Fault in a Wrongful Death Case

Fishkill Injury Attorney Serving Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, and Nearby Areas of New York

Losing a loved one unexpectedly is a traumatic event no one should have to undergo. And yet negligence, accidents and misconduct lead to these fatalities every day in the US.

As an experienced wrongful death lawyer serving Fishkill, Poughkeepsie and the surrounding New York areas, attorney Ira Maurer is committed to handling these cases compassionately and skillfully. For a free evaluation of your case, please call The Maurer Law Firm at 845-896-5295.

Potential Liable Parties in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Upon investigating your case, Mr. Maurer can determine the potential at-fault parties in your loved one's wrongful death. In these types of lawsuits, there are a wide array of people or entities that may have been the ultimate cause of the death:

  • Individuals
  • Corporations
  • Businesses
  • Government agencies

There are certain parties who are legally immune from a wrongful death lawsuit, and Mr. Maurer can determine whether the responsible party can have a claim brought against them.

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

If your loved one's death was someone else's fault, you may have a wrongful death claim. Common causes of these types of fatalities include:

Virtually any accident, intentional act or misconduct may be grounds for a lawsuit.

Your Wrongful Death Consultation

In addition to having decades of experience in his field, Mr. Maurer works tirelessly to pursue the results his clients want. He also offers a free consultation so that you can learn about our law firm and so that we can learn about your case. During your consultation, he'll answer any questions you may have and address all of your concerns, such as:

  • Am I an eligible survivor to file a wrongful death suit?
  • Can I recover compensation to pay for my loved one's funeral expenses?
  • What about compensation to replace the lost financial contributions of my loved one?
  • How long do you think it will take to resolve my case?

A wrongful death not only causes you grief and suffering, but you're also dealing with the legal ramifications, insurance companies, end-of-life expenses and other problems. Mr. Maurer is committed to lessening your burden by handling your case while you focus on your emotional health.

If you have lost a loved one because of wrongful death circumstances in Poughkeepsie, Fishkill or elsewhere in New York, please call The Maurer Law Firm for a free consultation at 845-896-5295.