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It is devastating when you lose a spouse, parent, child or domestic partner in a motor vehicle accident. The uncertainty of a future without your loved one is terrifying, daunting and frightening, both emotionally and financially.

Turn to Kevin Paul Childers, a qualified wrongful death lawyer who, with a background of more than 25 years of legal experience, makes sense of the legal and financial aspects of your loss and obtains financial compensation from those responsible.

Virginia wrongful death damages

A “wrongful death” in a car accident describes a situation in which someone dies because of the negligent, careless, intentional or reckless act of another person or entity. Virginia has a set of laws detailing how survivors can pursue a wrongful death claim. A successful wrongful death attorney in Manassas can obtain compensation for the surviving family members.

State law says damages can be sought for:

  • Sorrow, mental anguish and solace
  • Compensation for reasonably expected loss of income, services, protection, care and assistance provided by the decedent
  • Medical expenses
  • Reasonable funeral expenses
  • Punitive damages

Voted the best attorney in Prince William County by local readers in News & Messenger for five consecutive years, Kevin Paul Childers is devoted to caring for the survivors of wrongful death victims inside the courtroom and out.

Virginia wrongful death claimants

Wrongful death laws in Virginia allow only individuals with a specific type of relationship to the victim to file a wrongful death suit and obtain damages. Below are the heirs who may pursue legal action, in descending order of priority, according to state law:

  • Surviving spouse, children of the deceased and children of any deceased child of the deceased
  • If there is no surviving spouse, child or grandchild, damages may go to parents, brothers and sisters of the deceased or any relative who is primarily dependent on the decedent for support or services and is a member of the decedent’s household
  • If there is no child or grandchild, but there is a surviving spouse, damages may be awarded to the spouse and parents

An experienced attorney can further discuss in detail the additional distribution of awards in a wrongful death case depending on the details of the decedent’s family. The team at Kevin Paul Childers, P.C. is ready to handle your case vigorously and swiftly.

Contact an experienced wrongful death lawyer in Manassas for a free consultation

Our law firm meets with injured people and their families in our office, at your home or in your hospital room. If you are searching for a well-qualified wrongful death attorney in Northern Virginia, call Kevin Paul Childers, P.C. at (703) 330-6300 or contact us online. We take calls 24/7.

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