Can I Sue for a Wrongful Death Car Accident Case?

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Can I Sue for a Wrongful Death Car Accident Case?

There is nothing worse than losing a loved one because of someone else’s negligent act. Unfortunately, this happens far more often here in New York City than any of us would like to think. Please continue reading and reach out to a dedicated Manhattan car accident attorney from our firm to learn more about wrongful death car accident cases and how we can help you through the process ahead. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What qualifies for a wrongful death car accident case in NYC?

To have a valid wrongful death claim, you and your attorney must prove that your loved one lost their life as a direct result of someone else’s negligence. You must also prove that had your loved one lived, he or she would have had a valid personal injury claim.

What compensation can I recover?

As long as we satisfy the burden of proof, you should receive compensation for the following, among other things:

  • The cost of medical treatment your loved one received prior to passing
  • The cost of household services your loved one provided that you now have to pay for
  • Loss of companionship or guidance
  • The loss of enjoyment of life
  • The cost of funeral and/or burial expenses

How long do I have to file a wrongful death claim in NYC?

In New York City, the statute of limitations for wrongful death claims is, traditionally, two years. This means that you will have two years from the decedent’s date of death to file your wrongful death claim. Our legal team is here to pursue the justice you and your family deserve. Give us a call so we can get started working on your case.

CONTACT OUR EXPERIENCED NEW YORK CITY FIRM

Our entire legal team is dedicated to providing the advice you need and the personalized attention you deserve. If you have been injured due to another party’s negligence, call 212-421-0300 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation with a New York City personal injury lawyer. You may be entitled to financial compensation, which can help you on your road to recovery.

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