If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another, you may be entitled to receive compensation through a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim is brought by either the appointed Executor of the decedent’s estate pursuant to the will or an Administrator of the Estate, frequently a spouse or child of the decedent. You need an experienced Long Island wrongful death lawyer, like Marc Albert to represent you in your loved ones wrongful death case.
Wrongful death cases can result from just about any type of personal injury case, including:
Long Island wrongful death lawyer Marc Albert has been fighting for the rights of wrongful death victims for more than 20 years. During this time, he has witnessed first-hand the personal tragedy caused by these events, and he understands the importance of being there for you and your family every step of the way during this difficult time. While no amount of money can truly compensate you for the loss of your loved one, a successful resolution of your claim through settlement or verdict can help ensure that you can continue to provide for your family.
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A Complex Area of Law
Wrongful death claims are highly complex and require the assistance of a skilled, experienced wrongful death lawyer. There are many factors which contribute to the value of your claim, and your wrongful death lawyer in NYC must know how to accurately calculate your damages. Mr. Albert, NYC wrongful death attorney, works closely with economists and financial analysts who can provide expert witness testimony demonstrating the value of your claim.
Long Island wrongful death laws also have strict provisions about the types of damages that can and can’t be recovered. There are generally two types of damages recoverable in wrongful death cases – pecuniary loss and conscious pain and suffering. Pecuniary loss refers to economic losses suffered due to the untimely passing of the decedent and include but are not limited to:
Damages for pain and suffering in New York are only permitted for the period of time that the injured party was conscious. Through his extensive experience in handling wrongful death cases, Mr. Albert has a strong understanding of how these laws impact your case.
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Why Choose Marc Albert – Long Island wrongful death attorney
For nearly a decade, Marc Albert – a New York wrongful death lawyer ran the personal injury section of Seeger Weiss, a prominent mass tort and personal injury firm in New York. During that time, he developed a strong track record of success as a premier NYC wrongful death attorney – that includes many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.
When you work with Mr. Albert, you will benefit from this big law firm experience, while receiving the highly personalized attention that can only be provided by a small firm. It is this combination that distinguishes Mr. Albert from many of his colleagues. He will personally handle every aspect of your case from start to finish.
While Mr. Albert strives to bring your case to a prompt resolution, he will never recommend settling a case if doing so will not maximize your recovery. He is eminently qualified to take your case to trial, and he has the trial experience to deliver the results you deserve in court.
Please contact us today to schedule your free initial consultation. Mr. Albert, NYC’s top wrongful death lawyer, serves clients throughout the New York City metropolitan area from his offices in Queens, Manhattan, and Long Island.
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