We are open and due to COVID-19, we will be conducting phone and video conferences upon request. Please don’t hesitate to call us!
Click here for your FREE South Carolina Statutory Healthcare Power of Attorney form. Click here for your FREE Living Will form.

Call Today 803.938.4952
Let Us Fight For Your Justice Full Service Representation in Columbia, SC

Columbia Wrongful Death Lawyer

Claiming Compensation for the Loss of a Loved One

Contact us at Masella Law Firm, P.A. as early as possible after your family has lost a loved one to a fatal accident. Our team has a proven track record of success, and our lead attorney is a former prosecutor and judge, a background which can be of great benefit in pursuing this type of case.

If your loved one would have had the right to file a personal injury claim, based on the fact that the accident was caused by another person's negligence or wrongful actions, you are most likely entitled to file a wrongful death claim. Under state law, the right of action goes first to the spouse or children, then to the parents, then to the heirs. Whatever the circumstances of your case, meet with us to review your options and determine how much you could receive in a settlement or jury verdict.

Damages Recoverable for Wrongful Death in Columbia

If successful, your claim could make it possible for you to recover a settlement to cover all your economic losses, including for medical costs, burial expenses, the income your family could reasonably have expected to receive had your loved one survived and loss of spousal services. You can additionally claim non-economic damages for mental anguish and emotional distress, loss of society and companionship and loss of consortium.

In cases where the death was caused by recklessness, willfulness or malice, the jury may even decide to award exemplary or punitive damages. No amount of money will ever replace what you have lost, but we want to help you recover compensation to offset the significant financial impact of the accident.

Fatal Accident Claims in Columbia

A Columbia personal injury attorney from our firm can represent you in legal action over any type of fatal accident, whether your loved one died in a car accident, motorcycle accident or truck accident, or even in cases of intentional torts such as homicide. We will take on the task of investigating the situation to find evidence to support your claim, such as if the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs or was distracted by a cell phone. This may be a highly stressful and even overwhelming situation for your family, but we are ready to guide you through the process and fight for your rights.

Call Masella Law Firm, P.A., a qualified Columbia wrongful death attorney in South Carolina, today for your free consultation!

Hearing From Our Clients

We Are Confident in Our Ability to Fight on Your Behalf
  • “Outstanding Lawyer”

    John S.

  • “Unquestionable First Choice”

    James M.

  • “He makes even the toughest situations bearable. A very good man!”


  • “"Mr. Masella has extensive knowledge of the law and the experiance to use it to your benefit. Excellent service oriented firm."”

    Wylena G.

  • “Best Attorney in Town!”

    Angela S.

  • “They really care about their clients and their families.”

    Ryan Gallier

  • “"Bob Masella went above and beyond to guide me through the divorce process."”


  • “Thank you very much, my record, my conscious, and future is clear.”


  • “Their family oriented atmosphere made it a more pleasant experience during a tough time.”
  • “He was well respected in the court room.”


  • “Superior client focus and advocacy! 100% Recommend!”


  • “They delivered everything that they promised.”


  • “Knowledgeable, professional and caring attorney.”


  • “Excellent attorney”

    Mike D

  • “I highly recommend this law firm!”