Losing a loved one is hard enough without worrying about financial wellbeing. If you’ve suffered the tragic loss of a loved one through workplace injury or medical malpractice, we’ll fight for the compensation you deserve.
McEldrew Purtell has been at the winning end of over $200 million in person injury settlements in the past 30 years. The following wrongful death verdicts are selected from a variety of causes:
As a result of the tragedy, we understand that you may have a variety of financial concerns. You may incur a variety of expenses as a result of your family member’s death, from medical bills to funeral expenses. You may also be suffering from the lost wages of your family member.
Family of those lost in wrongful death cases — including spouses, children, parents, grandparents and legal guardians — may be able to file wrongful death lawsuits, depending on state rules and individual circumstance. These lawsuits should make considerations for:
We represent all wrongful death cases on a contingency fee basis — there is no attorney fee unless you recover. Unfortunately, we cannot bring your family member back. But we can fight to get you the compensation that you and your family deserve.
In cases of wrongful death, the best course of action is to consult with skilled attorneys like those at McEldrew Purtell as soon as possible. Although filing suit may seem like a secondary concern when dealing with a loved one’s death, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York law all state that wrongful death cases must be filed within two years from the death date with a few exceptions — other states set their statutes of limitations as short as one year for such cases.