Losing somebody you love is devastating, particularly if their death was caused by the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another person. While there is no amount of money that can fully compensate someone for their loss, the team at Lever & Ecker, PLLC is ready to help when you need closure. Our Yonkers wrongful death attorneys will fully investigate your case to determine liability and hold those responsible for the death of your loved one accountable for their actions.
If you have lost a loved one, you need to turn to an attorney you can trust both personally and professionally to handle your case. Lever & Ecker, PLLC is ready to help.
An attorney is going to be an invaluable resource for a wrongful death claim. These cases could become incredibly complicated, and an attorney will have the resources into legal knowledge available to:
Wrongful death cases arise in various ways in and around the Yonkers area. At Lever & Ecker, PLLC, we regularly help family members who have lost loved ones due to:
In New York, the responsibility for filing a wrongful death claim falls to the personal representative of the deceased’s estate. Unlike other states, New York will not allow a family member to bring a wrongful death claim unless that family member is also the personal representative. However, if damages are awarded in a wrongful death case, the personal representative will be required to hold any damages awarded in a trust available for surviving family members to whom the proceeds belong.
If you have lost a loved one due to the actions of another person, company, or other entity, you may be entitled to various types of compensation. At Lever & Ecker, PLLC, we will investigate every aspect of your case and work to secure the following:
If you need a Yonkers wrongful death attorney, turn to the team at Lever & Ecker, PLLC. You can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 914-288-9191 or 718-922-3632. We are not afraid to take on aggressive insurance carriers or legal teams in an effort to ensure you and your family are treated fairly.