New Jersey Wrongful Death Lawyers

a father and son fishingFiling a wrongful death claim can be extremely difficult for families. Not only must they deal with their grief over the passing of a loved one, they must also handle a very complicated legal situation. If you have lost a loved one to wrongful death, then a qualified wrongful death lawyer can handle the litigation while you are given time to recover from your loss. An attorney can help you recover the damages that are rightfully yours.

If your loved one was the victim of wrongful death in New Jersey, Levinson Axelrod’s New Jersey wrongful death lawyers can guide you through the legal process and help protect your rights and the rights of your deceased loved one.

Let us worry about your legal issues during this difficult time. Fill out our Free Case Evaluation form to send us the details of your case. We will review your information and contact you to discuss your legal options, completely free and confidentially.

What Damages Can I Recover from a Wrongful Death Claim?

Although no amount of compensation can truly compensate for the loss of a loved one, there are several damages that are available to survivors of a wrongful death victim.

A claim for wrongful death may include compensation for the following:

  • Reimbursement for all medical expenses incurred as a result of the negligence
  • Reimbursement for the loss of any future income
  • Reimbursement for property damage, if applicable
  • Reimbursement for any future services normally provided to you by the person who has died
  • Reimbursement for loss of consortium, meaning a spouse’s right to the companionship, help and affection from the person who has died
  • Reimbursement for any punitive damages if the negligence was found to be criminal

Every state has a “statute of limitations” (the amount of time allotted to file a claim for negligence). You must protect your family’s rights by making sure that the negligent party is held accountable for your loss.

Although it is extremely hard, it is crucial that you preserve any supporting evidence and file your claim within the legal time limits. A New Jersey wrongful death attorney from Levinson Axelrod, P.A. can help with this process.

Causes of Wrongful Death

There is a variety of possible ways that a person can suffer an untimely demise. Some of the causes include:

  • Car crashes
  • Truck collisions
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • On-the-job trauma
  • Medical malpractice
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Defective product injuries
  • Inadequate security to prevent violence
  • Property owner negligence
  • Law enforcement wrongdoing
  • Occupational disease
  • Defective and dangerous drugs

Unfortunately, nearly any accident can lead to the early, unwarranted death of an individual. If you believe another party was responsible for your loved one’s death, you may have a claim for wrongful death.

As traumatizing as this time may be, the party responsible for your loved one’s death should be held responsible for the pain, suffering and losses you have to endure. Contact one of the compassionate New Jersey wrongful death lawyers at Levinson Axelrod, P.A. We are determined to defend the rights of the deceased and their families.

Contact Our New Jersey Wrongful Death Lawyers

If you have lost a loved one to wrongful death, then a skilled and experienced personal injury attorney can help you take legal action to claim damages. If your loss was caused by another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation.

Let the New Jersey injury lawyers of Levinson Axelrod, P.A. help you. We have the skill and expertise to pursue justice for you and your family. You deserve justice.

We are proud to defend the rights of our New Jersey neighbors and offer the legal support that families of wrongful death victims deserve. We accept clients in the following areas:

  • Newark
  • Flemington
  • Perth Amboy
  • Franklin Township
  • Middleton
  • Monroe
  • Woodbridge
  • Edison
  • Elizabeth
  • Middlesex
  • New Brunswick
  • …and the surrounding communities

Contact us today by calling 1-800-346-5529. We are here for a free, confidential discussion of your rights and how to pursue the justice you deserve.

To get started right away, simply fill out the Free Case Evaluation form at the top of this page.

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