Wrongful Death

Beaufort County Wrongful Death Lawyers 

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No lawyer or lawsuit can replace a lost friend or loved one. For most, it's not just about the insurance money. It's about getting justice after an unimaginable loss. Families have trusted Bauer & Metro, P.C. for over two decades to help after tragedy strikes. 

Wrongful death occurs when someone is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another. Surviving relatives, especially spouses and children, may be entitled to money damages that typically come in the form of insurance proceeds. The availability and amount of compensation varies in each case. As a general rule, wrongful death cases are complex. Consulting an experienced Beaufort County wrongful death lawyer is crucial to learning your rights. 

Some of the most common wrongful death claims result from: 

  • Automobile accidents
  • Tractor-trailer/truck accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect

Understanding Wrongful Death Claims in South Carolina

In South Carolina, the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim is three years from the date of the deceased person's death. This means that individuals must initiate a lawsuit within three years to seek compensation for wrongful death. It is crucial to adhere to this timeline, as missing the deadline can result in the loss of the opportunity to pursue legal action. 

If you've lost a friend or loved one in an accident, Get Help from Bauer & Metro, P.C. Today at (843) 920-2844. We will treat you with dignity and respect, and help you through the legal process. If you can't come to us, we will come to you.

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