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South Carolina Wrongful Death Lawsuits Help Families of DUI Victims Seek Justice

All South Carolina accidents that are caused by drunk drivers are completely preventable. Drivers who are under the influence tend to cause devastating accidents in which an innocent person often does not survive. If a loved one was a victim of a DUI accident, you most likely are angry and distraught over the unfairness of the situation.victim of a drunk driving accident

While you cannot go back in time and prevent the accident from happening, you can seek justice for the drunk driver’s negligent actions. As a family member of a loved one killed in a DUI accident, you can be compensated for your tragic loss through a South Carolina wrongful death lawsuit.

The South Carolina personal injury attorneys at Shelly Leeke Law Firm know that while money cannot bring back your loved one, holding the drunk driver responsible for their harmful actions is a priority. Drunk drivers must be punished for their negligence so that others realize the seriousness of drunk driving in South Carolina. Therefore, by filing a South Carolina wrongful death claim, you are not only seeking justice, but also showing the community that justice will be served.

Through a wrongful death lawsuit, families can receive compensation for medical and funeral expenses, loss of support and companionship, and loss of past and future wages. Compensation for punitive damages are also available in order to punish the drunk driver for their actions.

If you have lost of loved one in an accident caused by a drunk driver or would like more information about South Carolina wrongful death claims, contact Shelly Leeke Law Firm at 843.277.6061. A consultation with our personal injury attorney is always free and confidential.

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