Ocean Township Wrongful Death Lawyers

The loss of a loved one can make you feel as though your life as been turned upside down. When the death was the result of another person’s negligence, feelings of shock and grief are often coupled by feelings of anger and injustice. In addition to the emotional trauma, the death of a loved one can have significant financial consequences as well. If you have lost a loved one due to the misconduct of another person, our Ocean Township wrongful death lawyers will provide the compassionate, experienced legal counsel you need to file a wrongful death claim.

Wrongful death claims can be complex and emotionally charged, so it is in your best interested to consult with an experienced wrongful death lawyer before filing a claim. Whether the negligent party is an individual, a corporation or a government agency, you need someone on your side to make sure that your rights are protected and that the negligent parties are held liable.

Wrongful death cases can include car accidents, truck accidents and motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, workplace or construction accidents, and deaths caused by dangerous or unsafe products. A wrongful death lawyer can help navigate the complexities of the law and guide you through every step of the claims process.

Types of Damages in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Economic Damages: The following are examples of some of the tangible financial losses that can impact victims’ survivors:

  • Loss of an inheritance
  • Loss of medical benefits and/or pension plans
  • Loss of wages that had been earned by the victim
  • Medical and funeral expenses related to the death
  • The value of the goods and services that would have been provided by the victim

Non-Economic Damages: While less tangible than economic damages, victims can often collect more for non-economic damages, including the following:

  • Loss of consortium from the deceased
  • Loss of emotional support, protection and guidance from the deceased
  • Loss of love and companionship
  • Pain and suffering of the survivors

Punitive Damages:

  • These are generally awarded as punishment when the defendant displays particularly poor behavior

Ocean Township Wrongful Death Lawyers at Fox & Melofchik, LLC Represent Families of Wrongful Death Victims

If you have lost a loved one as a result of another person’s negligence, you may be able to collect damages by filing a wrongful death claim. Our Ocean Township wrongful death lawyers at Fox & Melofchik, LLC will fight on your behalf to secure the maximum financial compensation so that your family can recover from your loss.

To schedule a free consultation, call us today at (732) 493-9400 or contact us online. Our offices are located in Ocean Township where we serve clients in Monmouth County, Middlesex County, Ocean County, Mercer County and the towns of Long Branch, Neptune, Asbury Park, Middletown, Ocean Township, Freehold, Wall, Belmar and Sea Girt.

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