Wrongful Death Attorneys in Philadelphia, PA

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Philadelphia Wrongful Death Attorneys To Help You Seek Justice For Your Loss

wrongful death law firm philadelphia If a loved one’s death is the result of someone else’s negligence, you are certainly experiencing a flood of emotions. Losing a loved one is the hardest thing a person will ever have to go through. Sudden loss due to someone else’s negligence is unbearable. You do not have to go through this difficult time alone. Survivors deserve justice as well as compensation for their loss.

A Philadelphia wrongful death lawyer is necessary at this difficult time. An experienced wrongful death attorney will file a wrongful death lawsuit and help to bring closure to your family and ensure that all of the responsible parties are held accountable for their failures. If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s mistake, contact a personal injury lawyer who has experience handling wrongful death cases in Philadelphia, PA, and all surrounding counties in Pennsylvania.

The Philadelphia wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of Craig A. Altman have the experience and track record of recovering damages in wrongful death settlements and in a Philadelphia wrongful death lawsuit. They work closely with qualified experts who will lend their years of experience to your wrongful death claim when it comes to gathering testimony, medical evidence, and, when necessary, accident reconstruction information.

The Most Common Causes of Wrongful Death Cases in PA

Wrongful deaths are generally caused by another person’s careless or negligent actions. Sometimes, wrongful death is the result of a person’s deliberate actions. A person facing criminal charges for murder can also be sued for wrongful death. However, even when the person who caused the death wasn’t aware of their wrongdoing, that may still be considered negligent and they may be responsible for paying medical bills or funeral costs and wrongful death damages to surviving family members.

The Philadelphia wrongful death lawyers at the Law Offices of Craig A. Altman have filed wrongful death claims for all types of conduct that lead to wrongful death. Wrongful death lawsuits can be based on any number of actions including:

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When You've Been Injured, We Will Help

The Law Offices of Craig A. Altman will help you seek monetary compensation for:

Medical Expenses

Hospital bills can be overwhelming, particularly if your accident caused brain & spinal injuries or other serious injuries. Reimbursement for medical bills is an essential part of recovery in an injury case.

Future Medical Treatments​

Serious injury to your neck and/or back may require years of medical attention and exhaustive physical therapy.

Lost Income​

Recovery for lost wages is essential. In addition, you could be entitled to income continuation.

Timing Matters in Personal Injury Cases

You Need to Act Quickly to Preserve Your Legal Rights

A personal injury case must be filed within a certain period of time as per PA law. A personal injury lawyer can explain what is called the “statute of limitations” in detail. Basically, the statute of limitations on personal injury cases in Pennsylvania is two years from the date of your injury.

After this time has passed, you may be barred forever from bringing a claim. Additionally, your insurance company might require you to provide a statement within 30 days of the accident. Our Pennsylvania personal injury attorney will make sure all necessary documentation for your case is filed in a timely fashion.

Tough Cases. Tougher Lawyers.

The Law Offices of Craig A. Altman is proud of the reputation it has built successfully negotiating and litigating for clients who have suffered personal injuries due to someone’s negligence.

Learn more about this personal injury law firm, the legal team, and its verdicts and settlements. An experienced attorney is what you will need and want if you seek to obtain maximum compensation for your injury case.

PA Wrongful Death FAQs

Under Pennsylvania law, wrongful death lawsuits may be brought by immediate family members, which is limited to the surviving spouse, parent, or child.

If someone you love died due to someone else’s mistake or negligence, you need an experienced lawyer who’s familiar with wrongful death claims, Pennsylvania wrongful death lawsuits and  the state’s statute of limitations. We will fight tirelessly for your family’s right to financial compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral expenses, and more.

If your loved one died as the result of someone else’s negligence, you deserve maximum compensation, and someone needs to be held accountable for their negligence. Experienced wrongful death attorneys will thoroughly examine the available evidence to determine the exact cause of the wrongful death. They will determine the identities of all potentially liable parties and work tirelessly to get you compensated for your loss. Our wrongful death lawyers will assist in all ways necessary to make your case including:

  • Investigate the facts of your case

  • Preserve evidence

  • Locate and question witnesses and interview any and all parties who can potentially back up your claim

  • Employ experts including medical and accident reconstruction

  • Speak with the responding officer(s) and examine the officer’s police reports and any drawings and measurements 

  • Inspect the vehicles involved in the car accident for potential defects

  • Review medical records

  • Advise on the deceased person’s estate

  • Negotiate with the insurance company

  • Appear at settlement conferences and court dates

  • Litigate your case in court at trial

Wrongful death cases are emotional. Our Philadelphia wrongful death lawyers will fight to get you the compensation you need to move on.

Call the Law Offices of Craig A. Altman for a Free Consultation with a Dedicated Wrongful Death Lawyer

The Philadelphia wrongful death lawyers at the Law Offices of Craig A. Altman are knowledgeable of the Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Act. They have represented wrongful death victims and acted as legal and personal representatives for those who seek compensation and seek legal representation after a victim’s death.

The wrongful death lawyers at the Law Offices of Craig A. Altman are compassionate, dedicated attorneys who are sensitive to a client’s needs outside of the courtroom and can provide both legal and emotional support. At this difficult time, you deserve to be with your loved ones. Let an experienced wrongful death attorney take care of your legal matters. If you are in need of legal advice or would like to get started with a wrongful death claim, call the Law Offices of Craig Altman, or use our online contact form to schedule a free case evaluation.

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