Philadelphia Wrongful Death Lawyers
Helping Families Seek Justice for Their Loved Ones
When a loved one dies as a result of negligence, recklessness, or carelessness by another person, their family may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Though no amount of money can ease the devastation of their loss, compensation enables families to pay for things like medical bills, funeral expenses, or day-to-day expenses to which their income contributed. Our team of Philadelphia wrongful death attorneys is committed to providing you with the compassionate, tenacious support you need during this difficult time.
Wrongful death cases can come about from many different types of issues, such as:
- Medical malpractice
- Insufficient training from employer
- Inadequate safety equipment
- Hazardous working conditions
- Motor vehicle collisions
- Accidental drowning
Call us at (267) 214-8608 to fight aggressively for your family! Initial consultations are always free.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?
Usually, dependents and immediate family members can file a wrongful death claim. These close relatives must be affected financially by the loved one’s death. It is important for these family members to file the lawsuit within 2 years of the accident.
How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim?
The statute of limitations to file a wrongful death claim in Pennsylvania is two years from the date of your loved one’s death. It’s important to note that the date of your loved one’s death can be different from the date of the accident that caused their injuries. It’s important to speak to a lawyer as soon as possible about your claim. Our experienced attorneys offer free, no-obligation consultations so you have nothing to lose by contacting our firm today.
What Does a Wrongful Death Claim Cover?
Although we understand that money is the last thought on our minds following the passing of a loved one, it is vital that those who wish to file a wrongful death claim speak with their Philadelphia wrongful death attorneys as quickly as possible so as not to be taken advantage of by the negligent party. The family members of the deceased may be eligible to recover money for funeral bills, lost wages, lost benefits, lost inheritance, general anguish, punitive anguish, and other potential areas for recoup.
Contact us for a free consultation on how to file your wrongful death claim at (267) 214-8608. We have 30+ years of combined experiences helping families just like you.
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