At Varcadipane & Pinnisi, PC., our compassionate New Jersey wrongful death lawyers are dedicated to seeking full compensation for family members who have lost a loved one as a result of the negligent, intentional, or careless and wrongful acts of another. We represent clients who have lost loved ones from:
We know how devastating it is to lose a loved one. When their death could have been prevented, it can make the devastation that much worse. You deserve justice and compensation.
A wrongful death claim arises from another party’s negligence or intentional act, just like a personal injury claim. However, in a wrongful death claim, the decedent isn’t here to file a personal injury claim. As such, the law allows for a personal representative to file a wrongful death claim in their absence seeking compensation for the damages resulting from their death. Basically, a wrongful death lawsuit can be pursued if the victim– could have pursued a personal injury lawsuit against another party if they had not died.
Examples of potential wrongful death claims include:
Like a personal injury lawsuit, a wrongful death claim requires the person bringing the lawsuit to prove the at-fault party’s negligence. To have a successful wrongful death claim, the four elements of negligence must be shown:
A New Jersey wrongful death claim in New Jersey must be filed by a personal representative of the decedent’s eligible survivors. The representative is frequently the executor named in the decedent’s will. Suppose there was no will, which is unfortunately common. In that case, the representative will be the individual the probate court appoints to serve as the administrator of the decedent’s estate.
The representative, usually through a New Jersey wrongful death lawyer, files the lawsuit on behalf of surviving family members who are entitled to inherit from the victim through New Jersey’s intestacy laws. Those family members can include:
If you are wondering who can bring a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of your deceased loved one or who deserves to receive compensation, consult with an experienced New Jersey wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after their death.
Suppose you’ve lost a loved one in New Jersey or New York due to the negligent actions of another person. In that case, you can count on a certified trial attorney at Varcadipane & Pinnisi, PC, to be here for you. Call us at 800-616-2916 or contact us online to schedule a complimentary consultation with a skilled New Jersey wrongful death lawyer.
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