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“Wrongful Death” can involve many scenarios, from product malfunctions, and medical procedures that have gone wrong, to car accidents, and so on. Below are common cases that may be eligible for a wrongful death claim or lawsuit.
Hospitals are full of qualified licensed professionals. Unfortunately, mistakes and errors do happen. Examples of medical malpractice include:
Motor Vehicle Accident
Hundreds of New Yorkers die yearly from motor vehicle accidents. This situation can result from driving under the influence, driving recklessly, speeding, and being distracted while driving(texting). When drivers commit any of these offenses, people can and do lose their lives, they are liable for wrongful death. Our legal team can advise you and take action on your behalf.
These accidents and fatalities are very similar to vehicular accidents. Most of these cases occur because of drivers running a red light or stop sign, speeding, or drinking and driving. Our attorneys could help you if you or your loved one is injured or died due to someone else’s negligence. Call for a FREE Consultation.
Searching for Evidence to Help Your Case
After the accidental Death of a loved one, many times it is normal to question if there will be a wrongful death claim available to be made. Gathering as much information and documentation as you can is going to help your case. To achieve a favorable outcome for your case, you must prove that the party, person, or entity:
Our attorneys have spent many years in the industry; we are experienced and know what to look for to find possible evidence. When you retain one of our attorneys, our law office will be happy to assist you with your search for the truth.
If you are interested in receiving a top settlement for your claim or just want to make sure the responsible party is held accountable, we will help you navigate that road and the financial terms of any settlement.
We take all accident cases on a contingency basis, meaning that we will only get paid if we recover monetary compensation for you. That’s our, “No recovery, No fee” promise!
A—The deceased’s children, parents, spouse, minor’s guardian, or estate representative can file a lawsuit. If you are in doubt, please contact us for clarification.
A—The statute of limitations on a wrongful death lawsuit state that the claim must be filed typically within two years of the date of death, with some exceptions. There may be some stipulation if the personal representative is a minor at the time of death, but typically New York expects the minor representative to act on their behalf. While it’s difficult in a time of grief to consider all of the ramifications, it’s important to consult with our attorneys to see if we can assist you in any way.
A—Sometimes the defendant will argue that the plaintiff was responsible for the Death. We have dealt with this situation before. We guide you through the lawsuit to help you fight for compensation for your loss.
We are conveniently located in the heart of the Bronx, New York, providing quality legal representation throughout the state. We have almost 40 years of experience representing victims of slip, trip and falls, auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability cases.
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