Nashville, TN – Larry Wirth Killed, Wife Injured in Collision on Charlotte PkTennessee Legal News
Nashville, TN (March 30, 2021) – Metro police responded to calls concerning a fatal two-car collision on Charlotte Pike at about 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 26th.
Sources stated that an initial investigation showed that the driver of a 2019 Nissan Rogue was traveling westbound on Charlotte Pike when the driver of an eastbound Hyundai Elantra attempted to make a lefthand turn onto the eastbound entrance ramp to Interstate 40 and crashed into the oncoming Nissan.
The driver of the Nissan, 80-year-old Larry Wirth, was transported via ambulance to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
His wife, Elizabeth Wirth, 79, was transported to St. Thomas Hospital with comparatively minor injuries.
The driver of the Hyundai, 23-year-old Starr Underwood, was transported to Centennial Medical Center with injuries that were considered non-life-threatening.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Larry Wirth, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
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When the actions of one person, no matter if they were accidental or deliberate, cause the death of another, surviving family members of the decedent might be entitled to collect financial compensation.
Tennessee personal injury laws enables members of the immediate family to seek financial reimbursement for funeral costs, burial expenses, lost wages that the decedent should have made during their working life, psychological trauma, loss of companionship, and loss of quality of life.
Under specific circumstances, where the action that caused the death was illegal, egregious, or malicious, a civil court might also allow members of the decedent’s immediate family to solicit punitive damages from the respondent.
If you and your family have lost someone you love in a fatal car accident, the Tennessee wrongful death attorneys at Fox & Farmer are here to help. We have the drive and the ability that you need on your side to receive the full amount of financial compensation allowed by Tennessee’s personal injury laws.
With an exhaustive and in-depth understanding of the state’s judicial system, our accomplished personal injury attorneys recognize the amount of work that goes into building a successful Tennessee personal injury case. We have earned our esteemed reputations as one of the premier law firms in the state by working diligently and putting our clients first,
If you have recently endured the heartbreaking loss of a loved one brought on by the negligence or recklessness of another driver, then we strongly suggest that you consult with a dedicated personal injury attorney by calling (865) 531-9400 and scheduling an appointment for a free evaluation of your Tennessee wrongful death claim.
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