New Jersey Wrongful Death Lawyers
In the event that you have recently lost a loved one, there is nothing quite as devastating as realizing that his or her death could have been prevented, were it not for the negligence of another individual. The grief and other challenges associated with coping with such a loss can seem immeasurable at the time and it can be overwhelming to think about what is necessary to protect your own future and your family's future.
The New Jersey wrongful death lawyers at Lynch Law Firm understand the unique challenges you face after unexpectedly losing a loved one, and we can help you fight for the justice and compensation you deserve for your loss. Contact us today for a free, no obligation consultation to learn more. We work only on a contingency fee basis and do not get paid unless you do.
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What is a Wrongful Death?
Under current New Jersey law, a wrongful death is classified as any situation in which someone else's reckless, deliberate or careless action cause another person's death. In order to have a case, the conditions that caused the decedent’s death must have been such that would have allowed for a personal injury lawsuit had he or she survived.
The majority of wrongful death cases are accidents that could have been prevented if individuals or corporations had been reasonably careful. Some of the most common types of accidents that lead to wrongful death claims in New Jersey include:
- Workplace accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Exposure to asbestos and other chemicals
- Defective products
Whether your loved one died at the scene of the accident or later on as a result of his or her injuries, as a family member, you have rights. Through a free consultation, our New Jersey wrongful death lawyers can help you determine your legal options and if filing a wrongful death lawsuit is right for you.
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Next Steps if You Recently Lost a Loved One Due to Negligence
The overwhelming sense of loss and grief after the loss of a loved one can leave you at a loss for what to do next. Although it may not be your first thought to call a lawyer, it can be an important step to ensuring you have the compensation you need to put your life back together again.
However, New Jersey statues of limitations only gives you two years from the date of the death to file a wrongful death claim. It is essential that you speak with a reputable New Jersey wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible about your situation.
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Costs Associated with a Loved One’s Wrongful Death
Funeral, medical and other expenses associated with the death of a loved one can quickly become overwhelming. The circumstances are only worsened if your lost loved one was a wage-earner and supported the family.
Handling this additional stress can lead to catastrophic consequences for family members and can significantly alter their future plans and life. Our New Jersey wrongful death lawyers can help you determine if you are entitled to compensation that could help cover these costs.
Some of the most common forms of compensation available from a wrongful death lawsuit include:
- Lost income that the deceased would have provided
- Lost companionship
- Medical expenses, funeral bills, burial charges and other expenses associated with a death
- Lost benefits such as retirement and insurance
- Loss of emotional support
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of guidance, care and protection for a deceased’s children
Although this compensation can never make up for the loss of a loved one, it can help bring important financial stability to your family so that you have the resources you need for your future.
To learn more about the options available to you, do not hesitate to contact Lynch Law Firm today. We serve as compassionate, yet aggressive advocates for the best interests of our clients and will stop at nothing to help you recover the justice and compensation you deserve.
Contact Our New Jersey Wrongful Death Lawyers
If your loved one was wrongfully killed because of another’s negligent, careless or intentional actions, you deserve justice. Our experienced team of New Jersey wrongful death lawyers can help you do just that by fighting for the maximum compensation you are entitled.
Do not hesitate to contact us today to get started with a free, no obligation consultation. Our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis and do not charge any legal fees or other costs unless you receive the compensation you deserve.
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Lynch Law Firm
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
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