wrongful death damages in South Carolina

Words fail to describe the loss of a loved one. It’s always a life-defining experience. Yet, your loved one’s death is especially traumatic when it stems from someone else’s negligence or recklessness. Whatever the exact situation, seeking legal redress might seem like a distant fantasy. Nevertheless, it’s vital to understand your rights and legal options […]

sc wrongful death statute of limitations

Losing a loved one is hard. However, losing a loved one due to someone’s negligence or misconduct can be even more challenging. Those responsible for a wrongful death need to be held accountable. But you need to know that there is a time limit on filing a lawsuit for wrongful death. This time limit is […]

what is wrongful death

Losing a love one is always difficult. When the death is caused by negligence, it can feel even worse. Surviving family members deserve compensation in these cases, and the Peace Law Firm can help.

Who Gets the Money in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in South Carolina

Filing a wrongful death lawsuit in South Carolina could help the surviving family members receive the justice they deserve, along with a monetary judgment that will ensure they will not suffer financial ruin. The vital question family members may ask is: Who gets the money in a wrongful death lawsuit in South Carolina? Our experienced […]

What Is The Average Wrongful Death Settlement?

There is nothing more emotionally devastating than losing a family member or a loved one in a preventable accident. Under South Carolina law (SC Code § 15-51-10), eligible family members and loved ones of the deceased have the legal right to pursue a civil action against the party whose wrongful actions contributed to the death. […]

How To File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit in South Carolina

A wrongful death lawsuit is a lawsuit brought against a defendant who has caused someone's death either through negligence or through an intentional act. South Carolina Code of Laws Section 15-51-10 defines this as a "wrongful act, negligent or default of another." Determine if a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Can Be Filed To determine if a […]

Examples of Wrongful Death Cases

The unexpected loss of a loved is a deeply traumatic event for any family. If you find out that the fatal accident could have been prevented with proper safety precautions, it can make the tragic experience even more painful. Under South Carolina law (SC Code § 15-51-10), negligent parties that contribute to deadly accidents should […]

How to Prove Fault in a Wrongful Death Case

Thousands of people are injured in accidents every year through no fault of their own. While many of these accidents result in injuries, some of which are very serious, others have more deadly consequences. When this occurs, the injured party’s family members could have standing to file a wrongful death claim on their loved one’s […]