Wrongful Death

The loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences anyone can encounter. It is even more trying when the wrongful death is caused by the negligence of another. You deserve justice, and an experienced, caring law firm that can guide you through this tough time. Tidwell Strimban has over 30 years of combined experience helping families obtain justice when a loved one has died because of negligence.

Typically, wrongful death cases belong to a spouse and children (if any) of the deceased. The wrongful death case can come from any type of negligent or intentional injury that causes death, such as a motor vehicle wreck, truck wreck or motorcycle wreck.

In Georgia, a wrongful death claim is divided into two parts:

1. The first part is held by the deceased’s estate. This is a claim for any medical bills, lost income and pain and suffering that occurred before death. The law views these pre-death losses as debts due to the estate, so the spouse, or guardian of the minor children, must qualify as a representative of the deceased’s estate (executor or administrator) to sue for this portion of the claim. At Tidwell Strimban we will guide the family of the deceased through the legal matters and complications that arise when a loved one dies because of negligence.

2. The second part of the wrongful death claim is held personally by the spouse and children. This portion of the wrongful death claim provides compensation for the full value of the deceased’s life. This portion is explained to a jury by showing what the person did while alive. Was she a promising student? Was he a good father? Did he contribute to his community? Was she a member of a church or synagogue? Tidwell Strimban has obtained significant results making juries appreciate what was special about the lost loved one.

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In October 2015 my wife was a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk in front of a grocery store. She suffered multiple injuries including a traumatic brain injury from which she has yet to fully recover. We were referred to the Tidwell Strimban law firm after the insurance company made a very small settlement offer. It took over two years to reach a settlement 3 weeks before the case was scheduled to go to court. Robert and Aaron recognized the seriousness of the injuries and were very diligent in pursuing our claim to a satisfactory conclusion. WE would also note that the staff, Donna and Ashley are extremely good at keeping us informed at all times. We do not hesitate to highly recommend them for any personal injury matter.
Hank B.

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Mr. Tidwell and his staff are great people to deal with.  He was the first attorney I have ever had to use.  If I ever need to use an attorney again he will definitely be my go to guy.  When I had a question about something his staff was always there.  So if you are needing an attorney, Robert Tidwell is the guy to use.
Larry H

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I had been hesitant to hire a lawyer to represent me in my personal injury case, but once I met with the lawyers at Tidwell Strimban, I knew they were the right attorneys for me and that they could expertly handle my legal needs. Their experience, personal rapport and genuine concern for my health and well-being immediately put me at ease. They were always accessible and kept me informed throughout the entire process. They resolved my case in an extremely satisfactory, professional and expeditious manner. I would highly recommend Tidwell Strimban to anyone who needs a personal injury attorney.
Brian S.

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I can not say enough about the support I received from Tidwell Strimban. There is so much uncertainty after you have been in a car accident. All my fears were relieved after my first meeting, they literally took care of me from the moment we met. They fought for me from the beginning to the end and only had my best interest at heart. After a year of having Tidwell Strimban represent me, we achieved a wonderful settlement in the amount that was fair and just for my accident. I would highly recommend the Tidwell Strimban firm. When you are uncertain and your trust is at stake, place yourself in Tidwell Strimban’s hands, they will not only earn your trust, but work for you to gain the outcome that is fair and just for you as an individual. Could not have been a better experience in the most trying of times.
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