Copyright © 2016
The Sullivan Law Firm.
All Rights Reserved.

M-Th 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

            Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm





Wrongful Death Attorneys In Georgia

Wrongful Death Legal Services


The Sullivan Law Firm In Statesboro, GA Handles All Aspects Of Wrongful Death Cases


wrongful death attorneysWhen a loved on is killed by someone else’s negligence or reckless behavior, the only way to compensate the family for their loss is monetarily.  Seeking monetary compensation for the loss of a loved one may seem meaningless, because there is no amount of money that is worth the life of a loved one.  However, there are certain time periods regarding the applicable “statute of limitations” that prevent love ones from bringing a wrongful death claim after a certain amount of time passes.  Therefore it is imperative that you consult with an attorney promptly.


There are also restrictions on who may bring a wrongful death action as well, so it is important that you seek prompt legal representation. The Sullivan Law Firm has been representing surviving purses and families who have lost loved ones for many years, and we are committed to aggressively representing surviving family members in their fight to be fairly compensated.


The Sullivan Law Firm In Statesboro, GA Handles All Aspects Of Wrongful Death Cases All Over Georgia.


wrongful death judgement

Where Can The Georgia Survivors Of Wrongful Death Get Help?

The Sullivan Law Firm has decades worth of experience.  When you have a wrongful death case to deal with, we are an excellent choice.  The offender’s insurance company will mount an effective defense.  However they are only able to drag you along as long as you are alone in the matter.  Once you have an experienced attorney on your side you will be able to rest assured that justice will be served and you will be compensated for your loss in the most appropriate manner possible.  That is the difference the Sullivan Law Firm can provide you with.


What The Statistics On Wrongful Death In Georgia Tell Us


motorcycle death lawsuitMore individuals in the U.S. die in accidents compared to any other type of events.  The National Safety Council reports that someone is killed in this country every five minutes, due to the negligence of malevolent or inattentive individuals.  According to statistics, 101,500 decedents at least died this way in 2013 in the U.S.  (Source: CDC Website Accidental Deaths or Injuries.)  Automobile accidents lead the list.  That is followed by things such as being burned in house fires and other fires, smoke inhalation, choking on food, food poisoning and slips and falls.


Helping Bereaving Victims In The Statesboro, Georgia Area And In All Areas Of Georgia


No matter how seasoned and experienced our attorneys may be, we can never undo the damage that has been caused by a family’s loss of their loved one. However, we constantly keep up with the ongoing legal issues, and  the Sullivan Law Firm is well equipped and works hard to ensure that the offender is brought to justice and their insurance company compensates our clients.


As recognized professionals in this particular field of law, we have been able to achieve outstanding results.  A survivor needs to act quickly.


In addition, the memories of witnesses fade over time, and those individuals may pass away or disappear as well.  Also, valuable evidence may be destroyed or lost unless a claimant quickly retains a legal advocate who is skilled and aggressive.  A personal injury law professional is needed for this kind of lawsuit, one who has access to investigators and cutting edge technology to help tackle this substantial undertaking.  The Sullivan Law Firm helps those poor individuals who have been left behind, in their role of caring and compassionate legal advocates.


Receiving Financial Compensation For Wrongful Death In Georgia


wrongful death lawyersThere is no amount of money that can bring your loved one back to you.  However, you are going to need financial support more than you ever have before.  Bills such as funeral expenses have begun to pile up; you are bereaving and depressed, maybe you have children, and are doing your best to appear strong to the people who are around you.  You need to be represented by someone who will be empathetic to all of those matters. We are here for you!


Our firm has been able to expertly and sympathetically recover significant compensation for families in Georgia courts.  We are here to help you during this most sensitive and delicate time in your life.


Personal Attention Is Offered By The Sullivan Law Firm To Win Your Wrongful Death Legal Battle


Our experience in these matters makes it possible for us to work with bereaving, injured clients in a professional, yet personal manner.  In addition, it allows us to work closely with expert witnesses we may retain in order to assist with evaluating your damages claims.  In order to advocate for your legal rights, we aren’t afraid of taking on the large corporations and insurance companies if need be.


Some cases are resolved with a judge ordered mediation, and the victim is usually compensated for general and special damages, and sometimes even punitive damages.


What Is The Typical Financial Compensation For Survivors Of Wrongful Death?


A wrongful death victims’ “survivor” or family, is entitled to recover the monetary equivalent of the loss of affection, love and financial support.  That could include money for things such as funeral expenses, other out-of-pocket expenses, car payments, house payments, child’s college costs and expenses loss of the decedent’s income.


It isn’t possible to bring the individual back who has lost his or her life.  However, our lawyers help mitigate the financial loss survivors will endure.  Over the years we have dealt with many of these types of cases, and we can help to take care of your case as well.  You can trust in our experienced professionals who have the knowledge and expertise to bring the offending party to justice for the wrongs they have committed and provide compensation to the victims for their loss.


Who Is Paid for Wrongful Death And How?


attorneys for wrongful death casesSurvivors are paid including parents, siblings, children, and sometimes grandparents in some situations.  The judge, in some cases, might appoint a conservator to sue on behalf of the survivors.  Conservators are individuals who stand in someone else’s shoes.  Usually those representatives have power of attorney.  A probate judge appoints and approves them.  After a settlement or verdict has been reached, then the proceeds get disbursed.  The money is typically held in trust for minors, until a young plaintiff reaches adulthood. In the situation of a senior with some form of dementia, the funds will be dispersed by a court supervised trustee on behalf of the person on an as needed basis.


Types of Cases We Handle


The Sullivan Law Firm has handled numerous significant wrongful death cases throughout Georgia, including in the following circumstances:

  • Dangerous Truck Fatalities
  • Automobile Deaths
  • Slip and Fall Resulting In Death


You Do Not Pay Our Attorneys A Fee Unless There Is A Recovery


That’s right.  If you do not recover, then we do not receive an attorney’s fee.  However, we only take on your case if we believe it has merit.  So when we are at the helm, there is a very good chance that you will recover.  We will use all of our skill and meticulous care during that process of attempting to recover money.  We do this on your behalf, as you rebuild your life and go on living.  Your life wasn’t ended by this unfortunate circumstance, so we want to help to reduce the devastation that has been caused.


Call Us Today For Your Free Legal Consultation In Statesboro, Georgia


We’ll provide you with a free initial phone consultation so that we can discuss matters with you and provide you with guidance on everything that you need to do in order to resolve your issue.  So contact us right away and get ready to receive compensation for your financial loss.


You might be entitled to file a claim on behalf of your loved ones or yourself.  Allow our experienced attorneys to handle your case.  Calling our legal hotline today at (912) 489-8888 for a free legal consultation, is your first step toward recovering for the loss of your loved one.