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Wrongful Death

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While no amount of money can bring back or replace a loved one, wrongful death compensation may help your family to move forward with some closure and help protect their financial future.  A wrongful death is any death that is another person’s fault.  Family members or beneficiaries of the decedent typically file the lawsuit in order to seek compensation to cover the earnings and other services the deceased would have provided.  Other damages that may also be recovered include:

  • Expenses associated with the death, such as medical and funeral bills
  • Lost benefits, such as insurance, from the death
  • Loss of inheritance from an untimely death
  • Pain, suffering, or mental anguish suffered by the victim prior to their death
  • Loss of companionship, care, or protection
  • Punitive damages, which are intended to punish wrongdoers and prevent them from harming others

The most common cause of a wrongful death claim is an automobile accident, however there are many types of incidents which can result in death including:

The amount awarded is based upon the pain and suffering of the victim, the projected earning potential of the deceased, loss of companionship and service which would have been provided to the family, and medical costs. Our firm serves the families of the victims, and we understand the overwhelming grief and stress that is caused by the loss of a loved one.  The attorneys at Pfeiffer Bruno who handle wrongful death cases are committed to providing excellent legal services and personal support for families whose loved ones who died unexpectedly.  In PA call 610-258-4003 in NJ call 908-454-7100 or email us today to schedule your free consultation.