Wrongful death law applies in cases in which the defendant’s actions results in the death of the victim. As a result, it leaves behind the surviving family members who suffers from victim’s absence. Our personal injury lawyers are well versed in New Jersey’s Wrongful Death Act and Survival Statute. This law gives legal protection and rights to family members to file a case against the defendant. Further, the purpose of this law is to compensate the survivors. As a result, they can recover for the loss of financial, emotional, and other support the victim had been contributing. Our personal injury attorney can help you file a case and will provide sound legal counsel. Talk to us now!
Why You Should Hire Us?
Wrongful death often happens due to someones negligence. These are cases in which the defendant was careless, causing an accident or otherwise causing harm to the victim. For example, an auto accident happens due to drunk driver or a medical malpractice from the carelessness of a doctor. Therefore, a surviving family has right to ask for compensation. The compensation amount depends upon for medical bills, loss of income, and insurance. In addition, it includes other damages that the victim endured between the time of the injury and the time of death.
Our Ocean County personal injury lawyers will fight hard to get you compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one. Contact us today for free advice. Visit our office to discuss your case with our attorneys.
Below, in a nutshell, you will find some of the aspects of a wrongful death lawsuit. It is essential to take advantage of our free consultations at Riviere Advocacy Group LLC to know about your rights.
My husband, a banker, lost his life in a very bad car accident. It is very saddening and my family and I are very worried about how we will get by financially, without my husband’s support! Can we expect to be compensated for our loss?
- Loss of companionship
- The value of domestic services such as housekeeping, childcare and other household chores
- The pecuniary value of parental guidance and care which the decedent would have provided to his/her family, including developmental nurturing, coaching, education and guidance
- Hospital, medical and funeral expenses that would have otherwise been provided for by the decedent.
- The death or serious injury of a family member was caused by the defendant’s negligence.
- A marital or intimate familial relationship between plaintiff and the injured person existed.
- The plaintiff actually observed the death or injury at the scene of the accident and resulted in severe emotional distress to the plaintiff.