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Have you lost a loved one due to negligence, recklessness, or criminal activity? The Law Office of Tanya F. Miller, LLC is ready to help you pursue the justice that you and your family deserve. As a former prosecuting attorney, Tanya Miller is dedicated to holding individuals accountable for the consequences of their actions and can use her experience and passion to help you seek the restitution you need.

Throughout her career, Attorney Miller has gained the respect of her community as a lawyer dedicated to integrity and empathy. She understands the complex and emotional nature of filing a wrongful death claim, which is why she will work relentlessly on your behalf to navigate the legal processes so that you and your family can focus on what is truly important.

Understanding the Laws of Wrongful Death Claims

In Georgia, a wrongful death claim can be filed by those who survive a lost loved one. These claims are filed to pursue compensation for the full value that has been lost. This can include the monetary losses from potential income, as well as the emotional losses of raising children or enjoying life with a spouse. However, in order to be eligible to pursue these damages, you must file a claim within two years of the incident that resulted in the death of your loved one.

Who is eligible to file for wrongful death in Georgia?

  • If survived by a spouse and children, the spouse can file on behalf of the children and himself or herself and the award is split between them all
  • If survived by a spouse only, the spouse can file on behalf of himself or herself
  • If survived by children only, the children can file and the award is split among them
  • If not survived by spouse or children, a parent can file a suit
  • If not survived by parent, spouse, or children, whoever is next of kin can file a suit on behalf of the estate

At the Law Office of Tanya F. Miller, LLC, we understand that nothing can change the past, but we also know that losing a loved one can place unnecessary financial strain on an already difficult time. Our goal is to help you receive the financial support that you need so that you and your family can move forward.

Take the First Step

With a reputation for providing personalized and empathetic legal support, you can trust that Attorney Miller will handle your case with the respect and professionalism you deserve. Our Atlanta wrongful death lawyer can help you understand your legal options in a free consultation.

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