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Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Attorney in Charleston

Representing Grieving Families with Compassion & Dedication

The loss of a loved one is always a difficult experience. When that loss could have been avoided and is the direct result of someone’s negligence, it is absolutely devastating. If you have suffered the heartbreaking loss of someone you love because of another’s carelessness or recklessness, you may be filled with anger, grief, and confusion about what to do next.

Attorney Mark Troy is an experienced wrongful death lawyer in Charleston who is committed to supporting you through this painful time. He can fight for your legal rights and aggressively pursue compensation from those responsible for your loss.

Contact Troy Law Firm online or at (304) 315-2299 to discuss your case for free. Mark Troy welcomes clients from Charleston, Huntington, Ashland, Prestonsburg, and beyond.

What Is Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death occurs when a life is cut short due to the wrongful and negligent actions of another. While these cases are often the result of accidents, there may have been negligence involved in the accident that was the root cause of the death. A wrongful death claim is meant to provide the family of the deceased with compensation for their loss and, in some instances, punish the wrongdoer for intentional or reckless misconduct.

Wrongful death cases can be incredibly complicated and involve a multitude of factors. If you’ve lost a family member because of someone’s negligence, you need an experienced and compassionate Charleston wrongful death attorney on your side. Mark Troy has the knowledge, skill, and depth of resources necessary to fully investigate your claim and determine the cause of death and what party or parties are responsible. He understands how emotionally difficult these types of cases can be, and he can fight vigorously on your behalf.

Causes of Wrongful Death

If your loved one’s death is caused by another’s negligence, Mark Troy can work exhaustively to pursue justice and financial recovery for your family.

He has helped families that have lost loved ones in cases involving:

In any of these situations, we work tirelessly to build a compelling case for you and your family. Mr. Troy won’t be intimidated by large insurance companies and he never backs down from a fight.

Compensation in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

We know that no amount of money will ever fully compensate you for your loss and nothing can measure the amount of emotional pain and suffering your family is enduring. However, a wrongful death lawsuit can help your family stay afloat during this difficult time and hold those responsible for your loss accountable for their negligence.

Depending on the details of your case, you may be able to seek compensation for:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Medical bills
  • Loss of financial contributions
  • Loss of benefits
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of guidance
  • Punitive damages in some cases

If you’ve lost someone you love due to someone’s negligence, please contact Troy Law Firm at (304) 315-2299 to schedule a free consultation.


The Opinions that Matter Most
  • Striving for fair and just outcomes for any individual needing help.

    - Gary
  • Mark kept me informed regarding my cases from beginning to end and was responsive to my questions and needs.

    - Linda
  • He was able to aggressively demonstrate liability against the other party.

    - Anonymous

Why Hire Troy law Firm?

Your Recovery Depends On It
  • Aggressive, Caring Representation

    You will work directly with an attorney who is passionate about helping victims of injury to recover.

  • Customized Legal Approach for Each Client

    Attorney Mark Troy is a fierce litigator who combines legal skill with respect and understanding of each client.

  • Over 25 Years of Experience

    The firm boasts over 25 years of legal experience & access to outstanding experts across various fields.

  • Former Defense Attorney Experience

    As a former insurance defense attorney, Mark Troy possesses valuable insight into their tactics.

  • Small Firm With Big Attention

    The firm's size and overhead provides Attorney Mark Troy with the flexibility to take on cases that others don't.

  • An Attorney Directly Handles Your Case

    You will not be treated like a case file that is passed from staff to staff. An attorney will handle your case directly.

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