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Wrongful Death

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is a traumatic experience. What adds to that pain is the possibility that it shouldn’t have happened in the first place. As a wrongful death attorney, Thomas C. Rowsey understands the anguish felt by family members when a loved one has succumbed to a wrongful death due to an accident. In addition to dealing with a significant loss, these members also have to handle financial responsibilities, such as medical expenses and funeral expenses, all while questioning, “Did this have to happen?” If you’ve lost a family member in wrongful death situation, Mr. Rowsey can help. Working with a dedicated team, he can help clients injured or killed by an accident.

Wrongful death by an accident occurs when the “wrongful" act that resulted in a death can be intentional, reckless or negligent. Our firm handles wrongful death claims for families including, loss of spouse(s), parents, children or siblings throughout Atlanta and the following surrounding areas:

  • Alpharetta
  • Johns Creek
  • Roswell
  • Sandy Springs
  • and other communities in Fulton, Cobb, and DeKalb Counties

Wrongful DeathDealing with the loss of a loved one is a traumatic experience. What adds to that pain is the possibility that it shouldn’t have happened in the first place. As a wrongful death attorney, Thomas C. Rowsey understands the anguish felt by family members when a loved one has succumbed to a wrongful death due to an accident. In addition to dealing with a significant loss, these members also have to handle financial responsibilities, such as medical expenses and funeral expenses, all while questioning, “Did this have to happen?” If you’ve lost a family member in wrongful death situation, Mr. Rowsey can help. Working with a dedicated team, he can help clients injured or killed by an accident. Wrongful death by an accident occurs when the “wrongful" act that resulted in a death can be intentional, reckless or negligent. Our firm handles wrongful death claims for families including, loss of spouse(s), parents, children or siblings throughout Atlanta and the following surrounding areas: Alpharetta Johns Creek Roswell Sandy Springs and other communities in Fulton, Cobb, and DeKalb Counties Commonly, these claims involve not only personal injuries, but also financial claims on behalf of the estate or survivors of the deceased. In many wrongful death lawsuits, claims can be made for future earnings and losses for money that could have been earned if the victim was still living.

The Atlanta car accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas C. Rowsey have extensive experience litigating under Georgia wrongful death statutes. Georgia has statutes that deal with claims permitting compensation for wrongful death. These statutes identify:

  • Who can bring a claim forward for wrongful death;
  • Survivors who can be compensated when there is a wrongful death; and,
  • The damages that are recoverable where there has been a wrongful death.

There are many types of wrongful death claims and before moving forward, it is highly recommended to consult an experienced lawyer who is motivated to helping your family move forward while maintaining your loved one’s legacy. If you have questions or need assistance in a situation where you feel a death has been wrongfully caused by the acts of another, please contact Mr. Rowsey at 770-993-5317 or through the online form for a free, no-obligation consultation, even if you are not sure that you have a claim.

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