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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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I want to thank you for how prompt you were with communication and feedback. You kept the process moving. Otherwise it still would have been impeded by my previous employer and the insurance company they hired to handle their claims. I would recommend you to others because you took the headache out of dealing with the Workers Compensation company that my employer hired. I never thought I would have an injury on the job. This injury will affect me for the rest of my life, but I’m glad to know there was someone there to walk me through the process. My attorney got me the fullest allowable recovery.

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$400,000

Arbitration Verdict For 80-year-old Woman

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Arbitration verdict in a case with a 80-year-old woman with a hip fracture from an auto accident.
Arbitration verdict in a case with a 80-year-old woman with a hip fracture from an auto accident.

$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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$119,000

Jury Verdict in Motorcycle Accident

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Jury verdict for a young motorcyclist who sustained a torn rotator cuff in a motorcycle accident involving an automobile.
Jury verdict for a young motorcyclist who sustained a torn rotator cuff in a motorcycle accident involving an automobile.

$1,393,000

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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$32,000

Auto Accident Settlement

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Settlement for an auto accident. Our clients, a husband and wife, were hit head-on when the defendant crossed the center line. Both clients underwent several months of medical treatment.
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$750,000

Auto Accident Verdict

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Verdict for a driver who incurred injuries in an auto accident.
Verdict for a driver who incurred injuries in an auto accident.

$225,000

Workers Compensation Settlement

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Workers' Compensation settlement for a 52-year-old long haul truck driver who slipped on a loading dock fracturing his femur in 6 places. He required surgery and rehab.
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$100,000

Auto Accident Settlement

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Settlement for a man injured in two car accidents in a seven-month time span.
Settlement for a man injured in two car accidents in a seven-month time span.

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: 877-943-7634
Fax: 336-659-1750

Greensboro Office

204 Muirs Chapel Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27410

Phone: 877-679-5057
Fax: 336-659-1750

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