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Brooklyn Wrongful Death Lawyers

Assisting Loved Ones with Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Brooklyn

Almost nothing could be worse than losing a loved one in an accident that was entirely preventable. Although no amount of money can ever bring back a loved one, you may be able to open an estate and file a claim for wrongful death damages.

The compassionate Brooklyn wrongful death lawyers at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman have 80 years of experience settling and litigating wrongful death cases. If you are interested in pursuing a wrongful death claim, please call us today to find out how we might be able to assist.

When Wrongful Death Claims Arise

Wrongful death claims typically arise when someone is killed as a result of another person’s negligence. In some instances, these deaths occur in motor vehicle accidents or from on-the-job injuries. Medical malpractice could also be to blame for a wrongful death.

Our experienced team of Brooklyn wrongful death lawyers can determine if you are eligible to file a wrongful death claim. To file the claim, an estate will need to be opened, and a family member must be appointed personal representative of the estate. The personal representative can then file a wrongful death claim on behalf of the estate and seek monetary compensation.

Potential Compensation in Brooklyn Wrongful Death Cases

Potential damages in a Brooklyn wrongful death case might include compensation for any of the following:

  • Lost inheritance

  • Burial expenses

  • Funeral costs

  • Loss of financial support arising from the decedent’s death

The personal representative of the estate may also be able to claim pain and suffering damages from the time the decedent began suffering from his or her final injury or illness. Lost wages incurred from this time might also be compensable.

Finally, the personal representative might be able to pursue compensation for healthcare, nursing home, and medical costs that the decedent incurred up to the time of his or her death.

Our experienced Brooklyn wrongful death lawyers can review the circumstances surrounding the decedent’s death and determine which of these items of damage may be applicable to the facts of your case. We can then pursue those damages on the estate’s behalf.

Call a Brooklyn Wrongful Death Lawyer Today to Schedule a Free Case Evaluation

A wrongful death claim in the state of New York can be extremely complex, and the statutes can be difficult to navigate your way through. If you are contemplating filing a claim for wrongful death on behalf of a loved one, you should seek experienced legal counsel to represent you today.

At Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, our legal team can ensure that any claims are filed on time and that the maximum amount of available compensation is pursued. To schedule a free consultation and case evaluation with a Brooklyn wrongful death lawyer, please call us at (212) 285-3300, or contact us online today.


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