If you lost a child, spouse, or parent because of someone’s negligence or provision of below-standard medical care, our New York City wrongful death lawyer is here. When a life is lost in an accident or due to an avoidable medical complication, it takes a devastating emotional toll on the family members left behind. During your time of grief, the legal rights of your lost family member and his or her survivors may not be front and center in your mind as you cope with the emotional pain. We understand this, which is why we will handle your case as sensitively and efficiently as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact the Law Office of James Trainor, P.C. today.
New York City Wrongful Death Lawyer | Here for Your Family
When you come to us, we will take on your legal issue so that you can focus on mourning the loss of your loved one. Although no longer among the living, the family member who dies through another’s negligence still has rights, through his or her estate, to recover monetary compensation for the pain and suffering that preceded death. Such recovery is then distributed to the survivors either by a Will or, if there is no Will, then by the laws of Intestacy. The surviving spouse, children, and/or family members also have recovery rights.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim
Losing a loved one suddenly is a terribly sad, upsetting event. Our firm offers a deep understanding, compassion, and the exceptionally aggressive representation you deserve while you struggle to come to terms with your loss.
Wrongful death cases can arise as a result of any type of accident or practice, including:
- Medical malpractice
- Automobile accidents
- Slip, Trip, and Fall accidents
- Construction accidents
- Nursing home negligence
- Improperly designed or malfunctioning products
- Pharmaceutical products with inadequate warning
It is crucial that, in pursuing a wrongful death case, you speak with the right New York City wrongful death lawyer. Unlike personal injury cases, where the injured party is a witness of how the accident occurred, wrongful death cases often require a forensic piecing together of information from many different sources to prove that another person’s actions were the negligent caused of premature death.
Schedule a free case evaluation with a member of our firm to pursue compensation for your loved one’s pain and suffering and his or her family members’ loss of financial support, love, and guidance that someone else’s negligence stole. Our New York City personal injury attorney serves clients throughout NYC and has accumulated years of experience in helping clients obtain the financial compensation they need after the loss of a loved one.
What Damages Are Available in a Wrongful Death Case?
The bases for monetary compensation to a deceased person’s estate or surviving relatives include, but are not limited to:
- Recovery by the decedent’s estate for pain and suffering endured before death.
- Recovery by the surviving spouse, children, and/or family members for the loss of the deceased’s financial support.
- Loss of guidance and comfort, particularly when a parent or spouse is prematurely lost
- Other financial losses, including funeral and burial expenses
Contact a New York City Wrongful Death Lawyer
Do not hesitate to obtain necessary legal guidance after the loss of a loved one. You may be faced with many financial and emotional struggles throughout the course of your case, which is why our dedicated and compassionate firm will work carefully alongside you while building your strongest case. Contact the Law Office of James Trainor, P.C. today to schedule your free initial consultation with our legal team.