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Loved One Lost From Wrongful Death?

Getting help is easy. We are here to help you deal with the stress of wrongful death and recover damages.

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By definition – wrongful death is a term that is used when someone dies as a result of another person’s actions. A wrongful death claim arises when the family of the deceased decides that they would like to pursue justice, and hold the responsible person (or company) accountable for their gross negligence.

Many people that have lost a loved one in an automobile, truck, motorcycle or boating accident that wasn’t the fault of the victim, are often unsure what to do after the incident has occurred. Lives are destroyed, and often family members are unsure if they are able to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party.

At Lewis & Keller, our North Carolina wrongful death attorney team at our Winston-Salem location can help you deal with the stress of this difficult situation. We research your case and leave no stone unturned. We have an investigator on staff who will perform exhaustive research and analysis to learn the specific facts of your case.

For more information, simply complete the “Free Case Review” form below.

Wrongful Death Compensation for Dependents of Deceased

In North Carolina, life expectancy tables are used to determine future losses. We also use these tables to calculate the loss of benefits and pensions which the victim would have received. A wrongful death attorney knows the law and can protect your rights.

You may also hear about Punitive Damages. In North Carolina, the defendant’s conduct must be egregious, intentional, or malicious. These damages are awarded to the victim’s family if the conduct of the defendant meets this definition. The skilled wrongful death lawyer at our firm has the knowledge and experience to help you decide whether to file a Punitive Damages claim or not.

As a parent, if your son or daughter is the victim of a fatal accident injury, you may be eligible to recover:

  • compensation for your loss
  • if you have adult children, you may also be eligible to recover the value of future financial contributions that their deceased child would have made to them.
  • Loss of companionship and other emotional damages
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of retirement, medical or other benefits
  • Funeral expenses and medical expenses prior to the death
  • Medical expenses incurred before death
  • Lost future income
  • General damages for the treatment and hospitalization of the person who died because of the injury they suffered which resulted in death

As a surviving child, you may be able to recover damages for:

  • mental anguish
  • loss of companionship caused by the death of their parent
  • the amount the parent would have contributed to the care of the child and the value of the services that the parent would have paid to raise, train, and educate the child.

An adult child may recover the amount that their parent might have contributed to them in their lifetime.

Personal injury law is complicated, and when you are grieving, it is difficult to make these decisions alone. It is a sound decision to find a competent and dependable law firm to help fight for your rights.

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They worked hard on my case. They took time and went through my case and got me what I deserved.

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Workers’ Compensation Settlement

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1,393,000.00 Settlement - Workers’ Compensation Settlement for a 47-year-old man. While working for a city’s parks and recreation department, he suffered a traumatic brain injury after being struck in the head by a baseball bat and then hitting his head on an electrical box when he fell.
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$173,600

On-the-Job Injury Settlement

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Settlement for on-the-job injury. A 59-year-old service manager for an automobile dealership received the settlement for a back injury suffered when he slipped on ice at the dealership where he worked.
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$25,000

Drunk Driver Settlement

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Settlement reached for 37-year-old woman who was hit by a drunk driver and suffered minor soft tissue injuries and incurred medical bills of approximately $4,400.00.
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$100,000

Workers’ Compensation Settlement

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We were lucky to represent a hard working family man this year that suffered a laceration to his spleen.  He was very resilient and was released from all medical treatment only 17 days after his crash.  His medical expenses were about $50,000 and the case settled for $100,000.  Because his health insurance did not require repayment, he was able to keep over $60,000 of that settlement money.
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$30,000

Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement

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Settlement, the limit of all available insurance for a man who suffered a fracture of his sternum in a motor vehicle collision.
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$50,000

For Passenger in Vehicle Accident

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For a 17-year-old female that was a passenger in a single vehicle accident. The driver lost control of the car and she sustained a fractured wrist.
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$82,600

Settlement for 13-year-old Boy

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Settlement for a 13-year-old boy who caught his knee in a school bus door when the driver carelessly closed it. He underwent a knee surgery to repair the damage.
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$80,000

Auto Accident Settlement

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Settlement each for husband and wife involved in auto accident.
Settlement each for husband and wife involved in auto accident.

Contact a Wrongful Death Lawyer Today

Our team of lawyers are experienced in handling North Carolina wrongful death lawsuits, and can help you not only understand your rights, but to also fight for them. Our lawyers are here to help win justice for you.

With many years of combined legal experience, we have the knowledge to genuinely help with your wrongful death lawsuit. We also offer a No Fee Promise to our clients, which means that there’s never a fee unless we recover for you.

Our primary office is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and we proudly provide cost effective, comprehensive legal counsel to wrongful death victims throughout the state including:

…. and most other towns and cities that surround those areas.

To learn more, contact us today at 866-299-1769 and a member from our intake team will collect some initial details about your inquiry and then quickly connect you to one of our attorneys that is best suited to handle your specific case.

Alternatively – for a free case evaluation today, simply fill out the strictly confidential contact form located at the top of this page – it’s 100% FREE to submit.

Winston-Salem Office

285 Executive Park Boulevard
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103

Phone: 336-765-7777
Fax: 336-659-1750

Greensboro Office

204 Muirs Chapel Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27410

Phone: 336-851-1000
Fax: 336-659-1750

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