Wrongful Death Lawyer
Wrongful Death Claims
The loss of a loved one is an overwhelming tragedy. When your loved one’s death was caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another, you may want to obtain justice on their behalf, but find yourself overwhelmed by the legal technicalities of the situation.
While no amount of compensation can make up for your loved one’s death, the last thing you should be concerned with during such a difficult time is how to cope with the financial hardship caused by the accident. Our experienced wrongful death lawyers in Allentown at Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller are here to help your family seek out the compensation you need to move forward with your life.
Causes of Wrongful Death
Wrongful death can be the result of many types of accidents, including:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Premises liability (slip-and-fall)
- Construction site accidents
No matter what the cause of your loved one’s death, you deserve a compassionate wrongful death attorney in Philadelphia who will aggressively pursue the negligent party, and help your family begin to heal.
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- Wrongful Death from Medical Malpractice
- Wrongful Death in a Construction Accident
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Wrongful Death Lawsuits
In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, a wrongful death claim is most commonly filed by the spouse or dependent children of the victim. In some instances, parents, siblings, and family members who relied on the victim may also file a claim. Our wrongful death lawyers in Allentown can help you determine if you have a right to file a lawsuit.
Determining damages in a wrongful death claim is not an easy task. You cannot possibly put a price on the worth of your loved one’s life, but you’ll be asked to do just that for the purposes of your claim. The Philadelphia wrongful death claims attorneys at Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller know how difficult this process can be. We will work closely with you to help develop a settlement that takes into account all of your damages, including:
- Related medical expenses
- End of life expenses
- Projected future income
- Projected future financial contributions such as mortgage and tuition
- Loss of a loved one
It is important to remember that even if a negligent party is cleared of criminal charges, they may still be responsible for damages in a wrongful death lawsuit. Our Philadelphia wrongful death attorneys will help you establish your case and fight to get you the full compensation you need to face the trying years ahead.
If you have lost a loved one due to another party’s negligence or wrongdoing in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, please contact Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller today to schedule a free initial consultation with a personal injury attorney in Philadelphia, West Conshohocken, Allentown, or Marlton.