Wrongful Death

Long Island Wrongful Death Lawyer

Seeking Justice After Losing a Loved One

The loss of a loved one in an accident is extremely traumatic, and can leave a family both emotionally shocked and grief stricken. Many times the family may not know exactly what caused the accident or whether or not another party was responsible for the incident. A personal injury attorney will ensure that an independent, comprehensive investigation is conducted, and help you pursue wrongful death benefits if someone else's negligence contributed to the death of your loved one.

Why Call Our NY Wrongful Death Lawyers?

  • We have more than 150 years of combined experience
  • We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients
  • We don’t get paid unless we win your case

In many cases, the insurance company or responsible party will push back and attempt to get the family to settle for lower damages than they are owed. At The Odierno Law Firm, P.C., we find it unacceptable to take advantage of a grieving family. We dedicate our knowledge and experience to helping victims and families of victims obtain compensation for the financial effects of their losses.

We know that nothing can bring a loved one back, but we can at least make sure that the expenses incurred in an accident don't financially ruin the family. With our trusted and compassionate legal team, we will ensure your pursuit of damages is done with the utmost of care and concern following your loss.

Request a free case evaluation with our Long Island wrongful death lawyers today.

What is a Wrongful Death Suit?

A wrongful death claim typically involves the filing of a lawsuit in civil court to recover monetary damages for a death caused by another party's negligence.

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The types of compensation awarded in these cases can include:

  • Hospital and medical expenses prior to death
  • Any pain or suffering experienced by the deceased prior to his or her death
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Loss of support
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of care provided to dependents
  • The value of household services provided by the deceased

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Suit?

A personal representative of the deceased is legally able to file a wrongful death suit. Unlike many other states, family members who typically are able to file a wrongful death case must also be appointed a personal representative in the state of New York in order to have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

The claim must be filed within two years of the date of death before the statute of limitations runs out.

Hire a Caring Legal Team You Can Trust

If you are the spouse, parent or child of an individual that lost his or her life in an accident, speak with an attorney at The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. We have successfully represented many family members in wrongful death cases, and we can discuss the steps involved in pursuing a claim. Our firm has all of the resources needed to investigate the incident, and we will pursue a just settlement with relentless determination.

It is important that any party responsible for the accident be held accountable for their negligent acts. We will work tirelessly to establish fault and will never back down from complex cases involving large corporate entities.

Call The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. today to discuss your case.

Why Us?

  • You Will Not Pay Us Unless We Win Your Case
  • Our Firm is Backed By Trial Success & Client Satisfaction
  • We Will Review Your Personal Injury Claim For Free
  • We Have Over 150 Years of Combined Legal Experience
Dedicated To You

We are committed to getting you the compensation you deserve for the injuries you have sustained. We are determined to fight for you. We have a no recovery, no fee policy, so you don't pay unless we win.

We Have Recovered Over 150 Million
Dollars For Our Clients

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  • $1.6 Million Dollar Settlement
  • $850,000 Mediated Settlement
  • $600,000 Trial Verdict
  • $555,000 Mediated Settlement
  • $395,000 Settlement at Jury Selection
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