Tifton, GA (November 30, 2023) – A fatal crash reported in the Tifton area claimed one person’s life. The incident occurred on Tuesday, November 28, prompting the response of the Georgia Highway Patrol.
According to reports from GSP, an SUV entered Georgia Route 7 in the area near Post 13. While exiting the parking lot of a nearby business, the driver of the SUV failed to yield the right of way to a motorcycle. As a result, the two vehicles collided. The motorcyclist was severely hurt in the crash. The victim, identified as 27-year-old Matthew Tyler Barber, was pronounced deceased at the scene due to his injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Matthew Tyler Barber.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Georgia
Fatal crashes are reported every day in our state. These accidents take the lives of countless innocent victims every year. The unfortunate truth is that families are often forced to deal with life-changing and devastating consequences as a result of these accidents. After losing a loved one, families are able to take legal action against the person responsible. They have the ability to seek compensation for many of the losses that they face. Some of the losses that you can request following a fatal collision include:
- Loss of society and companionship
- Loss of love and affection
- Loss of spousal support
- Loss of care, protection, and guidance
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of parental care and guidance
In addition, you have the opportunity to request compensation to alleviate some of the expenses that you face following the death of your loved one. Some of these damages yet you can request include:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Medical costs
- Property repair or replacement costs
To ensure you have the best chance of protecting your rights after losing a loved one, it is important that you seek representation from a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. 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 fight to ensure you are able to get justice.
Losing a loved one due to the negligence of others is a gut-wrenching experience that no family should have to endure. At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the emotional and financial toll these losses can take on families. That’s why our team of dedicated attorneys will fiercely advocate for your rights and fight for fair compensation on your behalf. While it cannot bring back your loved one, receiving full compensation can help alleviate some of the financial burdens during this difficult time. Let us handle the legal aspect so you can focus on healing with your family. Do not wait to contact our fatal accident lawyers for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833. We are here to support and fight for you every step of the way.