No amount of money can replace the loss associated with the untimely death of a loved one. Your family has been torn apart and your life forever changed because of the careless mistakes made by another individual or corporation. However, your family should not have to endure financial hardships in addition to the emotional pain.
For more than 60 years, Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC has helped families throughout New Jersey seek justice against wrongdoers who have harmed their loved ones. Our wrongful death attorneys are available to advocate for justice on behalf of you, your family and your loved one who was killed as a result of negligence.
Economic damages — also called pecuniary damages — are those involving the financial contributions that your loved one would have made to you and your family had she or he not died. Our lawyers have successfully obtained hundreds of thousands of dollars for clients through litigation and settlements. We commonly handle claims seeking:
Noneconomic damages refer to the personal intangible losses you suffer because of your family member’s death, including:
The New Jersey wrongful death lawyers of Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC have successfully used noneconomic damages to enhance the compensatory amount of clients’ claims.
New Jersey imposes a two-year statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death lawsuit. If you fail to file a lawsuit within two years of your loved one’s death, you might forfeit your crucial rights to recover damages from the people or corporations that caused the fatal injuries or illness. Our wrongful death lawyers know you are grieving and do everything possible to ease the burden of filing your claim. We treat your family with compassion and respect during the difficult period following a fatal auto accident, tractor-trailer crash or medical error.
For more information about your right to recover compensation for the wrongful death of your loved one, call Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC at 862-263-0770 or contact us online to schedule your one-hour free initial consultation. With offices in Elmwood Park, Dover, Bernardsville and Newton, NJ, an attorney is always accessible to you.