Queens Wrongful Death Attorney
When you lose a loved one due to the negligent actions of another person, there is no amount of money that will make the pain go away and bring back your loved one. But by hiring a Queens wrongful death attorney to make sure your legal rights are well protected, you can get the closure you need to deal with the pain and loss you have suffered.
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm understand how devastating the wrongful death of a loved one can be. Ever since 1971, our Queens wrongful death attorneys have helped family members get justice for the loss of loved ones.
Wrongful Death Claims
Wrongful death is defined as a death that is caused by the wrongful act or negligence of another and that serves as the basis for a civil action for damages on behalf of the decedent’s heirs.
Wrongful death can occur for a variety of reasons, including:
- Medical malpractice
- Vehicle or truck accidents
- Criminal attacks
- Work-related exposure to dangerous conditions or substances
- Death during a supervised activity
- Construction accidents, etc.
If you have lost a loved one in New York, it is important to speak with our Queens wrongful death attorneys as soon as possible to ensure that the New York wrongful death statute of limitations does not expire.
Wrongful Death Damages
In a New York wrongful death lawsuit, compensation is awarded to provide assistance to the family of the deceased. Typically, wrongful death claims allow compensation for the following losses:
- Funeral and medical expenses
- Loss of a parent’s guidance and training
- Loss of financial support
- Loss of services typically provided by the deceased
- Conscious pain and suffering of the deceased, etc.
Additionally, damages may include the loss of similar attributes provided by grandparents, or others including loss of inheritance.
You Can Count On Us
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligent or reckless actions of another person, the experienced Queens wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm can help you better understand your legal rights and options. Please contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800 WORK-4-YOU (1-800-967-5496). We can also help with personal injury cases in New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, or Florida.
If you have been seriously injured in any of the 50 U.S. states, please call us and we will try to help you with your case. Other phone numbers for us include: 1-800-RADIO-LAW, 1-888-WYPADEK, or 1-800-LAS-LEYES. Please visit us at www.Work4YouLaw.com.