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Under New York law, it is well-established that an accident victim can take legal action against the person or entity that negligently causes an accident. Personal injury or tort lawsuits ensure that people or companies who are negligent and who break the law must pay financially for their actions. Injury lawsuits also ensure that victims of negligence or wrongdoing do not end up suffering uncompensated out-of-pocket losses as a result of what happened to them.
In this article, Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo addresses five frequently
asked questions about wrongful death litigation in New Jersey.
What to Know if You Have Lost a Loved One in an
What is a “Wrongful Death”?
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Accidents happen all the time. Some are minor with relatively little to no injury, while others are serious enough to take a human life. An accident by definition is unplanned and unwanted. When an accident leads to bad outcomes such as injury or death, the legal question arises as to whether someone caused the accident through negligence. People can contribute to an accident without meaning to, but they may still be held responsible for the outcomes under certain conditions.
The term wrongful death refers to a person’s death that was caused by the negligence or misconduct of another. The loss of a loved one is an overwhelming tragedy. When your loved one’s death was caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another, you may want to obtain justice on their behalf, but find yourself overwhelmed by the legal technicalities of the situation.
While no amount of compensation can make up for your loved one’s death, the last... Read More