Wrongful Death

Does your bereavement count as wrongful death?

There are countless matters to sort out in the wake of a loved one’s death. Notifying friends and family, organizing a funeral, determining who is to administer their estate. It all takes time and can be extremely draining, both emotionally and physically. However it is something that countless families in New York face each year…. read more

When a mother dies the whole family is impacted

The birth of a baby is usually a happy event. It is a new chapter for the family and a new life to nurture, raise and share memories with. However, what should be a day of joy becomes a day of tragedy for some families, when negligent medical professionals make mistakes that result in the… read more

The statute of limitations may hamper your wrongful death claim

Each year, countless families in New York suffer the loss of someone close to them. To make things worse, many of these bereavements are the result of preventable accidents. When this happens, it is natural to want to seek answers and justice for your loss. However, when you are burdened by the grief of your… read more

Woman fights tobacco companies in the wake of her mother’s death

If an individual or organization causes the death of someone you love, it is only natural to want answers and justice. However, grieving takes time and while you are adapting to the void left in your life, legal proceedings may be the last thing on your mind. Unfortunately, if the statute of limitations expires before… read more

Mother sues Sheriff’s Office over her daughter’s death

If a person close to you has ever been endangered by someone else’s negligence, you may have found yourself wanting to seek justice for the wrongdoing. But what if that incident didn’t simply endanger your loved one, but brought about their death? Sadly, families across the U.S. experience the wrongful death of someone close to… read more

Mother files wrongful death suit against New York City

It is alarming to think about how much we rely on the diligence and responsibility of other people in our day-to-day lives. Your personal safety and that of your loved ones depends heavily on the people around you. A distracted driver, an inattentive caregiver, a negligent doctor or any number of other individuals could cause… read more

Father of murdered woman wins $10 million in wrongful death suit

Everyone makes mistakes, but when someone’s negligence results in harm coming to another person, it is a serious matter. There are many people in New York who will lose someone they know to a fatal accident or as the result of negligence at some point in their lives. All they can do then is look… read more

New York doctor faces revival of a wrongful death suit

Losing a loved one is never an easy experience to go through, but when her or his death occurs as a result of another’s negligence, it can be an even more difficult burden. Everyone makes mistakes, but when those mistakes cost lives, it is a serious matter. Cases of wrongful death do not end with… read more

Wrongful death suit after floor finish causes fire in New York

Accidents happen, and it doesn’t take much to cause them. Fatigue, distractions or even lack of awareness can all be factors. Unfortunately, the repercussions of negligence can often be severe. Property can be damaged, and people may be injured or even die. One such fatal accident has been under investigation in New York. While working… read more

Officer accused of killing accident victim in wrongful death suit

In New York, we expect that police officers will protect us from harm and help us when we are in an emergency. Most of the time, that is exactly what happens, but sometimes those charged with protecting us fail to do so. That is what allegedly happened when a police officer shot and killed a… read more