Category: Wrongful Death
Monday, April 18, 2022
Importance of Obtaining a Tennessee Accident Report Involving a Fatality
According to a report by WBIR Channel 10 news in Knoxville, TN, the year 2020 recorded over 1,200 fatal car accidents on Tennessee roadways. Fatality car accidents are always a challenge for everyone involved. The accident scenes are difficult to investigate and endure for the involved officers, and obviously, the aftermath of such a tragedy is unbearable for the victim’s families. Following a non-fatal Tennessee auto accident, the report can be requested online w... Read More
Friday, March 5, 2021
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Suit in Tennessee?
Wrongful death claims occur when there is a fatality due to the negligence of another person. The devastation and despair a family feels when a loved one is unexpectedly taken from them due to the negligent actions of another person are unfathomable. The emotional and financial ramifications of losing a loved one can last forever. Coping with such a loss is difficult enough, compounded even more by the legal options that must be considered. Eligible Parties Tennessee Code 20-5-106 and pre... Read More
Friday, December 27, 2019
Which Type of Accidents Lead to Wrongful Death Claims
Which Type of Accidents Lead to Wrongful Death Claims? Wrongful death claims can be some of the most difficult legal matters to handle. The grief of dealing with the unexpected loss of a loved one combined with the financial and legal impact such claims can cause to a family can seem overwhelming. Having an experienced wrongful death attorney at The Chiozza Law Firm can assist family members as they overcome such a tragic and sudden loss. We have handled many wrongful death claims through... Read More
Friday, May 17, 2019
What Compensation Do Family Members and Loved Ones Receive After a Wrongful Death Claim?
Wrongful death claims are obviously some of the most trying legal matters an attorney can handle. Seeing the grief and heartache surviving family members must endure following an unexpected and avoidable death of a spouse or loved one is tremendously difficult. Not only must the surviving members cope with the initial shock of ones passing, funeral arrangements must be made, along with a multitude of other unexpected tasks. We have found that it is not until after the initial grieving proce... Read More
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
My Rights in Wrongful Death Claims
The unforeseen, tragic and typically avoidable death of a loved one can put affected lives into a tailspin. The grieving process can seem impossible and sometimes seemingly insurmountable, especially when combined with the anger and confusion related to a wrongful death. Legally speaking, a wrongful death is usually caused by negligence of another resulting in the victim’s premature passing. The Chiozza Law Firm has handled many wrongful death claims involving auto accidents, mo... Read More