Wrongful death

contextualWrongfulTragedy strikes families in Mississippi thousands of times each year. After a family member is lost due to negligence in car wrecks, medical procedures or nursing home care, families are left with a great sense of loss. At the law firm of Stevens & Ward, we represent the family members of wrongful death victims and assist them in pursuing claims for compensation against liable parties. We are centrally located in metropolitan Jackson to serve your legal needs statewide.

We offer one-on-one, personalized service for grieving families. Call 601.301.2476 or toll free 800.656.8173 to discuss your legal options with a Jackson wrongful death attorney.

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It is important for us to be honest about what a wrongful death claim can accomplish. We know that family is priceless and there is nothing we can do to bring your loved one back or replace the void the loss has left you with. But under our system of justice, financial compensation is the only available way to hold negligent people accountable for their negligence and gain some sense of justice and closure.

Our attorneys and staff have extensive experience with wrongful death claims. We are skilled at recovering compensation from all available sources, including compensation for damages such as:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Lost wages/support
  • Pain and suffering
  • Anguish
  • Loss of love and affection

New changes in the law, called “tort reform,” have made these claims even more difficult. We are very familiar with this area of law and have comforted many families through our efforts to pursue just compensation. Wrongful death claims may include the death of an unborn fetus.

It is important to act quickly in these cases to allow for proper investigation and case preparation. To learn more about how we can help your family find justice, contact us for a free initial consultation with a lawyer.