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Can I Sue For Wrongful Death In North Carolina?

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Yes. North Carolina has specific laws that allow a family to pursue a wrongful death claim.  A wrongful death case exists when someone’s death was caused by the negligent, reckless, or careless conduct of another person or company. These cases can arise from a variety of circumstances, including car accidents, tractor-trailer wrecks, poorly maintained property (premises liability), medical negligence (malpractice), nursing home neglect, and defective products (products liability).

While no amount of money can replace a family member or a loved one, a wrongful death claim can provide financial compensation for the deceased’s family. Through the pursuit of a wrongful death claim, a family may recover money for the loss of the deceased’s income, the deceased’s medical expenses, pain and suffering, and funeral expenses. The family is also entitled to compensation for the loss of the relationship that existed between them and the deceased. This includes money for such things as loss of companionship, comfort, care, and services.

Very often, a family’s main purpose in pursuing a wrongful death claim is to hold the negligent parties accountable for their actions and to provide a sense of closure to the family members who are left behind. When pursuing a wrongful death claim, it is extremely important that you seek the guidance and advice of an experienced, well-qualified lawyer. At The Law Offices of John M. McCabe, P.A., we are highly experienced in handling wrongful death claims, and we will do everything in our power to protect your family and obtain the best outcome possible. Our firm offers free consultations, so it will not cost you anything to speak with one of our lawyers and get our input on your wrongful death case. 

Disclaimer: The answer is intended to be for informational purposes only. It should not be relied on as legal advice, nor construed as a form of attorney-client relationship.

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