New Jersey Wrongful Death Attorneys
It is a devastating time for family members when a loved one passes away. This devastation is compounded when the death is caused by the wrongful or negligent acts of another. That is when it's time contact a wrongful death lawyer in NJ.
When a loved one passes away due to negligence, a family’s mental anguish is often accompanied by a responsibility to medical, hospital and funeral expenses. In many cases, the loss of financial support also has to be endured.
In New Jersey, a wrongful death lawsuit consists of two parts: a survival action and a wrongful death action. The survival action allows recovery for damages that may include pain and suffering, medical bills, and any lost wages up until death. The wrongful death action allows lawyers in NJ to assist in the the recovery for losses associated with death, including funeral expenses, hospital expenses, lost companionship, lost earnings, lost prospective earning capacity and more.
Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New Jersey
The State of New Jersey has statues that deal specifically with establishing compensation for wrongful death to identify and ascertain:
- Who can bring a claim for wrongful death
- Survivors who can be compensated when there is wrongful death
- The damages that are recoverable
Additionally, New Jersey provides a shortened statute of limitations requiring wrongful death lawyer claims to be brought within two years of the death.
Our New Jersey wrongful death attorneys are dedicated to pursuing wrongful death claims that seek full compensation for family members who have lost a loved one as a result of the negligence or wrongful acts of another. We have experience with claims that include deaths resulting from:
- Automobile accidents
- Medical malpractice
- On-the-job accidents
- Railroad accidents
- Accidents and deaths caused by asbestos
- Accidents caused by unsafe products
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligent or wrongful acts of another, work with wrongful death lawyers in NJ who can provide the resources and experience needed to benefit you and your family. Get your free consultation today or call 855-800-0093 for more information about filing a claim for a wrongful death lawsuit. You can also contact us.