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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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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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    As a Non-Tennessee resident, I selected Ponce Law after reading the reviews. You guys were spot on. This firm has some of the nicest, knowledgeable and easiest lawyers and staff to work with. I was amazed and very pleased with their diligence and work ethic! Even if I was worried about something and called for advice, they were quick to respond and answered my questions. I will highly recommend this firm.

    Terrence Harris 3 months ago
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    Ponce Law Firm, has been the best experience for both of my children. Attorney helped me through all the process in a very timely profesional way. The Staff has been by far the best! I highly recommend this law firm.

    Ailed Martinez 2 months ago
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    I called ponce law after my motorcycle crash. I worked with Brian and Cheyenne and they were phenomenal to work with, very responsive, and always kept me updated with the status of my case. Thank you Cheyenne and Brian highly recommend the Ponce team!

    ezekiel Johnson 3 months ago
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    Always very professional. When we first called we had no idea if we even had a case, they told us we did. And even though the resolution took a little bit longer than expected, the wait was worth it. They get results and I really appreciated that they consistently gave me updates on the status of my case without me even asking. Thank you Ponce Law!

    Karla Drumm 3 weeks ago
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    Ponce law was amazing! All of the attorneys and paralegals were extraordinary and very competent! And a special shout out to Monserrat for always keeping me updated and in the loop!!!

    Paul Little 3 months ago
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    My experience with Ponce law has been very positive! The paralegal team I had was very helpful through my case and I’m very happy with the outcome they were able to give me.

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    The day of my accident, I was riding my scooter and then all sudden… The car just popped out of that other oncoming traffic. As far as trying to find a lawyer… It seemed like we could do it on our own… But it still seemed so iffy! I asked a friend what he thought, they’d mentioned Michael Ponce. And then when it was mentioned… It wasn’t with like… any hesitation. You should call Ponce Law because they will exceed your expectations.

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