At Pierce, Herns, Sloan & Wilson, LLC, we understand how devastating it can be to lose a loved one. We also understand that there is nothing that can be done to bring this loved one back. However, we strive to help you pursue a wrongful death claim so that justice can be brought to the suffering your loved one endured. Our focus is to recover the maximum compensation possible so that you can cover practical expenses and have peace of mind knowing your loved one has been honored.
Over the years, our firm has taken on countless complex and challenging cases. We are well-versed in the wrongful death laws in South Carolina and are equipped to assist with your claim.
If you are ready to trust your case to our Charleston wrongful death attorneys, we encourage you to call or fill out a free case evaluation today.
Many times, clients come to use concerned about the challenges of taking legal action so soon after the loss of their loved one. When you trust your case to our team, we take the legal burden completely off your shoulders. We can help you determine if you are eligible to file and what damages you can recover. In South Carolina, the wrongful death statute allows for action to be pursued on behalf of the deceased’s spouse and children. In cases where there is no spouse or children, an action may be brought on behalf of the parents, heirs, or parties financially dependent on the deceased.
The damages that can be recovered include:
These damages will then be divided among the spouse and children or parents / heirs in a fair manner.
Pursuing a wrongful death claim can be challenging and bring emotional obstacles for mourning family members and loved ones. The good news is that PHSW is here to ensure you don’t navigate this time on your own. When you retain the representation of our wrongful death attorneys in Charleston, you can rest easy knowing we have your best interests in mind. In fact, we don’t charge a single legal fee until and unless we win your case, giving you further peace of mind and assurance.
Ready to pursue justice for your loved one? Contact our firm at (843) 968-0886 today to set up a free consultation.