Wrongful Death

Dedicated Wrongful Death Attorney in Cary, NC – Jonathan Richardson Law

Compassionate Legal Support for Wrongful Death Cases in Cary, NC

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is an incredibly difficult experience, especially when it’s due to someone else’s negligence or wrongful act. At Jonathan Richardson Law, we provide compassionate and dedicated legal support for families facing wrongful death cases in Cary, NC. Our goal is to help you navigate this challenging time and secure the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve.

About Jonathan Richardson

Jonathan Richardson, a trusted attorney in Cary, brings empathy and extensive legal expertise to every case. His educational background from UNC-Chapel Hill and The University of Dayton School of Law, combined with his deep commitment to his clients, makes him particularly adept at handling the sensitive nature of wrongful death cases.

Understanding Wrongful Death Claims

Common Causes:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Workplace accidents
  • Defective products
  • Criminal acts

Who Can File a Claim:

  • Immediate family members
  • Dependents and beneficiaries
  • Estate representatives

Your Rights in a Wrongful Death Case

In North Carolina, the family of the deceased may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost income and potential earnings of the deceased
  • Medical costs incurred prior to death
  • Loss of companionship, guidance, and support
  • Pain and suffering of the deceased before they passed

FAQs about Wrongful Death Claims

What is the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim in North Carolina?

The claim must be filed within two years of the date of death.

Can I file a wrongful death claim if the deceased person was partially at fault?

It may still be possible to file a claim, but North Carolina’s contributory negligence laws could affect the case. Legal consultation is crucial.

What kind of damages are recoverable in a wrongful death claim?

Damages can include economic losses like medical and funeral expenses, as well as non-economic damages like loss of companionship.

Who receives the compensation from a wrongful death lawsuit?

Compensation is typically distributed to the estate of the deceased and then allocated to the beneficiaries as per the will or state law.

Why Choose Jonathan Richardson Law

Jonathan Richardson Law offers:

  • A sensitive and understanding approach to each case
  • Comprehensive legal expertise in wrongful death claims
  • Commitment to securing fair and just compensation
  • Personalized legal services tailored to your family‚Äôs needs

Contact and Consultation

Losing a loved one is heartbreaking, and navigating the legal process can be overwhelming. Jonathan Richardson Law is here to provide the support and guidance you need. Contact us at 919-469-9904 or through our online form to discuss your wrongful death claim.

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