Nothing can ever bring a loved one or a family back to you after they suddenly and tragically passed away. That tragedy is further compounded when the death is a senseless one, taking place due to the negligent actions of another person. When this happens, you may seek compensation by filing a wrongful death lawsuit against those who are responsible for your grief. You have the right to protect yourself due to the financial loss you will experience going forward, and to be taken care of for your loss of companionship, love, and support.
By their very nature, wrongful death lawsuits are complex and require an experienced attorney who will be able to prepare a thorough and strong case on your behalf. You will also want an attorney who will go the distance since many cases can take years to reach a final settlement.
Due to the nature of a wrongful death case, and the fact that large settlement amounts will usually be involved, it is not uncommon for cases to take months and possibly years to settle, either through negotiations or by a trial. Insurers have considerable resources to apply to cases like this, and they will do everything they can to protect their clients’ interests. That’s why you need an equally dedicated team representing your interests. The evidence and discovery phase must be handled with great attention to detail. Securing the testimony of expert witnesses, accident reconstruction experts, and others to help strengthen your case is vital. An in-depth knowledge of wrongful death statutes is also critical in helping you get the compensation your family is entitled to receive.
When your family is the victim of a wrongful death situation, you must take strong and immediate steps to protect your rights and financial future to help you recover from such a devastating loss. To see how we can help, contact Master Weinstein and Moyer. We serve clients in Philadelphia and the surrounding Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York communities.