Wrongful Death Attorneys For Upstate NY
AÂ wrongful deathÂ occurs when someone is injured due to negligence and dies from those injuries. Losing a loved one is one of the most devastating tragedies that a person can endure. We understand that in addition to the irreplaceable loss that you have suffered, there are also very serious financial consequences when a member of your family is taken from you. Â While nothing will be able to replace the loss of your loved one, ourÂ personal injury attorneys specializing in wrongful death will fight hard to obtain the best recovery possible for you.
In a wrongful death case, the personal representative of the estate of a deceased person is authorized to file a lawsuit against those responsible for the person’s death. A wrongful death case can arise from any type of personal injury case including automobile, construction, motorcycle and trucking accidents, or defective products.
The death of a loved one is a profound and horrible event. We realize how important it is to assist our clients with the legal challenges that arise after a death and how important it is that the wrongful death action be tenaciously prosecuted so that a full financial recovery can be obtained. The law in a wrongful death case in New York is multifaceted and our attorneys have the experience to build a solid case against all negligent parties.
In the case of the death of a parent who leaves a surviving spouse and dependent children, a claim may be made for the economic loss suffered by them. Economic loss is not limited to loss of earnings alone. Loss of services to the decedent’s spouse as well as loss of parental care and guidance to the decedent’s children may be claimed. In the case of the death of a child loss of services to the parents may be claimed. It is imperative that your personal injury attorney fully understand the Statute and meticulously prepare the case in order to fully prove your economic loss and get you the maximum amount of money possible.
We retain expert economists and financial analysts because every wrongful death case has its own specific facts including lost wages, the cost of care, and many other monetary costs as well as pain and suffering. In order to accurately assess what these costs will be in the future, we use these financial professionals in order to derive the best possible resolution for our clients.
If you lost a loved one as a result of some one elseâ€™s negligence, let the wrongful death attorneys at Maynard, O’Connor, Smith & Catalinotto help you. Our offices are conveniently located in Albany, Johnstown & Saugerties, serving clients throughout the Capital District as well as Hudson, Amsterdam, Ulster County and other areas of Upstate New York.