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Did You Wrongfully Lose a Loved One?

If you lost a loved one due to another person's careless actions, Jay and Brent are here for you and ready to help you seek the justice and compensation you need to help you move forward.

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Losing a loved one is devastating, and when that loss is a result of another’s careless or reckless actions, it can also feel like a betrayal. While it may feel impossible to know what to do next, it’s important to understand that you have rights. Although compensation can’t bring your loved one back, it can provide the financial relief needed to help you begin to move forward.

Jay and Brent and our team of Chattanooga, TN, wrongful death lawyers are here to serve as your compassionate partners in seeking the justice and compensation you deserve after the loss of your loved one. Call The McMahan Law Firm today to learn more through a free case review.

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Getting Help Is Simple

What you’ve been through is simply immeasurable. That’s why we want to take this burden off your shoulders so you can focus your time on what’s most important. It only takes one phone call to get started and we will take care of everything from there.

You Deserve Justice and Compensation

The pain of losing a loved one is indescribable, and losing a loved one because of someone else’s careless actions is unfair and cruel. You deserve justice and compensation for your loss, and we’re dedicated to helping you seek everything you’re entitled to.

No Costly Upfront Fees

The last thing you should have to worry about when grieving the loss of your loved one is a costly, upfront fee for an attorney. That’s why you won’t owe us a single penny unless we successfully collect compensation for your loss.

We Know What You’re Going Through

Dealing with the loss of a loved one brings unprecedented emotional and financial difficulties. Not only do you have to figure out how to manage life without your loved one, but you may also need to replace their income or account for other unexpected financial responsibilities. At The McMahan Law Firm, we will help you understand your rights and fight for the justice and compensation you and your family are entitled to. A wrongful death claim cannot bring your loved one back, but it can provide you with some of the funds you need to take care of your family and move forward. Contact us today to learn more about how we can fight for you.

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What Our Clients are Saying About Us

5 Star Reviews

I feel that the McMahan Law Firm put me first. I’m very satisfied with the results that I received from them, and I would recommend them to anyone. I thank you very much.

-B.C.
5 Star Reviews

I want to thank each and every one involved in my case. I have no doubt I would not have succeeded on my own. I’m glad I listened to my sister advising me to use an attorney. The McMahan Law Firm is tops. Thanks again.

-S.C.
5 Star Reviews

Julie Gee did an outstanding job for me and I greatly appreciate it. I would recommend her and the law firm to anyone. Thanks for everything.

-B.K.
5 Star Reviews

I want to thank you again for representing me. The McMahan Law Firm is not only a good law firm; [the staff and lawyers] are good people as well. I would recommend you to a friend or enemy. Thank you again.

-G.W.
5 Star Reviews

I just wanted to thank you for the all the hard work that the McMahan Law Firm has done for me. I appreciate your patience and determination, and of course your super skills in the courtroom. This has been life changing for me and my family, God bless all of you!! Thanks again and take care.

-W.J.
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Your team makes the clients feel like their case is important no matter how small the case may be or how small the benefits may be.

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Very impressed and thankful for the manner in which you do business… most certainly for the people… from greeting [me] at the door throughout all business handled. Please never fail to keep up the good work. Thanks again.

-L.P.
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Brent was always honest, thoughtful and understanding. We are grateful for the time you spent on us.

-R.D.
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Jay [is] a very good lawyer, and he was also concerned about my well-being. Janice was always there to answer any questions that we had.

-T.G.

Do I Have Grounds for a Wrongful Death Claim in Chattanooga?

Jay and Brent are here to help you understand your legal options and pursue any compensation you may be entitled to. You may have grounds to file a wrongful death claim in Chattanooga if:

  • You lost a loved one due to someone else’s careless actions.
  • You are still within the statute of limitations, or the legal time you have to file a wrongful death claim.
  • You have a direct relationship to the deceased: usually a spouse, child, or parent.

Our Chattanooga, TN, wrongful death lawyers will be there for you every step of the way, helping you and your family seek the justice and compensation you’re entitled to after your loss.

Did You Lose a Loved One Due to Someone Else’s Carelessness?

We’re here to fight for the justice and compensation you are entitled to. Contact us today to learn more about your legal options.

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What Compensation Can I Seek Through a Wrongful Death Claim?

Once we have determined you have grounds for a wrongful death claim, our attorneys will walk you through what compensation you may be entitled to. You may be able to seek compensation for:

  • Loss of your loved one’s income
  • Loss of your loved one’s support
  • Loss of the services your loved one provided for the family, including cleaning, cooking, childcare, and senior care in the household
  • Loss of your loved one’s companionship and guidance
  • Mental and emotional anguish from the loss of a loved one
  • Your loved one’s final medical expenses
  • Punitive damages, when the responsible party committed an illegal action
  • Funeral expenses

We’re here to help make sure you seek every penny you’re entitled to. Contact us today, and let us fight for the compensation you deserve.

Our Results Speak For Themselves!

Motorcycle Accident

$1,250,000.00

Motorcycle Accident

$1,000,000.00

Brain Injury

$950,000.00

Truck Accident

$850,000.00

Motorcycle Accident

$800,000.00

Truck Accident

$500,000.00

Motorcycle Accident

$500,000.00

Car Accident

$230,000.00

Workers’ Comp

$225,000.00

Truck Accident

$200,000.00

What Happens Next?

You’re ready to talk with one of our wrongful death attorneys. Here’s what you can expect.

Our lawyers will talk with you about your case in a consultation that is absolutely free to you. We will advise you on the best next steps for you from there.

Your lawyer will collect and compile evidence that will help build your case.

Your attorney will handle negotiations for the settlement amount you deserve, while you focus on what really matters: being with your family in your time of need.

If necessary, you may need to go to court with your attorney to settle your wrongful death claim. This is rare since most insurance companies want to settle out of court. If you do have to go to court, our attorneys will fight for the justice and settlement amount you deserve, and we will be with you every step of the way.

Once a fair settlement amount is agreed upon by both parties, our office will receive your check on your behalf, and we will reach out to you immediately so you can get the funds you need.

Did You Lose a Loved One in an Accident?

Jay and Brent are here to help you through this difficult time and seek the justice and compensation you deserve on your behalf.

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Chattanooga Wrongful Death Frequently Asked Questions

Compensation for your wrongful death claim may include both financial losses and compensation for the loss of your loved one’s companionship and presence. Our attorneys can review your case in a free case review and help you understand what compensation you may be able to seek with a wrongful death claim. Contact us today to learn more.

Usually, the closest relatives to the deceased have the first right to file a wrongful death claim: the spouse first, then the parents of a child or the adult children of a deceased parent.

Your entire family can file only a single wrongful death claim.

You should start the process of filing a wrongful death claim as soon as possible. This will give your attorney time to compile evidence and statements and build a strong case on your behalf. Contact us right now to get started today.