What Attorneys Seek in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Wrongful Death

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

Wrongful Death

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

Wrongful Death

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.

Wrongful Death

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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Elements of a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Wrongful Death

Wrongful death lawsuits are sometimes the most difficult for people to pursue, mainly because family members are morally concerned about the idea of “profiting” from a loved one’s death. What many don’t realize, however, is that wrongful death can actually be legally determined when a person is indirectly responsible for the death of another individual….

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Wrongful Death Cases in the News

Wrongful Death

Paris Jackson’s apparent suicide attempt this past week comes as her family and AEG are locked in a legal battle over the death of her father, Michael Jackson (which is considered a wrongful death trial). As a matter of fact, Paris Jackson is now a possible witness in the civil trial. The suit filed by…

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Wrongful Death Cases Based Upon Suicide: K & W Legal Explains

Wrongful Death

Suicide is ranked as high as the 6th leading cause of death in the United States by the National Safety Council (13th worldwide), with more than one million people committing suicide each year worldwide. Because suicide is far-reaching, complex, and sometimes perplexing for those left behind, our wrongful death attorneys at K & W Legal want to…

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Paulding County Man Killed in Automobile Wreck

Car Accidents

The Georgia State Patrol reports that John N. Voorhees, 74, of Hiram, Georgia was killed and three others injured in a three-vehicle wreck Saturday night in Paulding County. Voorhees was a passenger in a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis that struck a Chevrolet Tahoe at the intersection of Ga. 120 and Ga. 92 around 7:00 pm….

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