New Jersey Wrongful Death Lawyer
Fighting for Grieving Loved Ones Since 1987
The death of a loved one affects every area of our lives. The emotional impact can leave us traumatized for years, especially with sudden and accidental deaths. When a traumatic event takes away our spouses or parents, the loss of income makes life even harder for us or our children. Through it all, victims are haunted by the fact that no one has answered for their loved ones’ death.
Wrongful death lawsuits are claims where courts allow spouses, children, and certain family members to hold at-fault parties liable for the damages caused by a loved one’s death. These damages include both economic and emotional losses—and in many cases, will include punitive damages that exist solely to punish the offending party. Accidents caused by serious negligent demand a different level of civil justice—that’s what wrongful death suits provide.
Damages claimed by grieving family members include:
- Loss of present income
- Loss of future earnings
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of consortium (for spouses)
- Loss of parental influence (for children)
- Emotional pain and suffering
- Funeral expenses
- Outstanding medical bills from the accident
Get Guidance from an Experienced Wrongful Death Attorney
Since 1987, The Law Offices of Lloyd E. Bennett, Esq., P.C. has been filing wrongful death cases for victims of loss all over New Jersey. We have been responsible for tens of millions of dollars of recovery for wives, husbands, children, and parents—helping them seek emotional closure and move forward. If you’re looking for justice for the death of a loved one, we have the resources, skills, and experience to help.
Simply call us for a free review of your case. One call allows you to learn if you have a valid case, how much you stand to gain by trial or negotiation, and what we could do to help you fight for what’s right.
Call our law firm at (800) 909-8129 or contact us online for a free case consultation. We look forward to getting you answers. Se habla español.
Experienced & Proven Success Since 1987
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A:If you wish to hold the person responsible for your injuries liable, it is important to know the differences between a claim and a lawsuit. A personal injury claim is the first step, when your attorney files against the parties responsible or liable for the injury. A personal injury lawsuit comes after the claim, taking place in a court of law, if the original claim did not yield the compensation desired by the plaintiffs.
Q:What is negligence?
A:Negligence is one of the key aspects of any personal injury case. Negligence occurs when a person or party does not act with the proper amount of care and caution that a reasonable person would use to prevent harm or injury to another individual, or when the person or party does something harmful that a careful and reasonable person would not have done in a similar situation.
Q:How important is negligence to my case?
A:Negligence is perhaps the most integral factor in an injury claim or lawsuit, and in order to fight for justice against the liable party (also called the defendant), you must first be able to prove their negligence and that it is the direct cause of your injuries.