits
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of companionship
  • Punitive damages

Wrongful death compensation recoverables vary. Therefore, seeking legal counsel from a wrongful death attorney is paramount. They can evaluate your case and help you understand what types of compensation are available to you.

Contact Us

If your loved one has passed due to wrongful death, McClure, Ramsay, Dickerson LLP can help you pick up the pieces in your life. Although no amount of money can replace your loved one, compensation can go a long way toward providing for your future needs.

Call 706-989-8471 today or use our online form to schedule a free consultation. We take all our cases on a contingency fee basis, so you pay nothing unless we recover compensation on your behalf.