Mediation: The Good, the bad and the ugly

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In almost all wrongful death actions, as in many injury cases, the plaintiff will be forced to consider settlement at mediation or go to trial. Mediation is a process to reach a settlement agreement. Ironically, the good and the bad of mediation are one and the same thing. This is because a settlement is compromise…

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How to Hire an Attorney

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It is difficult to find the right attorney. Always meet with your attorney. It is important for you to know who is working on your case. Ask how many wrongful death actions they are currently working and ask what type of actions, motor vehicle, medical malpractice, etc. After meeting with an attorney, then check in…

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Emotional Responses to Unexpected Loss

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A sudden and unexpected death is the most stressful experience that anyone must endure. Common feelings include: guilt, depression, anger, bitterness, and anxiety. Some even feel some sense of relief. Others feel suicidal. Almost every aspect of the survivors’ life is impacted. So, how should one deal with this pain, anger, guilt, etc.? Be patient…

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When Do I Need An Attorney?

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You always need an attorney if you have suffered a serious injured or killed. A serious injury is one that prevents you from doing your normal routine. The activities of daily living are the tasks they perform every day. This includes items such as sleeping, self-care, such as bathing, dressing, and feeding, working, homemaking, exercise,…

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How to Determine Whether You Have a Wrongful Death Claim

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How do you know if you may actu–ally  have a wrongful death claim ? Our attorneys at K & W Legal take a closer look at who can bring a claim and which claims can be brought against someone or a business within our state of Georgia– The cause of action, according to ” wrongful…

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What Attorneys Seek in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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Life can be lot of fun and fulfillment to enjoy, especially during these summer months, until something traumatic happens… resulting in a fatality. When it is determined that someone is responsible for a the loss of a person’s life, a wrongful death claim can be filed. A wrongful death claim against a person who is…

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3 Basics of Wrongful Death Cases

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Did you know? Each year, more than 90,000 deaths occur from medical malpractice alone. At K & W Legal we want you to fully understand your situation, so you know your rights as both an American and a potential victim of this type of situation.  Here are 3 basic pieces of information you should know about wrongful…

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5 Common Causes of Wrongful Death Cases

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At K & W Legal we know the phrase ” wrongful death ” can be difficult to understand. These cases can be defined, however, when a fatality results from someone who is “acting carelessly, recklessly, or negligently and/or with a total disregard for an individual’s safety.” Although wrongful death cases are typically accidental, they can…

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4 Categories of Wrongful Death Cases Filed in the U.S.

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In many wrongful death lawsuit cases filed in the U.S., there are four categories which claims typically fall into: 1) negligence 2) carelessness 3) lack of appropriate safety procedures in place 4) insufficient regard for human life/lives Wrongful death cases we’ve commonly dealt with in the past have been a result of: . birth injuries…

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