When you've lost a loved one due to another person's negligence, the tragic realities seemingly never stop making themselves known. One of the harshest and cruelest of those realities is that the loss of your loved one often represents a significant threat to your economic well-being.
You don't want to think about money, of course. You just want to mourn your loved one and piece together your life. But as understandable as that desire might be, it won't stop the bills from coming to your door.
The good news is that you're not alone. Herbert Thornbury is an experienced wrongful death lawyer. He has decades of experience helping Chattanooga-area residents who have suffered the sudden death of a family member.
If you need to speak to our wrongful death lawyer about your case, please call Mr. Thornbury at 423-443-3973 for a complimentary consultation. We are located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Do I Have a Wrongful Death Case?
One of our tasks at your consultation and throughout the process will be answering any and every wrrongful death law question you might have. We believe in doing everything we can to ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of the legal environment you're facing.
But arguably our most important task will be evaluating the quality of your case and determining if you have a viable claim under Tennessee law. No one wins when a wrongful death lawyer misleads you as to your chances. We will always be up-front and honest with you.
In order to successfully pursue a wrongful death claim in Tennessee, you need to be a spouse of the recently deceased, a family member, an executor of the estate, or in some circumstances, a sibling. You'll generally need to file your claim within one year of the date of the tragic accident. And you'll need to prove that the person or persons you're suing possessed a duty to your loved one that they breached, and that this breach caused your loved one's death.
Common Wrongful Death Cases we Handle In Chattanooga, TN
A wrongful death can arise from just about any accident caused by the negligence of another. Our firm handles wrongful death cases involving:
This isn't an exhaustive list, of course. But it does provide you with a clear sense of our experience and skill set.
Herbert Thornbury can Help
There's a lot to consider, and the law can be complicated. But don't try and untangle the web yourself. Don't make assumptions about what's possible and what's not possible. Let Mr. Thornbury use his decades of experience to help you through this difficult time in your life. He'll evaluate your claim and determine if you have a case. And if you do, you can count on him to provide you with the high-quality representation you deserve.
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Contact our Chattanooga Wrongful Death Lawyer
If you've lost a loved one in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area and need an experienced wrongful death lawyer, please call Herbert Thornbury, Attorney at Law at 423-443-3973 for a complimentary case evaluation and an honest review of your rights and options.