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Filing a wrongful death action after the loss of a loved one

| Jun 13, 2019 | wrongful death

While death is inevitable, it is a difficult life event to cope with. This is especially true when a loved one is suddenly taken away due to the negligence of another person. It can be difficult for individuals in New Jersey and elsewhere to process such an event, causing some to question what can be done to overcome the damages caused by this sudden and tragic loss.

The world can seem to stop when a loved one is lost in an accident. It is a horrible event and it can take time to process it. At Serafini & Serafini, P.C., our attorneys understand how emotional and delicate these matters can me. Thus, we are sensitive to our client’s needs, helping them fully understand their situation and what options they might have.

A wrongful death action is a possible step surviving family members could take. This civil action seeks to hold a negligent party accountable for the death and helps loved ones recover compensation to address the financial losses suffered as a result. Our law firm can help determine the cause of the accident that resulted in the wrongful death of a loved one. This information can then be used to help prove liability.

No matter the type of accident, it is important to understand that this type of civil action could be a real option. To learn more, check out our law firm’s wrongful death website. Although a monetary award will not bring a loved one back, it could help address financial losses such as medical bills, funeral costs, lost wages, loss of companionship and other related damages.