New York Wrongful Death Attorneys
The loss of a loved one can be one of the most difficult times in the life of you and your family. When a death is caused by another's negligence or wrongful act, the grieving process only intensifies. In these instances, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit and receive the closure and financial compensation to which you and your family are entitled. Our New York wrongful death attorneys are understanding and can help you seek justice by holding all negligent parties responsible. You may not be able to get your loved one back, but at Flanzig & Flanzig, LLP, we want to do everything we can to help you get back on your own two feet.
Call us now to discuss your case by phone at (888) 290-5994, or contact us online.
How Do Wrongful Deaths Occur?
In New York, wrongful death claims arises when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another party. Those who were dependents or beneficiaries of the decedent, such as husbands, wives, children and others may be entitled to monetary damages.
Wrongful death claims can arise out of:
- Car, truck, and taxi accidents
- Pedestrian collisions
- Motorcycle accidents
- Construction accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Any other type of accident or incident that causes death
Compensation for Wrongful Death
Claims for wrongful death in New York are unique.
Factors that the New York courts recognize when evaluating a wrongful death claim may include:
- The amount of money earned by the deceased
- Loss of companionship
- The savings of the deceased
- The degree to which survivors were financially dependent on the deceased
- Expenses incurred by survivors for medical and funeral costs
While no amount of financial payment can ever compensate for the loss of a loved one, being financially secure in your future and the comfort of responsible parties being brought to justice can provide a sense of closure and security to survivors.
If you are in need of the help of experienced wrongful death attorneys to guide you through the process and help you and your family seek compensation for the loss of a loved one, contact us today to discuss your rights.
Call us at (888) 290-5994 for a free, no-obligation consultation.
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