New Jersey Wrongful Death Attorney
Compassionate and Effective Representation for Wrongful Death Claims
Coping with the unexpected loss of a loved one due to an accident is a struggle that few people understand. When someone else’s recklessness or negligence caused a preventable death, the situation is even harder to handle. No dollar amount can ever make up for such a loss, but a wrongful death lawsuit can offer the family financial assistance in the aftermath of an unimaginable tragedy.
When you are in the midst of this type of devastating loss, the lawyers at Keefe Law Firm are here to help you. We have experience helping the families of wrongful death victims in New Jersey recover monetary damages. You deserve compensation for your family’s loss and suffering. A wrongful death attorney from Keefe Law Firm can help you get it.
When Can I File a Wrongful Death Claim?
A wrongful death can be the tragic result of almost any kind of accident. Regardless of the cause, our attorneys can investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one. We collect the evidence you need for your case, including witness testimonies. We also know where to find experts who can testify on your behalf. These kinds of experts may include accident reconstructionists and engineers, as well as economists and forensic specialists.
No one should ever have to cope with the wrongful death of someone they love. But if you are, our law firm can help you get the financial help you need. Our attorneys can help you with cases involving any cause of wrongful death, including:
- Car and truck accidents
- Construction site accidents
- Defective products
- Medical malpractice
- Nursing home neglect
- Workplace accidents, including asbestos exposure
According to New Jersey law, you may file a wrongful death case on behalf of your loved one for the same reasons that he or she would have been able to file a personal injury case. That is, you must be able to prove that someone’s negligence was a direct cause of the accident that resulted in injury or death.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New Jersey?
A death affects everyone in the victim’s life, from friends and family to coworkers and neighbors. However, you may only be a part of a wrongful death lawsuit if you are closely related to the victim. This kind of claim can benefit:
- A surviving spouse
If there is no surviving spouse or children, then the following people may bring a wrongful death action:
Most often, an attorney will file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the victim’s family for:
- Loss of income or financial support
- Loss of companionship, including comfort and guidance
- Funeral costs
- Medical costs from the accident
Call a New Jersey Wrongful Death Attorney for a Free Initial Consultation
Wrongful death cases bring a myriad of unanswered questions. How did this happen? Who caused this? Where can I get help? How will I move forward with my life after this loss? A New Jersey wrongful death attorney at Keefe Law Firm can work with you to answer these questions and more.
We have law offices in Red Bank, New Brunswick and Newark, which allows us to accept a wrongful death or personal injury case from anywhere across the state. Contact us online or call today to schedule your free initial consultation.