wrongful death in Georgia

Can a Child Bring a Wrongful Death Case in Georgia on Behalf of a Deceased Parent?

Can a Child Bring a Wrongful Death Action in Georgia on Behalf of a Deceased Parent? An ER physician and his medical practice (“Defendants”) appealed from a trial court’s order denying their motion for judgment on the pleadings in a wrongful death action. They contended that the trial court erred by concluding that the Plaintiff… read more

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Georgia’s Wrongful Death Claim vs. Estate Claim

Georgia’s wrongful death statute explained Every life has value, and Georgia’s Wrongful Death Act ensures that the civil justice system protects those left behind. When another party’s actions result in the death of a loved one, the Georgia Wrongful Death Act establishes that the family, or estate, can claim “the full value of the life… read more

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