NYC Personal Injury Lawyers Representing Those Who Lost Loved Ones Due to the Negligence of Others
When an individual's death is caused by the negligence or intentional acts of another person or entity, New York law allows for the family members of the deceased to recover compensation. These types of lawsuits are known as wrongful death lawsuits. Cases of wrongful death often result from tragic accidents and other forms of negligence, including the following:
According to New York law, w rongful death claims must be brought within a specific period of time following the fatal accident or injury. Contact the wrongful death attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy to receive a FREE consultation today. Call 212-736-5300 for your no-obligation appointment.
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another party, the lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy will ensure that your legal rights are protected. The family members of wrongful death victims may be entitled to recover financial compensation for expenses such as medical bills, funeral expenses, lost wages, and the loss of a loved one's companionship.
Our Results Tell the Story
The trial lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy are experienced in assisting families who have lost a loved one in a wrongful death situation. For instance, Daniel O'Toole recently secured a $2,558,000 settlement and a $2,000,000 settlement, both in New York City wrongful death lawsuits. Stephen Murphy also recently settled a wrongful death action on behalf of a widow against a building owner for $1,650,000. This case stemmed from a deadly fire that took place in an apartment building. Daniel P. O'Toole also recently obtained a $2,250,000 wrongful death recovery for the spouse of an elevator erector following a construction accident tragedy. Jeffrey A. Block also recovered $3,000,000 in a case stemming from a fatal Long Island collision. Attorneys Daniel P. O'Toole and Frederick C. Aranki obtained a $5,000,000 settlement for four children whose mother was struck and killed by a garbage truck in Manhattan. We also obtained a settlement of $2,545,000 for a family after the wife and mother was killed in a car crash.
For more information about these cases and a complete list of the successful results our attorneys have obtained, please visit our Verdicts & Settlements page.
Our experience handling wrongful death claims has allowed us to become highly respected within the legal community and well versed in the New York laws that apply to wrongful death cases. We understand that the period following the unexpected passing of a loved one can be extremely challenging for families. Our attorneys treat every client with compassion and understanding, and we will do everything in our power to help and support you during this difficult time.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of wrongful death, contact the experienced wrongful death attorneys at the law firm of Block O'Toole & Murphy today. We will work tirelessly to hold the persons or companies who are responsible for your loved one's death responsible for their negligence. We provide a Free Consultation for all potential clients, so you can discuss your case with us at no cost. Serving Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx and all of New York City.
Contact us today: 212.736.5300