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Accidental Death Attorneys Augusta Can Rely On

Dedicated, Experienced, and Ready to Fight For You.

We don’t fight for what’s easy, we fight for what’s right. That means we always pursue the full value of your settlement–because that’s what you, your lost loved one, and your family deserve.

When a parent, child or spouse loses a loved one, surviving family members understandably experience intense pain and grief. While these powerful emotions are anticipated when a close family member dies of natural causes, family members may struggle even more when the death is the unanticipated consequence of careless, inattentive or intentional actions. Montlick holds those responsible for this tragedy accountable.

Here to Help. Here to Win.

In an overwhelming period of life, Montlick offers relief from the stress of dealing with the complicated insurance and legal matters that accompany a catastrophic injury. We handle all aspects of your case—including navigating the intentionally confusing insurance minefields—so that you get the money you deserve and you can focus on yourself and your family.

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1289 Reviews!
Caring, professional and thorough. They go above and beyond to make sure your well being is taken care of first. Both Douglas and Gia are a team that cannot be matched by any other firm. They call you within the first week to let you know they take their job very serious without any form of arrogance. Thank you for representing me and my child! I'm a client for life!
I highly recommend Ellis C. Liu! Thank you Montlick & Associates for everything!
Attorney Alyssa White & Antonia Morris were great to work with. They were accessible to answer questions and always provide timely responses and continuous updates of the process. Attorney Alyssa reached out to me to provide me an update days before having her baby… I would say that’s SUPERB dedication to service. I appreciate all the work & support you both provided. Thank you Attorney Alyssa White & Antonia Morris Legal Assistant & the Montick & Associate Law Firm for representing me in my time of need.Sincerely,Rita Williams
Scott Patterson did a good job. Thank you.Thumbs up to Jeff Drew also.
Mrs. Sara Root and her assistant Chris are the best..Mrs. Root is a very smart attorney she does her research and analyze everything about your case!! I had a spinal injury that resulted to surgery due to being rear ended in a car accident ..They kept me updated through every step..Chris called to check on me often and Mrs. Root made sure i understood everything..Yes i will have back pains in the future but she ensured that i was well compassionated for my life changes due to my injury.. I am so grateful to have had them during my recovery process. Thanks guys!..We met and talk about God m having faith and a connection! I give Montlick a 10 out of 10..I highly recommend them..Thanks to all that participated in making this process smooth and successful!! Awesome Awesome Awesome Team!!
Thanks for all your help and support.
We would highly recommend Montlick and Associates if you’re injured in an accident. The staff is very professional and kept us up to date as our case progressed. They check on you to make sure you’re ok. They just make the process easy. Thank you for taking care of us!
They kept me updated and worked with me to answer any and all questions I had.I would definitely recommend them to all my friends and anyone needing any of the services they offer.Thank you again for all of your help.
Thank you for a fast easy process!! You guys rock! The communication was awesome ! I highly recommend !
Thank you, Montlick and associates, for taking my case. Special thanks to Scott Paterson and his secretary Sarah for your patience and always encouraging when me it got tough. You put in all your effort to make sure I was compensated. I wish I could give you 100 stars. God bless you all, and thank you.
Montlick and Associates at Executive Park in Atlanta, Ga have been the most professional and customer service oriented firm I've had the pleasure of working with despite the circumstance I was in. They were able to assist me with 1 case successfully in December 2019.I recently needed additional assistance in October 2023 for a 2nd case. This time Montlick and Associtates could not directly assist me due to the nature of my request, but they were able to point me into the right direction on where I can receive attorney services.That was such a huge relief! Thank you to Nick Vocino and his office and team!
I couldn’t have chosen a better law firm to handle the case of my accident which was not my fault! Jason Saltzman was my attorney and he was amazing and he didn’t leave any stones unturned! He worked for the absolute most for me and got me the care I needed ! And Esmeralda, his senior legal assistant, was always there when I had questions and would always email me back very quickly if I had questions and she and Jason really put my mind at ease while going through all of this ! He got me the maximum of what I deserved and worked hard on my case! I’d give them 100 stars if I could because they are the best! I’d recommend them anytime any day for anyone who needs an attorney who cares and one that will answer you no matter what and answer any questions that you may have ! Thank you so much Jason and Esmeralda !!!!⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Amber and Nick have been an outstanding team. They guided me through the legal process after my accident and always kept me up-to-date with progress on my case. Amber was always available to answer any questions, and was so polite and professional. Both Nick and Amber really did an amazing job of making me feel like I was their priority. Thanks so much to both of you!
Although the circumstances that led me to Montlick and Associates were not pleasant, this firm was a joy to work with. Nick Vocino and his team, especially "Amber Starks: ("AmberfromMrVocinosoffice"). They were very friendly, knowledgeable, and professional at all times. They paid close attention to items that I thought were "little things" and answered all of my concerns. They made my family feel important and treated us as such. Thank you for your hard work. I would certainly recommend this firm to others, especially my family and friends.
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We Help the Bereaved Financially Recover 

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At Montlick, we treat you with the empathy and respect you deserve. We handle your case as if it were our own, or the case of our own loved one. We work hard to make your life easier during a difficult time.

Justice after tragedy

Montlick has successfully represented relatives of the wrongfully deceased for more than 40 years. We know how to demand justice for your loved one–and win.

We represent wrongful deaths caused by: 
  • Auto accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Workplace negligence
  • and more
Augusta Wrongful Death Lawyers

Justice for Your Loved One, Support for You

We know that dealing with legal procedures and insurance hurdles can be overwhelming while also coping with the grief and the financial challenges that accompany the loss of a loved one. That’s why we’re here. We take charge of your case so you can prioritize yourself and your family. We know these situations are extremely difficult, and we are here for you every step of the way.

Our dedicated and compassionate Augusta wrongful death attorneys are committed to getting victims’ families the maximum compensation possible, and holding the person or people responsible for your loved one’s death accountable.

Augusta Wrongful Death Attorneys

How Can an Augusta Wrongful Death Lawyer Help Me?

An Augusta wrongful death legal claim usually involves two separate and distinct claims: (1) wrongful death action and (2) survival action. The damages in a wrongful death action are not part of the decedent’s personal estate but instead damages paid to compensate the family members because a loved one has been taken from them.

The damages recoverable are measured by the full value of the decedent’s life from his or her perspective. This includes both economic loss like lost future income based on typical life expectancy, and other, more intangible forms of loss such as loss of enjoyment of life experiences and pain and suffering between the time of the incident that caused injury and the time of death.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim? 

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The surviving spouse has the first priority in bringing a wrongful death claim in Georgia but any recovery must be shared with children of the decedent. If the person who dies is unmarried, then any children of the decedent may pursue a wrongful death claim.

Where the decedent has neither a surviving spouse nor children, the parents of the decedent may bring the wrongful death action. If a decedent has no surviving family members with any of these family relationships, then the executor of the estate may bring the wrongful death action on behalf of the next of kin.

The other legal claim that is typically brought in conjunction with a wrongful death claim is a survival action. The administrator of a decedent’s estate may also bring a claim for the damages suffered directly by the decedent. The action is called a survival claim because the purpose of the action is to have someone step into the shoes of the decedent.

The damages recoverable in a survival action include medical expenses, funeral/burial costs and pain and suffering if the decedent did not die instantly. Punitive damages may also be recoverable by the estate of the decedent if the facts support such damages.

Because our Georgia wrongful death lawyers have been representing the families of those whose death has been caused by a third party since we were founded in 1984, we are qualified to handle a wide variety of wrongful death claims including:

  • Auto accident cases
  • Trucking accidents
  • Falls from elevations
  • Rollover accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Violent crimes
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Negligent security
  • Construction accidents
  • Industrial accidents
  • Occupational illnesses

Our Georgia wrongful death attorneys understand the grief and financial hardship faced by family members of those who lost their lives due to intentional criminal or negligent conduct by a third party.

We believe in providing legal services based on compassion, commitment and personalized attention. We know that the emotional challenges faced by families of wrongful death victims are compounded if a lawyer fails to return phone calls or provide case status updates, so we promise to keep our clients informed about the progress of their claims and answer any questions promptly and thoroughly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers When You Need Them Most

Another lawyer told me I don’t have a case. What should I do?
We always recommend that if a lawyer rejects your personal injurycase, that you should seek a second opinion about your claim from a trusted personal injury lawyer.
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What are punitive damages?
Punitive damages, also known as exemplary damages, are a type of damages awarded in a civil lawsuit, intended to punish the defendant for their wrongful conduct and deter them and others from engaging in similar conduct in the future.
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How long do I have to pursue a wrongful death claim?
The period of time can be as short as one year or as long as eight years
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Who can file a wrongful death claim?
The rights of plaintiffs to pursue wrongful death claims, including the proper parties to bring a claim, are subject to the applicable law of a particular state, and the types of damages recovered can significantly vary from state-to-state as well.
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Because we can’t stop accidents from happening, we do what we can to help minimize their long-term impact. We put more money in your pocket, where it belongs.