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Bronx Wrongful Death Lawyer

Wrongful Death is defined as the untimely death of an individual as a direct result of the fault or negligence of another individual, company or entity.  In a civil suit, the cause of action for wrongful death is generally not criminal conduct, but is either reckless or careless.  The consequences of a wrongful death on a family is devastating in terms of the loss of familial companionship, guidance, and/or financial support, both current and future, and such losses may be recovered by immediate family members, siblings, and members of the decedent’s estate, who have suffered financial and economic (pecuniary) loss due to the wrongful death.
The lawyers at the Stern Law Firm are experienced in handling these excruciatingly painful wrongful death claims.  One of the leading causes of wrongful death is medical malpractice.  We can advise you on the Estate law (EPTL), the elements necessary to establish a case, the various causes of action available and the nature and extent of the recovery allowed.  When you are grieving, you should not have to be concerned whether the estate and your own rights are being competently handled. 

Compassionate Wrongful Death Attorneys Serving Bronx, Kings County, Queens, Brooklyn, New York, Manhattan, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester County

During this most difficult time, you should have the firepower needed to protect your rights and to prevent the wrongdoer from escaping liability.  It is very common for a family dealing with a wrongful death to feel sorrow and mental anguish, yet, dealing with the legal aspects and complexities of such intricate litigation may seem overwhelming.  That is why it is so important to find a Bronx wrongful death attorney who is both sensitive and compassionate to your personal tragedy, as well as one who is extremely knowledgeable about the law and can formulate the winning strategy.  After 30 years of helping families put back their shattered lives, we know how to proceed and hold the responsible party accountable for a loss which should have never happened. 

Financial compensation can never make up for the pain of losing a loved one.  If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to malpractice, negligence, wrongful conduct or lack of adequate security, you are likely entitled to financial compensation.  This money can be critical to offset the loss of income and the often staggering medical and funeral expenses and helping your family to survive.  The pain of losing a loved one does not end with the death, but it continues deep in the broken hearts of the survivors, who often experience the loss and carry the pain for the rest of their lives.  While we cannot turn back the clock and undo the tragedy, we understand your loss and are passionate about helping your family put their lives back together and will assist you to secure the compensation you need and deserve.  If you have lost a loved one, contact us today to receive compassionate, uncompromising and strong legal representation by calling 516-294-2664, 718-416-1500 or 800-944-0617.

Types of Wrongful Deaths:
Automobile, Motorcycle, Boating Accidents and Plane Crashes
Negligence and Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury Accidents
Workplace Accidents and Fires
Dangerous or Defective Products
Crimes facilitated by lack of adequate security