If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence or recklessness of another individual, our experienced team at our Long Island wrongful death law firm is ready to help you and your family find the support you need to move forward.
Filing a wrongful death lawsuit may be the best course of legal action to provide your family with some of the justice you deserve. The Harrison Law Group, P.C. is full of legal professionals who can deftly handle New York's wrongful death statutes in order to help your family during this trying time.
In the state of New York you need proof of the following five elements in a wrongful death claim:
If all five of these elements are able to be proven, the personal representative of the deceased's estate has up to two years to file a wrongful death claim. There are many types of damages that can be awarded in a wrongful death claim including funeral expenses, lost inheritance, and medical expenses related to the deceased's final injury or illness.
At our Long Island personal injury law firm, our team can help your family fight for the damages they deserve in a wrongful death claim. Call us today at 1-800-Injury-Law for a free, no-obligation consultation.