Four Decades Of Experienced, Aggressive Representation

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A Compassionate Legal Ally In Wrongful Death Cases

It’s an unimaginable tragedy when a loved one dies as the result of the negligence of others. Somehow, you and your family must carry on.

Your loved one’s companionship can never be replaced. We understand that. But we also know that your family deserves fair and just compensation for your loved one’s wrongful death whether in a motor vehicle accident, workplace incident or surgery.

A lawsuit can send a strong message to the negligent parties in hopes that such a tragedy doesn’t happen again. The Law Offices of West & Smith, L.L.P., in Southern Pines is prepared to help your family through this difficult period. We are caring, attentive, experienced and aggressive in advocating for our clients in wrongful death actions.

When pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit in North Carolina, it’s crucial to understand that the statute of limitations on such cases is two years, which is shorter than most personal injury cases. Our trial-tested attorneys will guide you while ensuring you meet all critical legal deadlines.

Getting Compensation You And Your Family Deserve

Our two attorneys each has practiced law since 1975. We are skilled and will oversee your legal claim in securing compensation for:

  • The sorrow and mental anguish that you and your family are trying to overcome
  • All medical expenses related to your loved one’s hospitalization
  • Funeral expenses, which are unexpected and costly
  • The lost income and necessary care of the decedent

It’s important to contact a lawyer as soon as you can because the statute of limitations clock is ticking. As the next of kin, you are entitled to compensation, and we will do our best to make sure that this happens.

Lawyers Who Care. Call Us Now.

Grieving families need as much support as they can get after the wrongful death of a loved one. You can take legal action and are encouraged to do so. The pain from your loved one’s death may never subside, and we know that money can never replace him or her.

We offer free initial consultations, so please contact us online or call 910-684-3998.