New York Wrongful Death Lawyers

Tragically, some accidents result in wrongful death.  Not only are family members and loved ones left with a hole that can never be fulfilled, when the victim (the “decedent”) is a family breadwinner, those who are dependent upon the decedent also suffer financially.

We understand.

As such, a wrongful death claim is brought to recover damages for the injuries that the surviving family and/or estate have suffered due to the death of the victim.

To learn more about the claims involved in a wrongful death lawsuit, please see “Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New York?

How We Help

As New York wrongful death lawyers, we understand that no amount of money can make up for the loss of a loved one.  We can, however, work toward obtaining full and complete financial compensation to those legally responsible for the wrongful death.

If we are retained, we will be with you and your family at every step in the wrongful death process.  We will hire accident reconstructionists, medical experts, economic experts, investigators, and other professionals, as necessary, so that we can properly build a strong case for you.

We are tenacious in representing our clients – we understand what is at stake.  In a wrongful death matter, there is only one opportunity to seek full recovery for our clients.  When a family breadwinner has died, it’s important to seek the maximum compensation possible under law, particularly if there are minor children left behind.

Call us today so that we can meet with you about your matter.  There is no charge or obligation for this meeting.  We want to learn about your case, and we can explain how we help clients in wrongful death cases in New York.  Because we generally accept cases on a contingency fee basis, we are only compensated when we obtain a settlement or award of damages.

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More Information About Wrongful Death & Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in New York

Damages for Wrongful Death

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New York?

Death in the Workplace


Client Review

I’m very grateful for Attorney Friedlander and all his staff that worked for a settlement for my Mother’s death due to wrongful death by negligence at a nursing home. It just confirms my belief that nursing homes are only there for the money, and many of the 18 year old kids working there, with no proper training, education, are totally unqualified and are also just there for a paycheck. God only knows what happens when there are no visitors or relatives there. From what I observed, many staff members were sharp, and disrespectful. 
There may be a day that these same people are unfortunate to be in a Nursing Facility, and are treated the same way that they treated the elderly as an employee. 
I can only hope that these nursing facilities can get their acts together sooner than later, knowing that there WILL be more lawsuits coming their way under their current “best practices”. So, KUDOS to Attorney Bill Friedlander, Christa, Billie, and so many other people who helped win this battle and have provided some much needed closure during my time of much grief and sorrow. Thank you all so much!

Avvo 5 Star Review – Anonymous

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