Marine Corporal Killed in Wrong Way Crash
A 21 year old Marine Corporal was killed in a car crash where the other driver went the wrong way. The accident occurred on Interstate 20 between Six Flags Drive and Riverside Drive in Cobb County, Georgia. 21 year old Lance Corporal Gregory M. Suedmeyer was killed in the accident and his wife, 19 year old Kaitlyn Suedmeyer, was airlifted to an area hospital. The at-fault driver, Joseph Quayle, 71, was taken to an area hospital in stable condition. Quayle will likely face charges according to the article.
Georgia has some unique wrongful death laws. Generally speaking, claimants have only two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit or otherwise the claim is forever barred. The Georgia wrongful death statute is also unique in the variety of factors that it lists to allow claimants to make claims for the death of their loved ones. If you or a loved one has a question about wrongful death cases, please contact an attorney with Moody Law today.