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Fatal Accident in Columbus County, North Carolina (NC)

What Happened

A deadly accident took place near the Columbus County and Brunswick County line on February 24, 2013.

According to highway patrol a Cadillac headed west on 74/76 collided with a white van and continued to drive. A little further down the road the Cadillac crossed over the median and careened into a Chevrolet almost head on. The driver of the Chevrolet died at the scene.

It suspected the driver of the Cadillac was under the influence of drugs at the time of the accident, and he will be charged with 2nd degree murder among other charges.

The North Carolina Wrongful Death Lawyers’ Perspective

This is a very tragic accident, and our hearts go out to the family of the victim. It is always hard to lose a loved one, especially in a negligent accident of this nature. When a family experiences a wrongful death they need experienced counsel to advise them and to make sure the person or company responsible is held accountable for their loss. A wrongful death lawsuit can be filed against any person or organization seen to be responsible for another person's death whether it be accidental or deliberate. Every wrongful death claim is different but the first step is to investigate the facts surrounding the death to learn what caused it, next to prove how the wrongdoer was a cause of your loved one’s death. These facts will establish will determine the strength of a wrongful death claim.  Although we know there is no monetary amount that can replace your loved one, it is possible to get compensation for funeral and burial expenses, loss of support and loss of future income to help support those who were left behind. If you have lost a loved one due to the negligent actions of another party, contact an experienced North Carolina (NC) wrongful death attorney to help you fight for the compensation you deserve.

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