When you lose a loved one due to the negligent or careless actions of another party, the last thing you may want to do is file a legal claim. Although filing a wrongful death claim cannot bring back your loved one, it may provide you with the closure and financial stability you need to properly deal with the devastating loss.
You only have a limited period of time to bring a wrongful death. If you fail to bring an action within this period, you will no longer have the option to file a lawsuit. As such, it is imperative that you take immediate action to timely file a claim.
A statute of limitations is a law that provides the plaintiff (The injured person or their relatives) only a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit. This law was designed to ensure that the legal process moves forward in a timely manner and that evidence is still available for a proper legal action. When the statute of limitations has lapsed, the plaintiff is no longer entitled to take legal action on the matter.
To protect your legal rights and make sure that you file a timely wrongful death action, you should consult with an experienced New York wrongful death attorney as soon as possible following the untimely death of a loved one.
Attorney Kenneth A. Wilhelm is a New York wrongful death attorney with over 43 years of experience. For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation, please call 1-800-967-5496 24 hours a day, seven days a week or visit us at www.work4youlaw.com. We can even come to you. Huge amounts of money have been offered to our clients.
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