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Wrongful Death Attorney

A wrongful death is one that results from the negligence or recklessness of another person or a company. Any incident that could give rise to a personal injury insurance claim or lawsuit can also give rise to a wrongful death claim. Although nothing can replace the loss of a loved one, Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman Law can assist with legal matters to allow you to focus on your family needs.

What types of cases may be related to a wrongful death?

Many types of preventable accidents and failures to warn or protect can result in wrongful deaths. Our Columbus-based wrongful death lawyers have experience advising and representing clients in cases that involve:

  • Car accidents,
  • Motorcycle accidents,
  • Truck crashes,
  • Bike and pedestrian accidents,
  • Medical malpractice,
  • Slip and fall,
  • Dangerous and defective products, and
  • Being a victim of a deadly assault

How do I go about recovering from a wrongful death claim?

A family member or the legal executor of the deceased individual’s estate actually files the wrongful death lawsuit.

Consulting with a caring and knowledgeable Columbus wrongful death attorney fairly soon after a loved one dies can help you navigate through your difficult time.

How can I recover from a wrongful death claim for the loss?

Depending on case, the plaintiff in a wrongful death case can ask the defendant to pay money damages for the:

  • Loss of financial support from the money the deceased individual would have earned while working;
  • Loss of services performed by the deceased person;
  • Loss of the decedent’s “society,” which includes such things as companionship, care, advice, and education;
  • Loss of prospective inheritance; and
  • Mental anguish inflicted by the death.