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Skilled and Compassionate Attorneys Helps with Wrongful Death Matters in NJ and NY
When a loved one’s life is tragically cut short because of another person’s carelessness or recklessness, you find yourself dealing with unimaginable grief while, at the same time, trying to figure out a way to move forward. You deserve justice. A wrongful death claim won’t undo the damage that has been done, but it might help to bring some closure to you and other family members by holding the responsible party accountable for their actions. It can also help financially, which may be important if the person you’ve lost was the main breadwinner.
The attorneys at Voto & Cavalli are compassionate and caring lawyers who will handle your wrongful death claim and help you get the justice you deserve. Our attorneys have years of experience helping individuals who have lost loved one’s secure compensation throughout New Jersey. We are knowledgeable trial attorneys who will make sure that the person or people responsible for the fatal accident understand the damage they have done.
Complicated Wrongful Death Law in New Jersey
Accidental deaths are often caused by traumatic injuries sustained in serious accidents. Some of the most common causes of fatal accidents in New Jersey and New York include:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Construction accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Inadequate security
Regardless of how your loved one died, whether it was because of a distracted driver on the road, a negligent nurse at a hospital or a defective product at a construction site, you now face a difficult road to securing justice and getting compensation for your loss. That’s because NJ wrongful death law is incredibly complicated, with several different statutes that may be relevant in a potential lawsuit. Moreover, you may need to provide expert testimony from medical professionals and accident reconstruction specialists if the case goes to trial.
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Securing Compensation and Justice for a Fatal Accident in NJ
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, it is imperative that you speak with a qualified attorney as soon as possible. The wrongful death law in New Jersey allows you to receive compensation for a number of damages, but the process is difficult to navigate without the assistance of experienced legal counsel. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be eligible to secure damages for:
- hospital care
- medical bills
- funeral expenses
- lost future wages based on income that would have been earned by your loved one
- loss of companionship or consortium
- emotional distress suffered by a survivor who witnessed the fatal accident
There are also special cases, such as the death of a child or pain suffered by the deceased, that allow for additional damages in a wrongful death claim. For example, a grieving parent may be able to recover damages for loss of companionship from their departed child.
Call an Experienced Lawyer to Discuss a Wrongful Death Claim in in New Jersey
Some insurance companies have no shame when it comes to taking advantage of a person’s grief. Do not let an insurance company bully you into a lower settlement than you deserve Voto & Cavalli are experienced wrongful death lawyers who will handle the legal decisions in your wrongful death lawsuit and take on the insurance company while you focus on other matters, like grieving your loss and being there for your family.