Preston County Wrongful Death Lawyer

Preston County Wrongful Death LawyerThe attorneys at Adams Legal Group, PLLC have years of experience pursuing wrongful death cases for our clients throughout West Virginia. Located in Morgantown, WV, we handle a lot of cases in Preston County, WV and one or more of our attorneys is in Kingwood or elsewhere in Preston County on a weekly basis, making it easy for us to meet with you to discuss your claim. If you have lost a family member due to the negligence of another person, you may be entitled to damages. Even though money cannot replace a life, it can help with medical expenses and funeral expenses. Contact Adams Legal Group, PLLC for a free consultation if you have lost a loved one as a result of any of the following:

  • Medical negligence
  • Car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, accidents involving pedestrians, accidents involving bicycle, accidents involving DUI or DWI
  • Industrial accidents
  • Coal mine accidents
  • Faulty product accidents
  • Accidents at work or involving your employer
  • Other accidents resulting from negligence or misconduct

We do not charge a fee unless we obtain money for your loss. We understand that this type of case for a client can be a difficult time for you and your family. Losing a loved one is never easy, but with our attorneys representing you, that is one less worry and burden. Our attorneys fully commit to your case and work hard to pursue a monetary recovery on your behalf. We handle wrongful death cases in Preston County, specifically including the following areas:

  • Bruceton
  • Kingwood
  • Reedsville
  • Terra Alta
  • Masontown

West Virginia Statute of Limitation for Wrongful Death

Under West Virginia Code 55-7-6, the WV State Legislature has mandated how and by whom a wrongful death action can be brought, the types of damages allowed, and how the damages can be apportioned among the individuals who have been awarded the damages. By statute in West Virginia, a duly qualified administrator or executor of the decedent’s estate may bring an action within two years of death and may claim damages for the following elements:

  • Sorrow, mental anguish, and solace
  • Compensation for expected loss of the income of the decedent, services, protection, care and assistance,
  • Expenses for the care, treatment, and hospitalization of the decedent
  • Reasonable funeral expenses

If you and your family have suffered the loss of a loved one, because of the wrongful conduct of another person, medical provider, or company, in Preston County, West Virginia, please give us a call to discuss how we can help you and your family get the justice and compensation that you deserve. Our lawyers are in Kingwood, Preston County, WV every week and will arrange to meet with you in Kingwood, or we can come to your home, if that is more convenient. Please give us a call today: (304) 381-2166 or contact us through our contact form on our website for a FREE consultation.