Determined West Virginia Attorneys Handle Wrongful Death Cases
Established law firm represents families in the Charleston area who’ve lost a loved one
The unexpected loss of a family member is even more tragic when their death is caused by someone else’s reckless or deliberately malicious behavior. The understanding attorneys at Forbes Law Offices PLLC work to help survivors in West Virginia cope with their new circumstances. In settlement negotiations and at trial, we advocate for our clients to receive compensation that allows them to settle their loved one's affairs and find a measure of justice for their wrongful death.
Respected West Virginia lawyers pursue justice for victims of negligence or violence
A representative of a deceased person's estate may have a valid basis for a wrongful death lawsuit if the death was a direct result of another person's or organization's negligent or intentional actions. Our law firm may represent you and your family if you lost a loved one due to any of the following causes:
- Auto accident
- Truck accident
- Slip and fall
- Traumatic brain injury
- Motorcycle accident
- Defective product
- Lack of proper security
- Medical malpractice
- Birth injury
- Nursing home abuse and neglect
- Aviation accident
Our thorough understanding of West Virginia wrongful death laws enables us to skillfully handle all legal aspects of your case and to seek the remedy you deserve. Those laws set a time limit to pursue a wrongful death claim, so it is essential you seek the legal help you need as early as possible.
Caring counselors seek compensation for grieving families
We understand the profound impacts of the loss of a loved one, which is why we devote substantial resources to every wrongful death case we take. The damages awarded in a wrongful death lawsuit depend on a variety of factors, including the severity of the accident and the individual's suffering prior to passing. Our attorneys strive to help clients receive compensation for:
- Medical costs
- Funeral expenses
- Mental anguish
- Loss of future earnings
- Loss of love, affection and companionship
- Loss of protection and guidance
- Benefits lost due to the victim’s death, including medical insurance
We employ private investigators and work with expert witnesses to ensure that our cases are as strong as possible. We may also collect and preserve evidence from the accident scene and obtain testimony from people with first-person knowledge of your loved one's passing. We explore all options before focusing in on a tailored legal strategy to help our clients receive the maximum compensation possible.
Contact an experienced West Virginia wrongful death law firm
The dedicated attorneys at Forbes Law Offices PLLC pursue justice for wrongful death victims. If you have lost a family member to someone’s negligent or reckless actions, call our Charleston office at 304-205-9202 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with a qualified lawyer.