Few things in life are more tragic than unexpectedly losing a loved one due to an accident. And when that accident was caused by the careless and reckless actions of another person, the tragedy is compounded many times over. Not only are surviving family members left to deal with the devastating emotional loss, but more than likely, they will also be left to sort out the financial and legal impacts as well.
A wrongful death attorney can help you through your difficult time
Because of the pain and stress of losing a family member can be overwhelming, you may not be in a good position to make important decisions that can impact your family for many years to come. With so much on the line, it makes good sense to hire the best possible wrongful death attorney you can find. An attorney will become your most valuable ally as you move forward and sort through a host of challenges.
Perhaps the most important of these is that an attorney will be able to separate out emotions from facts and use that clear thinking to guide you through a legal process if you are seeking compensation through a wrongful death claim. Just like all other legal matters, a wrongful death claim can be a long drawn out affair and it may be complicated to build a case.
How a fatal accident attorney can help you
With many years of experience, the Law Offices of Patricia Eiges has been helping families rebuild their lives by recovering compensation for a variety of losses. Ms. Eiges can assist families who have been the victims of a wrongful death incident by seeking damages for:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral expenses
- The lost capacity to earn future wages
- Pain and suffering
- A loss of companionship
A loss of possible inheritance from what the deceased would have been able to save if they had lived
Exemplary damages, which are designed to punish the person who’s actions led to the wrongful death, if it can be shown that they were grossly negligent or that their actions were a willful act.
The Law Offices of Patricia Eiges serves clients in Hazlet and other surrounding New Jersey communities. Call today to schedule a free consultation.