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Demopolis Wrongful Death Lawyers

Losing a loved one is devastating for any family. At Gibbs & Sellers, PC, in Demopolis, Alabama, we understand the deep emotional pain that the entire family experiences. When misconduct or negligence of another is involved in causing the accident, many families feel a strong sense of injustice. At the core of any personal injury or wrongful death case is a human being. For that reason, we focus on learning everything we can about the person who was killed in an accident. With a strong understanding of the deceased and a thorough investigation of the accident, we strive to prepare and present a compelling story to obtain a favorable resolution and justice for our clients.

At Gibbs & Sellers, our experienced wrongful death lawyers understand that money is no substitute for the loss of a loved one. It may be difficult for many to face legal action during a time of grief. However, a wrongful death can have many kinds of impact on a family. Many families have questions about what really happened to cause the accident. Financial strains often follow the loss of a family member. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, we are here to hear your story and explain what options you have to hold the wrongdoer accountable. We thoroughly investigate every detail to obtain answers and determine what parties are responsible for your loss.

Frequently Asked Questions on Wrongful Death

Who can sue for wrongful death?

In Alabama, certain family members or representatives of the deceased individual's estate may have the legal right to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Typically, spouses, children, parents, and sometimes other close relatives or dependents may be eligible to sue for wrongful death. Additionally, the personal representative of the deceased's estate may also bring a wrongful death claim on behalf of the estate and any eligible beneficiaries. Wrongful death lawsuits seek to hold responsible parties accountable for their actions and provide compensation for damages such as medical expenses, funeral costs, loss of income, and the emotional pain and suffering endured by the surviving family members. If you believe you may have grounds for a wrongful death claim, contact Gibbs & Sellers today for compassionate and skilled legal representation. We are here to guide you through the legal process and fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.

Who pays in a wrongful death suit?

In wrongful death suits, the party or parties responsible for the death of an individual are typically held accountable for paying damages to the surviving family members or the estate of the deceased. This responsibility may fall on individuals, companies, or entities whose negligent or wrongful actions directly contributed to the death. In some cases, insurance companies may cover these damages if the responsible party has liability insurance. However, if the responsible party is uninsured or underinsured, they may be personally liable for paying damages.


At Gibbs & Sellers, our experienced wrongful death attorneys are dedicated to helping families navigate the legal process and pursue maximum compensation from those responsible for their loved one's wrongful death. If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another party, contact us today for compassionate and skilled legal representation. We are here to fight for your rights and help you seek justice for your loss.

Notable Wrongful Death Verdicts & Settlements

$12 million

Gibbs & Sellers obtained $12 million for a client in an automobile defect case resulting in the wrongful death of the driver during an accident.

$7.5 million

Gibbs & Sellers obtained $7.5 million for a client who was involved in a commercial truck accident resulting in death of the passenger and serious injury to driver.

$5.8 million

Gibbs & Sellers obtained $5.8 million for a client due to a defect in design and manufacture of roof and driver’s door resulting in the death of the driver during an accident.

Meet Our Wrongful Death Lawyers

During this difficult time, the wrongful death attorneys and staff at Gibbs & Sellers will stand strong against the insurance companies, big businesses and the wrongdoer to obtain full and fair compensation to give your family a sense of closure. Every step of the way we remain accessible to answer your questions. Our focus is on you and your family.

John M. Gibbs


Sebie G. Sellers


Monica H. Grecu


Jamee I. York


Contact Us Today for a
Free Case Evaluation & Consultation

To learn more about how we can help and your legal options, call us at 334-289-2255, or send us an email now. We represent wrongful death clients in Marengo, Perry, Hale, Wilcox, Dallas, Sumter, Greene, and Clarke counties.

While this website provides general information, it does not constitute legal advice. The best way to get guidance on your specific legal issue is to contact a lawyer. To schedule a meeting with a wrongful death lawyer, please call or complete the intake form.

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