Wrongful Death Lawyer NYC
At Segan, Nemerov & Singer, P.C., we understand that when an accident happens, lives are forever changed. The emotional damage can be severe, and the economic losses are often devastating. Wrongful death can be caused by many things, including car accidents, defective products, construction site accidents, medical malpractice or other negligent, careless, or reckless conduct. When gross negligence or reckless conduct is involved, one may also be able to obtain punitive damages. Our attorneys provide effective, aggressive investigation and representation in wrongful death cases.
New York laws regarding wrongful death cases strictly governs who may recover, such as a spouse, children, parents, or siblings. Claims must be brought through the estate of the deceased relative, and are brought by an administrator or an executor. Damages may include loss of future net income, loss of companionship and love, and loss of support. Punitive damages may be awarded in some wrongful death cases.
Wrongful death cases are always emotional. When you are grieving, you should not make any major decisions without consulting an attorney. You should not enter into any settlement, sign any release or accept any money in exchange for releasing an individual, corporation, or insurance company from liability without first knowing what insurance coverage or other redress is available to you and your family.
The wrongful death lawyers at Segan, Nemerov & Singer, P.C. are experienced in the handling of complex wrongful death cases and can help you decide your best course of action and develop the best legal strategy for your case. Because the Statute of Limitations applies to wrongful death cases, families have a limited time frame in which to file the case. If you feel you have a wrongful death case, it is vital that you contact an experienced lawyer immediately to protect your rights.
If someone you love died a wrongful death and you don’t know what to do, you may have a valid claim for those injuries. Call a New York wrongful death lawyer from Segan, Nemerov & Singer, P.C. now at (212) 696-9100 or click here to contact us online.