How to Reach a Successful Verdict for Wrongful Death

Personal Injury & Workers' Compensation Attorneys Serving Atlanta, Marietta, Cumming, And Nearby Areas Of Georgia

Posted: May 23, 2017

Reaching a successful verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit requires extensive documentation among many other factors. Choosing the right wrongful death attorney is arguably the most important part of your case and could mean the difference between losing your case and getting justice and compensation for the death of your loved one.

Types of Wrongful Death and the Burden of Proof

The burden of proof falls on the family member filing the wrongful death case. These claims require you to provide evidence that the defendant caused the death of your loved one either intentionally or due to negligence. Examples of wrongful death claims and the proof required for a successful verdict include:

Steps You Can Take to Strengthen Your Case

You can help strengthen your case by:

  1. Compiling the medical records for the deceased.
  2. Documenting any physical evidence you have access to such as the scene of an auto accident and the damage to the vehicle.
  3. Gathering witness testimony for the incident.
  4. Contacting our wrongful death attorney in Georgia.

If you’ve lost a loved one and think you may have a wrongful death case, please contact our attorney in Cumming today at 770-888-8901to schedule your FREE consultation. The Law Offices of Humberto Izquierdo, JR., PC serve clients in Atlanta, Marietta, Cumming and surrounding Georgia areas.

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