Atlanta, GA (December 21, 2023) – A teenager from the LaGrange, Georgia, area lost her life as a result of a car crash that occurred on Friday evening. The incident was reported just before 7:10 p.m.
According to reports from the Georgia State Patrol, a two-vehicle accident place on Georgia State Route 18 in the area near Hadley Road. Emergency officials from Harris County responded to the scene. Authorities confirmed that a Chrysler 300 collided with the Chevrolet Tahoe on the roadway after the driver of the Chrysler made an improper lane change. The impact of the crash caused the Tahoe to go off the roadway and overturned. A passenger in the Tahoe, identified as a 17-year-old female, was seriously injured in the crash. She was rushed to an area hospital, where she passed away after two days due to her injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia
Every day, our state sees reports of fatal car crashes. These incidents claim the lives of numerous innocent victims annually. Regrettably, families are left to deal with overwhelming and catastrophic consequences that these accidents bring. In the aftermath of losing a loved one, legal action can be taken against those at fault. This allows families to seek compensation for various losses incurred. Some examples of damages that you can recover after losing a loved one include:
- The loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of parental guidance and care
- Loss of companionship and society
- Loss of affection and love
- Loss of guidance, protection, and care
In addition, you may be able to recover compensation to alleviate some of the expenses you face following the death of a loved one. Some of these damages include:
- Costs associated with medical care
- Costs associated with property repair or replacement
- The cost of funerals and burials
A wrongful death lawyer can help you protect your rights as soon as possible if you have lost a loved one. Your attorney will be able to prove that you deserve compensation for these and other damages that you face. They will build a strong case against the defendant and make sure that you are able to get justice.
Experiencing the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of others can be extremely devastating. At Ted Greve & Associates, we recognize the emotional and financial strain that the unexpected loss can impose on your family. For this reason, our devoted team of attorneys is committed to championing your rights and advocating for equitable compensation on your behalf.
While it cannot bring back your loved one, obtaining full compensation can help alleviate some of the financial burdens during this challenging time. Allow us to manage the legal intricacies, enabling you to concentrate on healing with your family. You started on your case today by reaching out to our fatal accident lawyers for a complimentary case evaluation at (800) 693-7833. We are here to provide support and fight for you every step of the way.