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Protecting Your Rights in a Georgia Wrongful Death Case

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It's an unfortunate fact that in the aftermath of a deadly accident, the insurance company for the party responsible for the accidental death is preparing its defense against your future wrongful death claims while you're still coming to grips with the shock of your loss. At the Athens law firm of Wells and McElwee, P.C., our attorneys are completely committed to helping your family through a difficult time while doing everything possible to protect your legal and financial interests.

Dealing With the Aftermath of a Fatal Accident

Contact us for a free consultation about your situation. With more than 30 years of service to northeast Georgia personal injury and wrongful death clients, we take our role as counselor as seriously as the role of advocate. In other words, we provide the support your family needs across a range of issues even while we are working toward a satisfactory settlement or jury verdict on your legal claims.

We Can Assist Your Family Through a Difficult Transition

As experienced trial lawyers, we are familiar with the evidentiary demands and personal pressures of Georgia wrongful death litigation. We can help your family through a difficult transition while addressing the emotional and practical needs that develop and change. At the same time, we use our trial experience to establish your right to compensation and prove your damages claims in detail.

If a loved one died in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident, or in any other type of fatal accident, your family may be entitled to wrongful death compensation for:

  • Loss of future income to the family
  • Loss of consortium (companionship)
  • Final medical expenses incurred as a result of the accident
  • Funeral expenses
  • Other damages

Whether your loved one died in a fatal car accident, such as a drunk driving accident; from falling or electrocution on a construction site; in a drowning accident or some other unfortunate incident, our attorneys can serve your legal and personal needs.

Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer in Georgia

For more information about our ability to help you in a Georgia wrongful death lawsuit while assisting with other aspects of your loss, contact us online or call us at 706-410-1442 or fill out our short form for a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer at Wells and McElwee, P.C., in Athens, Georgia.

Most often, we take accident claims on a contingent fee basis. This means that unless we recover a settlement or verdict for you, we will not charge a fee. We collect no attorney fees unless we recover a settlement or verdict for you.