Wrongful Death

We Stand By You So You Don't Have to Stand Alone

Cheatham County Wrongful Death Attorney

Guiding Families in Robertson County, Dickson County, & Montgomery County

Nothing can compare to losing a loved one. It’s one of the most emotionally challenging experiences anyone can go through. Feelings of sorrow, grief, and loss can be overwhelming. When the loss is the result of someone else’s negligence or failure, these feelings might be joined by shock, anger, and helplessness. It can be difficult to come to terms with the fact that the person you love is no longer here. 

Although nothing can heal the wounds of losing someone you love to a preventable accident, you may be able to pursue justice on their behalf by holding the responsible party legally and financially accountable for their actions. The main way of doing this is through a wrongful death lawsuit. This civil lawsuit gives surviving family members an avenue for recovering damages related to their loss. Attorney Rhonda R. Crabtree can guide you through the legal process and stand by you each step of the way. 

We are committed to helping you pursue a just and fair settlement. Contact our office to schedule a consultation with our Cheatham County wrongful death lawyer.

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Recovering Damages Through a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

In most cases, the state of Tennessee allows surviving family members to file wrongful death lawsuits within one year of their loved one’s passing. These cases are normally filed by the spouse of the deceased, their children, or their parents (if the deceased was in their custody). 

The goal of wrongful death lawsuits is to recover similar sorts of damages that the deceased would be entitled to if they had survived their injuries. This means that if your loved one died in a car accident, due to medical malpractice, because of a dog attack, or in another fatal accident, you and other family members can recover medical costs, earnings, monetary support, funerary expenses, and other financial losses. You can also pursue compensation for non-economic damages, such as emotional suffering and loss of consortium. 

Relatives might be able to recover punitive damages, especially when the accident was caused by gross negligence or misconduct. Punitive damages are awarded to punish the offender for their actions and to deter them (and anyone else) from acting similarly in the future. 

Filing Wrongful Death Lawsuits

We know that it’s impossible to measure the value of your loved one’s life. No amount of money can ever make up for your loss. When we take on wrongful death cases, our goal is to seek justice for the deceased and to provide their surviving family members with financial security. 

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