Wrongful Death

New York Wrongful Death Lawyers

The death of a family member or loved one is perhaps the most devastating experience anyone can go though. The experience is even more devastating when the death is sudden and caused by someone else’ carelessness or negligence.

New York Wrongful Death Law

Under New York law, the personal representative of a wrongful death victim, who is survived by distributees may maintain an action to recover damages for a wrongful act, neglect or default which caused the victim's death against a person who would have been liable to the victim by reason of such wrongful conduct if death had not ensued. Such an action must be commenced within two years after the decedent's death.

Wrongful death may be the result of numerous negligent activities. The most common causes of wrongful death in New York are: car accidents, truck accidents, tractor trailer accidents, bus accidents, plane accidents, boat accidents, slip and fall accidents, construction site accidents, crane accidents, doctor accidents, hospital accidents, defective product accidents, dangerous product accidents, just to name a few.

New York Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our team of compassionate New York wrongful death lawyers understands that the victim’s family needs time to grieve the death of a loved one. We will respectfully gather all the necessary information and facts to build a successful case against the party who is responsible for the death of the loved one or family member. To achieve this, we take care of all the necessary paperwork including police report, contact witnesses, consult with investigators and do our own investigation of the accident. We understand that money will never replace your loved one or family member but we hope that the appropriate money award to the surviving family members will somehow lessen the financial blow the unexpected death or loss has caused.

If you have been injured in any type of accident contact us immediately on toll free at (800) 230-0744, e-mail or in person for a confidential consultation.

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