Wrongful Death in Southwest VA –
Davis, Davis & Davis Attorneys

Wrongful death is defined as the taking of the life of an individual resulting from the willful or negligent act of another person or persons.

Compassionate Help When You Need It Most in Southwest VA

Davis, Davis & Davis Attorneys, in Radford, VA, offer compassionate help to you and your family when you need it most. Wrongful death matters in Southwest VA can include a number of causes.

Who may sue for wrongful death? A representative on behalf of the survivors who suffer damage from the wrongful death, such as immediate family members, life partners, financial dependents, and putative spouses, distant family members, all persons who suffer financially, and parents of a deceased fetus.

Who may be sued for wrongful death? Lawsuits may be brought against a number of entities, depending on the circumstances of the matter. In the example of a car accident that includes a faulty roadway and a drunk driver, the wrongful death action may involve the following defendants – the driver or employer at fault in the automobile accident, the designer or builder of the faulty roadway, a government agent who failed to provide adequate warnings or signs of the road hazard that caused the accident, the manufacturer, distributor, or installer of a faulty or dangerous part of the vehicle, the person(s) who sold, served, or gave alcohol to the impaired driver, or the owners of the premises where the alcohol was served.

Wrongful Death Causes Our Attorneys Pursue for You

The types of matters may vary, by our lawyers have helped clients who have lost loved ones in wrongful death cases due to:

  • Assault
  • Auto accidents
  • Aviation accidents
  • Birth injuries
  • Defective products
  • Lack of proper security
  • Medical malpractice
  • Mesothelioma
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Murder
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect
  • Slips and falls
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Truck accidents
  • Workplace accidents

In some instances, there may be more than one cause attributed to the incident or accident at hand. Speaking with our knowledgeable attorneys can set the wheels of justice in motion for you and your family when it comes to wrongful death matters.

Immunity or Exemptions from Wrongful Death

In certain cases, some persons or governmental agencies may be immune from a wrongful death lawsuit. The extent of immunity or exemption varies from state to state. Some governmental agencies, employees, and even extended family members may be protected from a lawsuit involving a family member. Such instances of sovereign or family immunity must be reviewed by the merits and circumstances of each case.

Rely on the experienced lawyers at Davis, Davis & Davis Attorneys, in Radford,
for the top advice and representation for wrongful death matters in Southwest Virginia.