If a loved one or family member has been involved in a wrongful death in North Carolina,
Don’t settle before you get legal counsel.
Contact the Law Offices of Adrienne Blocker, PLLC, at 919-433-6309
Small firm. Big difference.
We expect to live a normal human lifespan into our seventies and eighties, and we expect the same for those we love. When death takes a loved one prematurely, it is always devastating.
But when the death was entirely preventable, never should have happened, and was caused by someone’s negligent or careless act, it may be simply too much to bear. When a beloved member of your family is snatched away without warning, through no fault on their part or yours, and you are left with nothing but your grief, a pile of medical bills and funeral expenses, and perhaps even the loss of your family’s income, you may be overwhelmed with anger and sorrow and unsure of what to do next.
Adrienne Blocker, an experienced wrongful death lawyer, knows how to act, and can help you through the entire legal process. Call us immediately if your family is suffering from a death caused by negligence.
Defining Wrongful Death
Any premature death for any reason is likely to feel “wrongful” to a bereaved family, but the term “wrongful death” has a specific legal meaning in North Carolina law: the death of a person caused by the willful or wrongful act or negligence of another. Wrongful death may occur as a result of a traffic, premises, or workplace accident; medical malpractice; a defective product; a dangerous drug or medical device; or a deliberate violent act.
A wrongful death entitles survivors of the deceased to bring a civil action and attempt to recover a financial award verdict as compensation for the financial and emotional damages they’ve suffered.
The North Carolina wrongful death statute allows for a personal representative to bring a legal action on behalf of the decedent’s estate and certain family members who would be entitled to inherit from the deceased.
Why You Should Pursue a Recovery
You may be feeling so overwhelmed with grief that you can’t face the thought of a legal action. It may seem crass to place a dollar value on the immeasurable loss of someone you love. It is normal to feel this way. When you turn to the law office of personal injury and wrongful death attorney Adrienne Blocker, you will be removing some of the burden from your shoulders, allowing a skilled, knowledgeable, and compassionate lawyer to assume the responsibility for the legal tasks, leaving you and your family the time you need to recover, grieve, and come to terms with your loss.
If your loved one has wrongfully died as a result of someone else’s negligence, it is to your advantage to consult with an attorney and get advice.
Contact the Law Offices of Adrienne Blocker, PLLC, at
Small firm. Big difference.