Helping Injured Victims for Over 25 Years

Wrongful Death Attorney in Chapel Hill

Helping Families File Claims against Liable Parties

At Jensen Law Group, we dedicate our substantial experience and resources to helping the families of wrongful death victims receive their entitled justice and compensation. Our lawyer understands the severe emotional and financial burdens associated with wrongful death accidents. The loss of a loved one due to another person's negligence can tear families apart.

Our Chapel Hill wrongful death attorney provides zealous representation throughout North Carolina. Our extensive experience in handling catastrophic injury cases provides us with in-depth insights into how wrongful death situations can occur. We are dedicated to helping you pursue the best possible outcome for your wrongful death case.

Have you lost someone you love due to negligence? Contact Jensen Law Group for a free consultation to seek compensation with our Chapel Hill wrongful death attorney today.

Who Is Eligible To File a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina?

According to North Carolina law, a personal representative of the deceased’s estate is eligible to file a wrongful death claim, this representative could be named in the deceased’s will or estate plan.

If a personal representative does not exist, the court can appoint one. While anyone can be appointed, in North Carolina the surviving spouse, child, or parent of the deceased is a common choice.

What Damages Are Recoverable in a Wrongful Death Claim?

Depending on several factors, you may recover extensive damages, including:

  • Medical expenses leading up to your loved one's death
  • Loss of income or cash flow
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of society and companionship
  • Pain and suffering experienced by your loved one

What Is the Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations in North Carolina?

The statute of limitations is the time limit of when a claim must be filed before the claimant loses their opportunity. You have two years from the date of your loved one’s passing to file a claim before the statute of limitations runs out.

There are some circumstances where the statute of limitations may be extended, depending on the details of your case. An attorney from our firm can let you know your options.

Experienced Representation in All Personal Injury Matters

It is important that you contact a qualified, competent attorney to discuss your loved one's situation. Our lead attorney, John Jensen, has been practicing law for more than 25 years. He can evaluate the circumstances surrounding your loved one's accident to determine the best course of action.

His extensive experience includes pursuing wrongful death claims for a wide range of circumstances, including:

Do not delay — wrongful death litigation involves strict deadlines and regulations. We are dedicated to helping you pursue justice for your loved one.

We Hold Negligent Parties Accountable. Contact Us for a Free Initial Consultation.

Our legal team would be honored to assist you with your personal injury or wrongful death case. Our office is easily accessible off Interstate 40.

Call Jensen Law Group at (919) 335-7910 or reach out to our wrongful death lawyer online to schedule your free consultation. Get started on your case today.

  • Over 25 Years
    of Experience

    Our firm has handled some of the most complex cases in the state and have helped clients obtain record-setting recoveries.

  • One-On-One Relationship
    with the Attorney

    At Jensen Law Group, you won't get handed off to a paralegal. You'll work directly with attorney Jensen through the entire life of your case.

  • Big Firm Experience.
    Small Firm Attention.

    Attorney Jensen leverages his experience working at a big firm, but employs an individualized approach to all his cases.

  • Only Accept a Limited
    Number of Cases

    In order to dedicate the time and attention that each case deserves, attorney Jensen only takes on a limited number of cases at a time.