Category Archives: Wrongful Death
Widow of Pipeline Worker Killed in 2016 Accident Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Georgia Company
The widow of a man who died in an explosion while working on a pipeline in 2016 filed a wrongful death lawsuit against his Georgia-based employer. In the lawsuit, the woman blames Colonial Pipeline, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, for her husband’s death and alleges negligence on the part of the company. She filed the claim […]
Appeals Court Allows Wrongful Death Suit to Proceed Against Seatbelt Company
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals declined to reconsider a decision it made in March to allow a wrongful death lawsuit to proceed against the defendant, a seatbelt manufacturer blamed for the death of a man in a car accident. The lawyers for the defendant, Autoliv Japan Ltd., asked the appeals court to certify a […]
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Georgia?
Per Georgia state law, a wrongful death is any fatality in which one or more parties cause the death of another individual due to reckless, negligent or criminal acts. In many situations, this comes down to a party failing to use reasonable care to prevent a serious injury or death when that party had a […]