Wrongful Death Damages in Alabama

This video features Sara Williams, a Personal Injury attorney based in Alabama.

Birmingham Wrongful Death Attorney Sara Williams

Video Transcript:

Rob Rosenthal:

What sorts of damages are recoverable in Alabama for wrongful death? That's what we ask Alabama lawyer Sara Williams in this Ask the Lawyers Quick Question.

Sara Williams:

In the state of Alabama, the damages recoverable for wrongful death are what we call punitive damages, those damages are designed by our laws to punish and deter, so they are designed to punish for the conduct that occurred and to deter future similar actors from acting in the same way as the person who caused that death.

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