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Understanding Your Right to Compensation in Georgia

The death of a loved one is always difficult, but it can be more so if the death that occurred in Georgia was caused by the criminal or negligent conduct of another. In most cases, the family of the victim may be able to bring a Wrongful Death lawsuit.

Wrongful Death Law in Georgia

Not everyone is allowed to bring a wrongful death lawsuit in Augusta.

In most situations, only the family members immediately related to the deceased will have the power to sue.

If you win your wrongful death lawsuit, you will be entitled to damages to compensate for funeral expenses, medical care that the deceased received, loss of companionship, and in very egregious cases, punitive damages.

In most situations, only the family members immediately related to the deceased will have the power to sue.

Georgia Wrongful Death Attorneys Can Help

Each state has a statute of limitations that starts running at death. If you do not bring your wrongful death lawsuit within that time period, you will lose your right to sue. This is why it is important that you contact a Augusta, Georgia Wrongful Death lawyer soon.

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Life in Augusta

Augusta, Georgia is a city consolidated with Richmond County, Georgia. This means that the government of the city and the county are one and the same. As of 2008, the Augusta-Richmond entity has a population of 195,000 people.

Augusta was founded in the colonial era, and was the second established town in what was, at the time, a British colony named Georgia.

Augusta, Georgia has recently seen an economic boom, thanks to a large concentration of businesses in the medical and biotech industries setting up shop there. It is home to the Medical College of Georgia, the state's only public medical school, and also offers a program in dentistry, graduate degrees in nursing, and others. This college attracts students from all over the country, increasing the local consumer base, and provides over 7,000 jobs.

Augusta is also home to Fort Gordon, an U.S. Army base that houses significant elements of the Army Signal Corps, and has about 30,000 occupants.

Needless to say, Augusta, Georgia lawyers need to be well-versed in several areas of law to stay competitive. The sheer diversity of industry and demographics in the area mean that there is almost certainly an Augusta, Georgia lawyer who is right for you.

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