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Wrongful Death Attorneys in Barboursville, WV

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What to expect with a wrongful death lawsuit.

A wrongful death claim is based on an underlying civil wrong that caused harm to the surviving family members. We will represent you in taking the negligent person or corporation to court in relation to:

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accident
  • Workplace Injury
  • Evironmental Contamination
  • Defective Product
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Medical Malpractice

Facts are a critical and important factor in a wrongful death case. We help uncover the truth to help your family move forward.


Wrongful Death Damages and West Virginia Statute of Limitations

Wrongful death and survivor claims are often the only form of financial security available for family members going through a devastating loss. Using our resources can help recover the maximum compensation possible. Depending on the facts of your case, we may seek:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Funeral and Burial Costs
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Loss of Inheritance
  • General Damages
  • Punitive Damages
  • Loss of Anticipated Earnings of Your Loved One
  • Loss of Benefits; such as healthcare, Social Security, income, and pensions

Through the period of overwhelming loss and mourning, there is still a strict deadline for filing a wrongful death claim. In most cases, a family member may only have two years from the date of death. Otherwise, the right to compensation may be forfeited.