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Caring New York Wrongful Death Representation
If you have lost a loved one in an accident in New York, it is clear that the emotional devastation of such a loss, and the financial burden of that loss, can be difficult for anyone to handle. If the accident that caused the loss was the result of negligence by another person or company, recovering compensation to pay for remaining medical bills, funeral expenses and other financial losses is critical.
At the law firm of Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC, our experienced New York wrongful death lawyers have helped clients and families pursue claims following fatal accidents in New York. We have the resources and legal knowledge to fully investigate accidents, identify who should be held responsible for those accidents and build personal injury claims to help clients recover compensation.
Accidents Or Even Medical Malpractice Can Lead To Wrongful Death
Any type of accident can result in fatal injuries, and at Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC, we have handled wrongful death claims stemming from accidents that include:
- Car crashes
- Accidents involving large trucks and semis
- Other auto accidents
- A medical professional’s negligence
- Misdiagnosis or missed diagnosis
- Birth injuries, such as cerebral palsy or Erb’s palsy
- Injuries suffered on construction sites
- Employees injured on the job
- Fires and electrocutions
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Municipal Liability Accidents
Spouses, children, parents and other surviving relatives may be able to file a wrongful death claim following a tragic accident in New York. Our lawyers work hard to help clients prove their claims and recover the benefits they deserve.
How To Prove Negligence In Wrongful Death Cases
The key to getting compensation for the loss of a loved one is proving negligence was the cause. This can be challenging, but the basis is relatively simple. You have to provide hard proof that the mistake or lack of care was directly responsible for the incident. This can look like:
- A misdiagnosis that delayed treatment for a preventable disease
- An inattentive or distracted driver
- A pattern of abuse in a nursing home setting
- Improper safety practices in a dangerous area
If you can prove that some form of negligence caused the accident that led to the loss of your loved one, then the responsible party should pay for the remaining medical bills, funeral expenses and the other financial losses you’ve experienced. However, finding that evidence can be difficult. That’s why clients turn to us.
Learn More About Our Experienced Wrongful Death Representation
The loss of a loved one is never easy to deal with, but when possible, recovering compensation can help families cope with the financial issues following a tragic accident. Contact our office in New York City to schedule a free initial consultation with Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC. Call us at 646-916-3179 to make an appointment. We can handle wrongful death cases throughout New York. Se habla español.