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Protecting Families in Charleston

If you have lost a family member or loved one as a result of the misconduct, irresponsible actions, or negligence of others, you should not hesitate to obtain legal counsel right away. You may have many different questions about whether or not you can file a wrongful death claim. We are here to help you with these questions and assist you with creating a plan of action.

We truly care about getting you through the claims process and protecting your family's future and your rights. Many insurance companies will try to offer you a settlement in order to avoid going to court and paying you what you deserve. That is exactly what we want to help you avoid. Whether you are the spouse of the victim or a child, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Contact our West Virginia wrongful death lawyers today to get the advice that you're going to need.

Wrongful Death in West Virginia

Wrongful death claims are civil actions by which a person may be held liable if their negligent actions caused the death of another person. In West Virginia, WV Code §55-7-6 outlines who can file a wrongful death claim, the types of damages you can recover, and the timing in which a claim may be placed.

West Virginia Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

According to WV Code §55-7-6(D), a person must file a wrongful death claim within two years of the death of the deceased person. This means it's extremely important to seek legal counsel from a wrongful death attorney as quickly as possible in order to help your family recover the damages they deserve.

We Can Help You Seek Justice For Your Loss

Filing a lawsuit may seem like the last thing on your mind after a loved one has passed away. We realize that the grieving process can take time and you and your family are likely feeling very stressed and overwhelmed. This is why it is imperative to have a skilled wrongful death lawyer by your side who will fight on your behalf and help you to bring the lawsuit to completion.

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

Our firm has handled a wide range of wrongful death cases, including the following:

Providing Experienced and Dedicated Representation

At Berthold Law Firm, PLLC we work on a contingency fee basis, which means that you will not have to pay a thing unless we win. With 70+ years of experience, you can rely on us to do what it takes to achieve a positive outcome for your case.

Please tell us about your situation during a free case evaluation and we can get back to with sound advice. Contact our West Virginia wrongful death attorneys today.

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