Wrongful Death Attorney

Injury Attorney Serving Clients Near Charleston and Huntington, West Virginia, and Ashland and Prestonsburg, Kentucky.

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 who is committed to supporting you through this painful time. He will fight for your legal rights and aggressively pursue compensation from those responsible for your loss.

Contact Troy Law Firm, PLLC today online or at 304-345-1122 to discuss your case for free. Mark Troy welcomes clients from Charleston and Huntington, West Virginia, Ashland, Kentucky, and other areas throughout West Virginia and in Eastern Kentucky.

What Is Wrongful Death?

mom and kids visiting headstone in graveyardWrongful 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 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 will fight vigorously on your behalf.

Causes of Wrongful Death

If your loved one’s death is caused by another’s negligence, Mark Troy will work exhaustively to pursue justice and financial recovery for the family. He has helped families that have lost loved ones in cases involving:

In any of these types of cases, we work tirelessly to build the most 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

Call Today to Discuss your Wrongful Death Claim for Free

If you’ve lost someone you love due to someone’s negligence, please contact Troy Law Firm, PLLC at 304-345-1122 as soon as possible to discuss your case for free. We welcome clients from Charleston and Huntington, West Virginia, Ashland, Kentucky, and other areas throughout West Virginia and in Eastern Kentucky.