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Wrongful Death

Spartanburg Wrongful Death Lawyers

Assisting Families Who Have Lost Loved Ones in Spartanburg, Greenville, Cherokee, Union, & Surrounding Counties

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person or entity, you are likely struggling to cope with your loss. In addition to your grief, you now face the reality of life without your loved one, as well as financial difficulties. You may be wondering how you will go on.

At KD Trial Lawyers, our mission is to help the families of those who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person or entity. We do this by holding those responsible accountable through our proven legal representation.

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person or entity, you deserve to know that you have a legal right to seek justice. Our wrongful death attorneys in Spartanburg can help you understand your rights and options. When you work with our firm, you can expect the compassionate care you deserve, as well as the legal guidance you need to secure a favorable outcome.

Call (864) 660-0465 or contact us online today to learn more about our services.

What Is Considered a Wrongful Death?

In the state of South Carolina, a "wrongful death" is any death that occurs due to the negligence or wrongful act of another person or entity. Wrongful death is a type of personal injury claim, which means that you can bring a lawsuit against the party that you believe is responsible for your loved one's death.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in South Carolina?

Every state has different laws regarding who is eligible to file a wrongful death claim. This right is generally reserved for the people who are closest to the deceased, or — as is the case in South Carolina — the personal representative of the victim’s estate. This person should be named in the decedent’s will, but a person can also be appointed to file the wrongful death claim by the court if there is no existing will or if the named personal representative is unable to file the claim. 

The damages recovered through a wrongful death claim will not go to the personal representative of the estate (unless that person is an heir of the deceased person). Compensation is generally provided to the victim’s spouse and children. If the decedent was not married or did not have children at the time of their death, the claim will provide compensation to their parents or other heirs.

Contact Us to Speak About Your Case

We understand that the prospect of filing a legal claim in the aftermath of your loved one’s death feels overwhelming. We are here to answer your questions and ensure that you feel supported at every step of your case. 

For more information, contact us online or call (864) 660-0465 today.

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Client Testimonials

Hear From Those We've Helped Over The Years
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