Wrongful Death

skyA wrongful death lawsuit alleges that the decedent was killed as a result of the negligence (or other liability) on the part of the defendant, and that the surviving dependents or beneficiaries are entitled to monetary damages as a result of the defendant’s conduct.

The Miller Law Firm Memphis has been very successful in representing our clients in wrongful death cases.

When it comes to a Wrongful Death case it is important that you contact an experienced law firm in Memphis. The Miller Law Firm has handled many wrongful death cases in Memphis and has recovered millions of dollars to help those who lost a life be compensated to the fullest extent available under the law.

2010 Tennessee Code
Title 20 – Civil Procedure
Chapter 5 – Abatement and Survival of Actions
20-5-113 – Damages recoverable in wrongful death.

Where a person’s death is caused by the wrongful act, fault or omission of another and suit is brought for damages, as provided for by §§ 20-5-106 and 20-5-107, the party suing shall, if entitled to damages, have the right to recover for the mental and physical suffering, loss of time and necessary expenses resulting to the deceased from the personal injuries, and also the damages resulting to the parties for whose use and benefit the right of action survives from the death consequent upon the injuries received.

[Acts 1883, ch. 186, § 1; Shan., § 4029; Code 1932, § 8240; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 20-614.]

The Miller Law Firm recently represented a person in a wrongful death case who was sadly killed in an automobile accident on I-240 in Memphis, Tennessee. Read More.

We understand how harrowing it is to deal with such an event, we have the experience and understanding to represent you, secure responsibility and gain damages. If you need help with a wrongful death case, contact The Miller Law Firm.