For having a large population, several major roads, and many schools in the area, Decatur has a surprisingly low rate of auto accidents. Only a handful out of every 10,000 licensed drivers in the area is killed in a car crash per year. It is perhaps for that reason that when the tragedy of a wrongful death does occur, you, as the family member of a lost loved one, may not know how to deal with the situation. Trusted Decatur wrongful death attorney Charles Scholle knows that this can be an emotionally difficult time for you and your family, and he is here to offer any legal guidance that can help ease your financial burdens. By entrusting Charles Scholle with your case, you can rest assured that he will take the steps necessary to get your family the justice you deserve and hold the negligent person responsible for their careless actions.
The loss of a loved one is undoubtedly an unfathomable struggle for the surviving family. It is even harder to deal with emotionally when you know your loved one was lost because of someone’s careless mistake. Getting in touch with a wrongful death attorney right away can help you begin to deal with some of the smaller issues like money, before heading onto recover from the emotional damage. With years of experience with wrongful death cases across Georgia, Charles Scholle can help you file a lawsuit whether the wrongful death has resulted from medical malpractice, poor nursing home conditions, motor vehicle accidents, occupational exposure to hazardous conditions or substances, or death during a supervised activity.
Families who file a successful wrongful death lawsuit can be awarded thousands of dollars in damages. These damages are usually awarded by away of pecuniary injury. In Georgia, “pecuniary injury” has been defined as financial damage, such as the loss of wages, services, lost prospect of inheritance, medical bills from personal injuries like spinal injury, and funeral and burial expenses. Damages also generally include interest from the date of the decedent’s death.
To consult with an experienced wrongful death lawyer, please send Scholle Law a message online or call at 770-717-5100 today.