Our New York wrongful death lawyers understand the devastating impact that a car accident fatality can have on a family. The tragic and unexpected loss of a loved one can lead to unimaginable emotional pain, as well as financial strain in the form of lost income, costly medical bills and funeral arrangements. Despite strict laws and harsh penalties for disobeying the rules of the road, drivers continue to risk their own lives and the lives of others by driving drunk, speeding and failing to take proper precautions behind the wheel.
If you have lost a family member in a car accident, it is best to speak with a wrongful death lawyer about your rights at this time. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool And The Law Office Of William A. Gallina, LLP, we understand that you are grieving and want to help you make good decisions for your family. As experienced wrongful death lawyers, we can help you consider your legal and financial needs.
What Are Some Common Causes Of Car Accident Deaths?
There are a variety of factors that can contribute to a car accident fatality. Below are some of the most common causes of car accident deaths:
- Drunk Driving
- Distracted Driving
- Failure To Observe Traffic Signals
The Emotional Consequence Of Car Accident Deaths
Family and friends who lose their loved ones in fatal car accidents may experience especially strong feelings of grief and loss. A sudden, violent death is more difficult to process emotionally. It is common for people in this situation to experience issues such as:
- Depression and anxiety
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Difficulty sleeping
- Changes in appetite
If you lost a family member to the negligence of another driver, our wrongful death lawyers will seek compensation for the loss of your loved one, including funeral expenses and future financial needs. Depending on the circumstances of the accident and injuries, we may also seek compensation for lost income, medical bills, pain and suffering and related expenses.
How Do I Schedule A Legal Consultation Regarding A Car Accident Death?
If someone you love has died as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. For a free consultation with our New York wrongful death lawyers, call our Manhattan office at 212.406.1700, our Bronx office at 718.892.0400 or contact us online. We will review your case and discuss your legal options with you. The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool And The Law Office Of William A. Gallina, LLP take all cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning our services are free of charge unless there is a monetary recovery. Our law firm is proud to serve the New York City area, including the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island, as well as the surrounding counties and New Jersey. We offer legal services in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.