Steve Kyle Weighs in on How Georgia Law Values a Life

By October 8, 2015 Articles

How does a jury determine the value of a life?  Why is one life worth several millions and another only medical and funeral expenses?    Georgia’s wrongful death statute, O.C.G.A. section  54-4-1, et seq., places the full value of a life into two parts:  economic and intangible.  In an article published by the Fulton County Daily Report, Steve Kyle stated that in determining the value of a deceased person’s life, juries look at the deceased person’s experiences, activities, and relationships.  For more on this interesting subject, click Steve Kyle featured in How Georgia Values a Life article (2).pdf.