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Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one can be hard and one of the toughest things a family can endure. When the loss is a result of preventable carelessness, recklessness or even malicious intent of another it can be even tougher. Due to this South Carolina allows for a cause of action for wrongful death which is similar to a personal injury lawsuit.

Statutes allows a wrongful death claim to proceed where a person’s death was “caused by the wrongful act, neglect or default of another,” and the deceased person would have been entitled to recover damages from the wrongdoer if he or she had survived.

A South Carolina wrongful death lawsuit can result following almost any type of fatal accident, including:

  • Auto Accident
  • Tractor Trailer Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Nursing Home Accident

The state of South Carolina allows the heirs of a family to file a wrongful death lawsuit when the death is caused by recklessness or negligence. However, the process for filing a wrongful death lawsuit may be complicated. The Peper Law Firm has experienced wrongful death attorneys who can guide you and your loved ones through this system seek the compensation that you are entitled. Additionally, the wrongful death attorneys at The Peper Law Firm, PA have significant courtroom experience and are not afraid to be in front of a judge if necessary. If you believe that your loved one died as a result of the negligence of another please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death lawyer at The Peper Law Firm PA for a free consultation. We’re here to help!

At The Peper Law Firm, in Charleston, South Carolina, we are experienced personal injury attorneys that provide professional personal injury representation to clients throughout South Carolina, including West Ashley, North Charleston, Summerville, Moncks Corner, Goose Creek, Mt. Pleasant, McClellanville, Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Folly Beach, James Island, Johns Island, Wadmalaw Island, Ravenel, Edisto, Hilton Head Island, Beaufort, Georgetown, Ridgeville, Walterboro, St. George, Orangeburg, Holly Hill, Eutawville, Santee, Surfside, Myrtle Beach, Conway as well as Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Edgefield, Fairfield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenville, Greenwood, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, Williamsburg, and York Counties. The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us via phone or e-mail to schedule a consultation, however, contacting us alone does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.