Find a Lawyer by Practice
Find a Lawyer by Location
This video features Sara Williams, a Personal Injury attorney based in Alabama.
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.
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.
Disclaimer: This video is for informational purposes only. In some states, this video may be deemed Attorney Advertising. The choice of lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements.