Two Dead and One Injured in Charleston Crash
Two people recently died and another was injured in a two-vehicle crash on I-77 South.
According to Charleston Police, Edriene Sutton, 24, of Charleston, was transported to CAMC to receive medical treatment for injuries sustained in the crash.
The passenger in Sutton’s vehicle included Brittany Weldon, 27, of Charleston. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle involved in the crash was Joshua Robinson, 37, of Charleston. Robinson was also pronounced dead at the scene.
According to emergency dispatch operators, the accident occurred around 3 am near the Leon Sullivan exist.
The crash is currently under investigation by the Charleston police.
Deadly Car Crashes Upend Lives
Have you lost a loved one in a fatal car crash? Were you involved in an incident in which someone perished?
You might have a right to compensation.
A wrongful death lawsuit can provide compensation to those affected by the loss of someone in a vehicle crash.
How do you know a wrongful death lawsuit is appropriate?
The death of a loved one is always a tragedy, but when the death was caused by someone else’s negligence or intentional wrongdoing, it can be especially difficult to cope. If you’re considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit, you may be wondering when the right time is to take legal action.
There is no single answer to this question, as every case is unique. However, there are a few general factors to consider when deciding whether or not to pursue a wrongful death claim.
First, you’ll need to determine if you have a legal right to file a lawsuit. In most cases, only certain family members (such as a spouse or child) of the deceased person will be able to file a claim.
Next, you’ll need to consider if there is enough evidence to prove that the other party was responsible for your loved one’s death. In order to recover damages in a wrongful death lawsuit, you will have to demonstrate that the defendant acted negligently or intentionally and caused harm or loss through their actions.
Finally, you’ll need to decide if filing a lawsuit is the best way to help your family cope with your loss. While financial compensation can’t undo the tragedy of a wrongful death, it can help ease the financial burden that comes with it.
If you’re still not sure whether or not to file a wrongful death lawsuit, we’d be happy to evaluate your situation. For more information or to discuss your situation, contact Heavens Law at 484-467-8254. All phone consultations are free and confidential, with no obligation beyond that.