FAQ Category: Wrongful Death

When trying to choose a wrongful death lawyer who is right for your family, consider: Experience. The knowledgeable legal team at Belluck & Fox has more than 20 years of experience successfully handling these types of cases. Success. Our skilled attorneys have secured more than $1 billion for deserving clients…

Most cases do not make it all the way through to a jury verdict or judgment. Instead, settlements are the most common outcome. However, that might not happen until the very last minute. Overall, you should know that a lawsuit is a complex process that can take years from the…

Our New York wrongful death attorneys may pursue compensation for financial losses such as: Unfortunately, surviving family members cannot typically recover compensation for their personal pain and suffering. However, your loved one’s estate can demand compensation for the pain and suffering he or she experienced between the time of the…

A surviving spouse, children, or direct relatives such as parents and siblings of a wrongful death victim may be eligible to receive compensation. The claim must be filed by the personal representative of the victim’s estate. However, the damages recovered are typically distributed to survivors according to the will or…

In New York, only a personal representative of the wrongful death victim’s estate, someone who is appointed by New York Surrogate’s Court, may file a wrongful death claim. That representative typically is the executor of the will or the administrator of the victim’s estate, according to the New York City Bar. However,…