Attorneys For Wrongful Death In Myrtle Beach
Following a wrongful death, survivors are frequently left with emotional and financial devastation. Under South Carolina law, surviving family members are allowed to bring a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party for compensation.
At Axelrod & Associates, P.A. in Myrtle Beach, our lawyers represent families who have lost loved ones due the wrongful or negligent acts of others. Call 843-353-3449 for a free consultation with an experienced and compassionate attorney. We have offices in Myrtle Beach, Rock Hill and Little River.
Wrongful Death Lawsuits In South Carolina
Wrongful death is when a person’s death is caused by the reckless or careless acts of others. The basis for most wrongful death suits is negligence. Many types of fatal accidents can be the source of a South Carolina wrongful death lawsuit. The following are examples:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Dangerous or defective products
- Medical negligence
- Nursing home neglect or abuse
In South Carolina, your family can seek wrongful death compensation for both economic and emotional losses. Courts may also award punitive damages for intentional or willful behavior that causes the death of another.
Consult With The Axelrod Team
In light of the statute of limitations (deadlines by which a wrongful death lawsuit must be filed), it is important to contact an experienced wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Our attorneys represent families of wrongful death victims with compassion. If you have lost a loved one in a manner caused by someone else’s negligent actions, our wrongful death lawyers will work to get the money and benefits that you and your family are entitled to receive.