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If your loved one died because of another person or party’s carelessness, the Nashville wrongful death lawyers at Ponce Law want to help you pick up the pieces. We’ll work hard to build a strong case for your claim and handle all the legal paperwork while you spend time with your family and friends. Contact our law firm at 615-244-4325 or fill out a free initial consultation form.

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Types of Wrongful Death Cases

We handle many types of wrongful death cases that are caused by negligence, such as:

  • Car Accidents
    Being a safe driver requires remaining attentive, focused, and safety-conscious from the moment you start your vehicle until the moment you put it into park at your destination. However, many drivers aren’t committed to safety when they get behind the wheel. Intoxicated, distracted, or reckless drivers can be held liable if they cause accidents that result in other people’s deaths.
  • Bus Accidents
    Bus drivers are held to high safety standards for their conduct, as buses may carry dozens of passengers. When bus drivers violate traffic laws or engage in unsafe practices, such as texting while driving, driving while impaired, or speeding, they can put innocent people in danger and cause potentially fatal crashes. When that happens, we hold them or their employers accountable.
  • Motorcycle Accidents
    Motorcyclists face certain risks that aren’t always present for those traveling on four wheels. However, motorcyclists shouldn’t need to face additional unnecessary dangers caused by negligent drivers. Unfortunately, some drivers fail to take extra precautions around motorcyclists by turning left in front of them, running them off the road, or following them too closely. Motorcycle accidents are often fatal, and it’s our goal to help families get compensation after deadly crashes.
  • Railroad Accidents
    Many railroads pass through residential and urban areas. Although drivers, pedestrians, and other people on the road are supposed to be protected from trains by crossing guards, barriers, alarms, and other equipment, many people die in railroad accidents every year. If your loved one was killed while walking, driving, or riding near a train, you may be eligible for compensation.
  • Trucking Accidents
    Truck drivers, truck manufacturers, and trucking companies may be careless during the operation, design, and maintenance of trucks. If their negligence leads to fatal accidents, they may be responsible for paying for the victim and families’ expenses.
  • Pedestrian Accidents
    All motorists must remain alert to avoid pedestrians—especially when driving near crosswalks. When drivers are distracted or driving too fast, pedestrians can suffer fatal consequences. These negligent drivers can be held liable for the victims’ medical bills and funeral costs.
  • Swimming Pool Accidents
    Pools can be great places to spend summer days, but they can also be deadly—especially for children. When pools aren’t properly fenced in or swimmers aren’t properly supervised, serious injuries and even death can occur. Our legal team fights for the rights of families who lost loved ones because of unsafe conditions in or around swimming pools.
  • Dog Bite Accidents
    Most dogs pose no threat to people, but some can bite without warning or a previous history of aggression. Dogs have long, sharp teeth, and some breeds are capable of causing significant damage and injuries to victims. People who are bitten by dogs face complications such as profuse bleeding and infection—both of which can be fatal. At Ponce Law, we hold negligent dog owners accountable when their pets injure or kill.

Wrongful death claims are sensitive matters. When you contact us, our law firm will do everything we can to make this time easier on your family. We’re here to help.

We’re Dedicated to Our Clients

At Ponce Law, we’re 100-percent committed to helping families like yours get the compensation they deserve after losing a loved one. The expenses associated with the death of a loved one can be overwhelming, especially when they were the primary income-earner of the family. You may have already spent a significant amount of money on medical bills after your loved one’s injury, and now you have to pay for funeral costs and burial expenses. Without your loved one’s income, it can be hard to keep your family’s head above water financially during this difficult time.

You’ve gone through enough—let us handle your legal claim. The last thing you need while grieving your loved one’s death is to deal with the insurance company and its tactics for reducing or denying your compensation claim. Call today, and see how our wrongful death lawyers can help your family during this challenging time.

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    I was driving down I-40 when I got hit by another car. I called Michael Ponce because I wanted an attorney right here in Nashville. As soon as I called, I knew I made the right decision, and Ponce Law got me the money I needed to get back on my feet. I highly recommend Ponce Law!

    – Rick

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    After my car accident, I wasn’t sure if I needed an attorney. I called Ponce Law for a free consultation. I’m so glad I made the call. I wanted a local attorney, and from the first call, to when my case was settled, I felt heard, valued, and taken care of.

    – ShaErica

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    I was on I-40 coming into Nashville and a car ran into the back of me. The accident was serious, and I needed surgery. I did ask an attorney friend of mine whom I should call, and he said call Ponce Law. The folks at Ponce Law were outstanding and got us a large settlement.

    – Alex

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