When someone passes away suddenly, an entire family can be thrust into a horrible state of shock, sadness, and worry about the future. When that loss comes about as the result of someone else’s careless acts, you may be compensated for their negligence by filing a wrongful death suit. Although you will never fully recover from your loss, with the help of an experienced wrongful death attorney, you can find greater security for some parts of your life as you try to heal and move forward.
Wrongful death can happen at any time and in any place, despite every effort to try and remain safe.
Your loved one may be the victim of a car accident. They could be electrocuted due to faulty wiring in a home or apartment they are renting. An accident while working at a busy construction site may result in tragedy. A product could malfunction, or it could be proven to have been built in a substandard way. A parent or grandparent could be the victim of malpractice in a nursing home, or a medical doctor could provide substandard care to any member of your family.
Compensation in wrongful death cases often results in multi-million-dollar awards. Many factors will be considered when reaching a settlement amount. State laws may vary somewhat, but when attempting to reach an appropriate amount, whether, through a settlement or an award by a jury, the health, past earnings, future earnings, age, and other factors of the person who was killed will have an impact. An experienced attorney will seek damages for many different things, including:
If a loved one has passed away due to the acts of another person, contact Master Weinstein and Moyer to see how we can help you recover from your devastating loss. We serve clients in Philadelphia and surrounding Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York communities.