Leland, NC (November 23, 2023) – A motorcycle crash took place in the Leland area that claimed one person’s life. According to reports from the Leland Police Department, a collision involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle occurred just after 9:00 p.m.
Authorities responded to the scene of the accident near the intersection of Village Road and South Navassa Road and closed down the roadway. The two people on the motorcycle, identified as 38-year-old Christina Nicole Jenkins and 39-year-old Jerrad Isaiah Cornish, were both severely injured. The two victims were declared deceased at the scene. At this time, investigations into the crash are underway.
We offer our condolences to the families of Christina Nicole Jenkins and Jerrad Isaiah Cornish at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in North Carolina
The United States experiences over 40,000 fatalities annually as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Sadly, our state is not immune to these incidents, as countless people lose their lives in preventable accidents every year.
When an innocent victim dies as a result of another party’s negligence or wrongdoing behind the wheel, surviving family members may be entitled to recover financial compensation for the damages that they face by filing a legal claim against the responsible party. These damages can help cover funeral expenses, medical bills, and lost income and provide some financial security during an already difficult time.
It is crucial to note that each state has its own laws regarding wrongful death claims and the available damages. While monetary compensation cannot bring back your loved one or ease your grief completely, it can help alleviate some of the financial burdens caused by their untimely passing.
To pursue a wrongful death claim successfully, you will need to establish four key elements: duty of care (the responsible party owed a duty of care), breach of duty (they failed to meet this obligation), causation (their actions directly caused the fatality), and damages (the specific losses suffered as a result).
Working with an experienced wrongful death attorney can greatly help when it comes to navigating through these complex legal proceedings. They will guide you through gathering evidence and negotiating with insurance companies or at-fault parties’ attorneys on your behalf while ensuring that your rights are protected throughout the process.
At Ted Greve & Associates, our motorcycle accident lawyers understand the pain and stress that come with such tragic situations. That’s why our experienced wrongful death attorneys are committed to helping clients receive full and fair compensation while providing compassionate support during this difficult time. Our goal is not only to secure financial stability for our clients but also to help them find closure and peace of mind in moving forward. If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, contact our personal injury law firm by calling (800) 693-7833 to schedule a free case evaluation. We are here to fight for your rights and provide you with trusted legal representation every step of the way.