The unexpected loss of a family member is even more tragic when their death is caused by someone else’s reckless or deliberately malicious behavior. The understanding attorneys at The Law Firm of Cheryl Kitton work to help survivors in New York cope with their new circumstances. In settlement negotiations and at trial, we advocate for our clients to receive compensation that allows them to settle their loved one’s affairs and find a measure of justice for their wrongful death.
A representative of a deceased person’s estate may have a valid basis for a wrongful death lawsuit if the death was a direct result of another person’s or organization’s negligent or intentional actions. Our law firm may represent you and your family if you lost a loved one due to any of the following causes:
Our thorough understanding of New York wrongful death laws enables us to skillfully handle all legal aspects of your case and to seek the remedy you deserve. Those laws set a time limit to pursue a wrongful death claim, so it is essential you seek the legal help you need as early as possible.
We understand the profound impacts of the loss of a loved one, which is why we devote substantial resources to every wrongful death case we take. The damages awarded in a wrongful death lawsuit depend on a variety of factors, including the severity of the accident and the individual’s suffering prior to passing. Our attorneys strive to help clients receive compensation for:
We employ private investigators and work with expert witnesses to ensure that our cases are as strong as possible. We may also collect and preserve evidence from the accident scene and obtain testimony from people with first-person knowledge of your loved one’s passing. We explore all options before focusing in on a tailored legal strategy to help our clients receive the maximum compensation possible.
The dedicated attorneys at The Law Firm of Cheryl Kitton pursue justice for wrongful death victims. If you have lost a family member to someone’s negligent or reckless actions, call our Bellmore office at 516-240-2949 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with a qualified lawyer.