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The Difference Wrongful Death Between And Survival Action

Written by John D. Hawkins on . Posted in .
Losing a loved one is a hard and usually traumatic experience. The death of a family member can bring out emotions of both sadness and anger. You want to hold somebody accountable for their death, especially if your loved one lost their life due to a negligent act that was entirely preventable, such as a car accident caused by reckless driving. If your loved one lost their life via medical malpractice, it can be difficult knowing against whom to take action. The caring and compassionate accident attorneys at HawkLaw, P.A. understand the devastation when an event like this occurs and can help you by navigating the legal process of suing for…

What Can I Recover in a South Carolina Wrongful Death Case?

Written by John D. Hawkins on . Posted in .
In South Carolina, wrongful death is the death of any person caused by negligence, recklessness, or the intentional or criminal acts of another person or entity. Wrongful death laws differ from nonfatal personal injury laws, so if a wrongful death of a loved one has affected you, finding a lawyer experienced in the field is pertinent. The South Carolina wrongful death attorneys at HawkLaw have extensive trial experience in civil and criminal courts throughout South Carolina. How Do I Establish Grounds for a Wrongful Death Suit? Both civil and criminal courts try cases of wrongful death, depending on the situation. The South Carolina statut…
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