When we lose a loved one, it can be a very difficult experience. Our grief can be heightened if someone else’s negligence is responsible for our loved one’s death. In these situations, your family may be eligible for legal action—and The Law Offices of Christopher Eads, PLLC can help.
If you lost a loved one due to another person’s actions, our Mount Juliet wrongful death attorney can represent you in a lawsuit against the at-fault party. Through your claim, your family can hold the negligent party accountable and secure the justice you deserve. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.
Under Tennessee law, a wrongful death occurs when someone dies as a result of another person’s wrongful act or omission. You can also file a claim if your loved one died as a result of injuries received by another person, or if he or she was the victim of homicide.
If your loved one could have filed a personal injury lawsuit if he or she lived, his or her case is likely eligible for a wrongful death claim. Speaking to a Mount Juliet wrongful death attorney can help you identify whether you qualify for a claim.
At The Law Offices of Christopher Eads, PLLC, we represent wrongful death cases involving a wide range of accidents and acts of violence, including the following.
Only certain individuals can file a wrongful death claim on behalf of a deceased person. In Tennessee, the surviving spouse of the deceased has the first opportunity to file this claim. If the deceased does not have a surviving spouse, the following parties may file the lawsuit, in this order.
If you believe that you could file a wrongful death claim on behalf of your loved one, speak to a Mount Juliet wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. An attorney can provide several valuable benefits to your claim, including the following.
If you lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you and your family deserve justice. In these situations, The Law Offices of Christopher Eads, PLLC can help. Contact us today to discuss your legal options with a Mount Juliet wrongful death lawyer.