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Wrongful Death

Recovering After a Devastating Loss

The lawyers of Burke Harvey, LLC offer sound legal advice and dedicated, courageous representation to individuals and families in Alabama who have suffered the wrongful death of a loved one due to another’s negligence.

If you need knowledgeable and caring guidance in exploring your legal options concerning the wrongful death of a family member, we invite you to contact our offices in Birmingham today to discuss your situation in a free consultation with one of our experienced lawyers.

You will pay no legal fees or costs until we obtain a financial settlement or jury award on your wrongful death claim or lawsuit.

Real Recovery in Wrongful Death Cases

At Burke Harvey, LLC, we handle a full range of wrongful death cases statewide, including:

  • Fatal car accidents, truck accidents ATV accidents and boating accidents
  • Deaths caused by defective consumer products
  • Pharmaceutical liability claims (dangerous and deadly prescription drugs)
  • Workplace accidents
  • Death caused by hospital negligence or other medical malpractice

Wrongful death cases are substantially different in Alabama than in most other jurisdictions. State statutes set out specific processes, procedures and limitations that govern what is necessary to prevail and the damages that are compensable in a wrongful death lawsuit.

The Alabama Supreme Court has interpreted the wrongful death statute to award punitive damages in certain wrongful death cases. It takes a highly experienced and dedicated attorney to see to it that you recover the money you need to start a new life on solid financial footing after the loss of a loved one.

Contact Us Today

Please call our Birmingham offices at (205) 881-0555 to schedule a free consultation with an accomplished Alabama personal injury and wrongful death trial lawyer. You may also fill out the online form for a prompt response to your questions.

Client Testimonials

  • “I am blessed for them and their great work and happy to say and my denial for my LTD was overturned”

    - Ricky B.
  • “The insurance company went from hostile to immediately compliant, and quickly reversed their decision.”

    - Greg M.
  • “They are very knowledgeable of current laws and dealing with the big companies too!”

    - David P.
  • “I came away feeling that they generally cared about me and my situation, and were passionate as legal professionals about winning my appeal.”

    - Richard M.

Why Hire Burke Harvey?

Our Commitment to Excellence
  • Fearless Advocacy

    Our legal team is focused on providing strong, courageous legal representation for individuals & small businesses.

  • Experienced Attorneys

    Our attorneys have been practicing together since 1994 & are prepared to leverage that experience on your behalf.

  • Strong Legal Guidance

    We believe in making the law approachable by guiding our clients through every step of the complicated legal process.

  • Individualized Solutions

    We are committed to making personalized attention and client-focused representation our highest priority.