Wrongful Death Construction Accident
Have you lost a loved one due to wrongful death construction accident? This is an unimaginable feeling and we are here to help you. We begin by first setting up an estate to establish an entity that can pursue the claim on behalf of the deceased person. New York State’s wrongful death statute of limitations is only two years, so you’re well-advised to consult an attorney and have the investigation initiated as soon as possible.
Wrongful Death Construction Accident | Cause of Death
Essentially, your attorney must consider all the general contractors, project developers, or subcontractors who may have contributed to the situation that caused the death. We also begin to gather proof of the economic loss caused by the loss of the deceased person. In New York State that can be an important factor in a wrongful death claim.
Wrongful Death Construction Accident | Compensation
You and your family could be compensated for a few things. First, are surviving compensatory damages, and second, are the wrongful death damages. The insurance company will defend their clients tooth and nail. They want to protect their own, and unfortunately, you and your family are not their priority when it comes to wrongful death claims.
Wrongful Death Construction Accident | Hire an Attorney
Our team of experienced personal injury attorneys at Andrews, Bernstein, Maranto & Nicotra PLLC knows the dangers that construction workers face every day. Too often, profits are put ahead of safety, resulting in serious personal injuries to construction workers. New York State has laws specifically designed to protect workers who are injured on a construction site. Proper safety protection must be provided by owners of buildings and general contractors for all workers. This includes but is not limited to providing safety devices such as harnesses, preventing dangerous debris from accumulating, and preventing workers from being struck by falling objects. We represent workers injured by many different types of construction accidents. If you want to know more about wrongful death construction accident cases, please call our office today for a free consultation.