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Home > Hilton Head Wrongful Death Lawyer

Wrongful Death Attorney
For Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, & Beaufort South Carolina (SC) Area

A wrongful death lawsuit alleges that the decedent was killed as a result of the negligence (or other liability) on the part of the defendant, and that the surviving dependents or beneficiaries are entitled to monetary damages as a result of the defendant's conduct. 

A wrongful death claim may arise out of a number of circumstances, such as:

A wrongful death claim generally consists of four elements:

  • The death was caused, in whole or part, by the conduct of the defendant;
  • The defendant was negligent or strictly liable for the victim’s death;
  • There is a surviving spouse, children, beneficiaries or dependents; and
  • Monetary damages have resulted from the victim’s death.

Consider hiring an attorney
If a member of your family was killed as a result of another party's negligent or reckless actions, your experienced wrongful death attorney at Kiker Law Firm can determine:

  • If you still have time to file a wrongful death lawsuit
  • If you are eligible to bring such a suit
  • Whether there is enough evidence that the defendant caused the wrongful death
  • What damages you might be able to recover
  • The best strategy to settle or litigate your case

Your attorney at Kiker Law Firm can assist in obtaining the information necessary to win the case including:

  • Medical evidence
  • Police reports
  • Physical evidence of an accident or violence
  • Expert evidence on many subjects, including faulty products, drug side effects, and medical malpractice.

Kiker Law Firm attorneys can interview and screen witnesses on your behalf, make phone calls and write letters for you and negotiate a settlement.  If your case goes to court, your lawyer will deal with all the procedural and evidentiary issues, filing pleadings, obtaining evidence through discovery and appearing in court.

Professional negotiators will be involved in your case and it is critical to have a professional negotiator on your side as well.  Litigating a wrongful death lawsuit effectively commands a comprehensive knowledge of the law and the determination to fight for your rights.

Dedicated to the Client
Wrongful death cases are a highly technical and specialized field.  The attorneys at Kiker Law Firm have extensive experience in wrongful death cases.  Our staff can aggressively pursue full compensation for all of your losses.

We offer a free consultation and evaluation of your case. Simply complete a free consultation form online or call us at 843-842-7300. We'd be happy to meet with you and help you make an informed decision regarding your claim for the wrongful death of your loved one.



Kiker Law Firm
2 Corpus Christie Place
(Professional Building ~ Suite 200)
Hilton Head Island

(843) 842-7300

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5303
Hilton Head Island, SC 29938