Brooklyn Wrongful Death Attorneys

Have You Lost a Loved One to Negligence?

Koenigsberg & Associates Law Offices represents families who have suffered the untimely loss of a family member in a preventable accident. By filing a wrongful death lawsuit, families may be able to recover compensation from the responsible party. While no amount of money can ever make a situation such as this right, it can help offset the cost of unexpected medical expenses and funeral and burial costs.

We understand how difficult this time is for you and your family and want you to know that we are here to help in any way possible. We invite you to contact our firm to set up a free evaluation of your case to talk about your legal options.

Contact a Brooklyn wrongful death lawyer to talk about filing a wrongful death lawsuit.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New York?

When a loved one dies in New York as a result of another person’s wrongful action (or inaction), certain people have the right to bring what is essentially a personal injury lawsuit on the deceased person’s behalf. According to New York statute, the following people can pursue legal action:

  • A spouse of the decedent
  • A parent of the decedent
  • A child of the decedent
  • The personal representative for the decedent’s estate

Generally, siblings and cousins of a decedent also have the right to bring a wrongful death case in New York unless they have also been named as the guardian or personal representative of the decedent.

What Types of Damages are Recoverable in Wrongful Death Lawsuits?

Wrongful death claims typically seek the following damages:

  • Medical and funeral expenses
  • Survivors’ pain and suffering
  • Pain and suffering of the decedent prior to death
  • The victim’s future earning and benefits
  • Lost inheritance
  • Mental anguish
  • Possible punitive damages

We Are Available 24/7 to Take Your Call

There is a two-year statute of limitations for wrongful death claims in New York, so do not wait to contact Koenigsberg & Associates Law Offices to speak with an attorney. Our compassionate team stands ready to fight for the compensation you and your family deserve.

Call our office today to get started: (718) 690-3132.

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