Westchester Wrongful Death Attorney

The sudden loss of a loved one is devastating. You may be left with expenses related to a funeral or burial that you can’t cover. If you were financially reliant on your loved one, you might be wondering how you’re going to make ends meet. If your loved one’s death was due to another person’s negligence, you might be able to recover damages with a wrongful death lawsuit. If you lost a family member in any type of accident, as a result of medical malpractice, or any other negligent act, you should consider contacting a Westchester wrongful death attorney. Hiring an attorney can put you in the best position to secure a meaningful financial award and give you the time to focus on what’s most important: Healing! The Law Offices of Norman Gershon will help you fight to maximize your reward.

With over 35 years of success in securing financial compensation for clients throughout the New York City metropolitan area and surrounding counties, the Law Offices of Norman Gershon are dedicated to helping the families of wrongful death victims. Our expertise has helped us recover more than $100 Million in settlements and verdicts for our clients. Contact the Law Offices of Norman Gershon for a free consultation to talk about the details of your wrongful death case.

Call 914-485-1444 or complete our online contact form today.

Why Call a Wrongful Death Attorney in Westchester?

Was your loved one killed due to another’s negligence or wrongful conduct? Do you have questions about your case or any problems with an insurance claim? Are you curious about how to maximize your potential recovery? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you should consider speaking with a Westchester wrongful death attorney today.

Contact the Law Offices of Norman Gershon for immediate legal assistance. Some things are better left to the experts. Tackling a wrongful case without legal counsel is never recommended because you may not know the actual value of your claim. Insurance companies will fight tooth and nail to deny or limit the value of your wrongful death claim. More than one person could be financially liable for your loved one’s death. Others involved in the accident may attempt to shift blame to your loved one., which could seriously harm your ability to recover damages.

An attorney works hard for you, not the insurance companies. We will answer your questions and help you every step of the way!

Common Types of Wrongful Death Cases

A wrongful death occurs anytime someone is killed because of another person’s wrongful conduct or negligence. While there are numerous types of wrongful death cases, the most common include:

  • Car accidents
  • Bus accidents
  • Uber/Lyft accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Public transportation accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Slip, trip and fall accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Dog bites

Contact the Law Offices of Norman Gershon today to see if you have grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit.

What Damages May I Recover in My Wrongful Death Suit?

Under New York law, the damages you might recover in a wrongful death suit surround economic losses. Our Westchester wrongful death attorneys will work hard for you to determine what your damages might be worth. After reviewing your case, we may be able to help you recover the following pecuniary damages, including: 

 

  • Compensation for decedent’s medical bills and other healthcare expenses 

  • Loss of expected income

  • Loss of work benefits 

  • Loss of inheritance 

  • Funeral costs 

  • Pain and suffering of the deceased in their final moments

What is the Statute of Limitations for My Medical Negligence Case?

In the State of New York, the statute of limitations for a wrongful death claim generally runs for two years, starting from the date of your loved one’s death. The statute of limitations and requirements are different when dealing with a public or governmental entity. Don’t wait to contact an experienced wrongful death attorney. Getting an early start on your case can help protect and secure your interests! 

Speak to an Experienced Westchester Wrongful Death Lawyer Today

Hiring the right attorney can be one of the most important decisions you can make. Our decades of expertise and experience in wrongful death cases can help you secure the settlement you deserve. Contact the Law Offices of Norman Gershon by calling 914-485-1444 or completing our online contact form today. 

Call 914-485-1444 or complete our contact form for a free consultation.