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? When Can […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Losing a loved one because of another party’s negligence or wrongful act is devastating. Nobody should have to experience the death of a spouse, parent, child, or sibling because another person was not careful or behaved in a reckless manner. Yet wrongful deaths do occur, and they happen more often than they should. It may […]

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.