Wrongful Death Claims in New York

Our lawyers have had the privilege to represent the interests of clients who had family members killed as a result of someone's negligence. We have been helping family members recover financially from negligent wrongdoers for over 35 years.

  • Family members who have financial losses as a result of the death can bring a wrongful death claim against the wrongdoer.
  • Financial losses include the loss of decedent's financial support, the value of decedent's services, medical, funeral and other related expenses.
  • The claim can include money damages for the conscious pain and suffering the decedent had before death. This can be a very substantial item if the decedent did not die immediately from the injury.

Statute of limitations in death claims.

The statute of limitations is shorter in death claims than in most other types of lawsuits. It is extremely important that a knowledgeable attorney is consulted so the time to bring the claim does not expire, the case is filed in the right manner and started in the right court.

  • It is very important that one of our experienced attorneys is consulted as soon as possible.
  • At Pusatier, Abbott, Sugarman & Martin, LLP, we have the resources to do a thorough and effective investigation.
  • We hire accident investigators, accident reconstruction experts and other specialized experts if required to do the investigation and interview witnesses.

For a free consultation, call the law firm of Pusatier, Abbott, Sugarman & Martin, LLP at 716-873-6765 or contact us online.