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Charleston Wrongful Death Attorney

If you lost a loved one because of wrongful death in Charleston, SC because of a car accident, motorcycle accident, boating accident, truck accident, or another personal injury, the wrongful death trial lawyers of Mickelsen Dalton are ready to help you get the compensation you need and deserve for your loss. This can include medical bills, final expenses, lost wages, and even pain and suffering.

With over half a century of experience protecting clients just like you, we have a stellar reputation showing that we get results even in complex cases. The first consultation is free.

How Mickelsen Dalton Can Help After a Wrongful Death in Charleston

Wrongful death matters in Charleston can be challenging to prove, depending on the circumstances of the accident. Regardless, dealing with the fallout of the accident and the fact that it caused the death of your loved one causes you enough stress. Our Charleston wrongful death attorney takes care of you and the claim (and deals with the insurance company) from beginning to end.

When Mickelsen Dalton takes your case, our Charleston personal injury lawyers:

  • Create and launch a thorough investigation to determine the explicit cause of the accident
  • Find and interview witnesses
  • Act as your liaison with the insurance companies
  • Negotiate a settlement that covers all of your financial damages
  • If necessary, an aggressive and experienced trial attorney fights on your behalf in court

For one of our wrongful death clients, we secured a $7 million verdict.

What Kind of Damages Are Available to the Families of Wrongful Death Victims?

Damages are available for your losses due to the wrongful death, even if they are non-economic. Economic damages help you pay for medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and any financial expense caused by the accident.

Non-economic damages can include examples such as emotional stress, loss of companionship, disability, and inconvenience.

At Mickelsen Dalton, we are experienced wrongful death trial attorneys. We can help put together an accurate number to help compensate you for both your economic and non-economic losses.

How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit After a Wrongful Death in South Carolina?

In South Carolina, you must file a wrongful death lawsuit within two or three years of the death. You have two years if you allege wrongful death against a government entity. For non-government entities, you have three years. However, it’s best to file right away. This makes it easier to access information and find witnesses.

Your Trusted Charleston Wrongful Death Lawyers Are Ready to Help

Mickelsen Dalton is the firm to call if you’re mourning a loved one because of a wrongful death in Charleston, SC. Hiring the right law firm to handle your wrongful death claim makes a big difference in the amount of your recovery. So, choose a firm that has a solid reputation.

Mickelsen Dalton has decades of experience fighting for victims and their families in Charleston, SC. Call our Charleston wrongful death lawyers now. Call to schedule your free initial consultation.

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