Losing a loved one is an emotionally devastating experience in and of itself. However, losing a loved one due to the negligence of another is different matter entirely, and calls for immediate legal intervention. Cases of wrongful death occur by the thousands every year, and proving fault and collecting damages can be a highly complex process. Without experienced legal counsel, surviving family members may find it difficult to retrieve the compensation they need to remain financially afloat. If you’ve recently lost a loved one, and you feel the carelessness and disregard of another is to blame, it’s important that you seek New Jersey legal advice to learn more about retrieving the justice and remuneration your family deserves.
How a Lawyer Can Help
Wrongful death commonly occurs as a result of serious vehicular wrecks, such as automobile, motorcycle, hit-and-run, and truck accidents. In order to receive a fair settlement, surviving family members need to have solid proof that the defendant’s negligence cost their loved one their life. Relying on New Jersey legal advice provided by well-practiced wrongful death lawyers will help guide you and your family through such an emotional, difficult time. By collecting the necessary evidence, including police reports, eyewitness accounts, video, photographs, and other useful pieces of information, they’ll assist you with successfully proving fault.
You can’t put a price on the relationship you had with your loved one. However, part of proving fault is forcing a negligent defendant to take responsibility for the damages they’ve caused. Medical bills and funeral costs alone are often enough to place surviving family members in a deep financial hole. Those expenses, along with any future monetary losses are calculated and awarded to the victim’s family. In addition to economic damages, compensation for the immense pain and anguish endured by the surviving family members is awarded. By securing your rights to a fair settlement, you and your family can focus on the grieving process without having to manage sudden financial difficulties.
The law firm of Krivitzky, Springer & Feldman is backed with almost 100 years of combined experience in handling wrongful death claims. They have the knowledge to help guide you through the process, and the aggressiveness to get you the compensation you and your family are entitled to. To schedule a free consultation at your convenience.