Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC boasts some of the best wrongful death attorneys in New Jersey. Since 1950, we have skillfully represented families of fatally-injured victims. We understand that 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 emotional pain. We can help you seek justice against the wrongdoers who have harmed your 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 due to 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 wrongful death claims seeking the following:
The New Jersey wrongful death lawyers of Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC have successfully used non-economic damages to enhance the compensatory amount of clients’ claims. Non-economic damages refer to the personal, intangible losses you suffer because of your family member’s death. These can include, but are not limited to, the following:
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.
In addition to personal injury cases, such as a wrongful death lawsuit, our comprehensive practice areas include medical malpractice, auto accidents, and workers’ compensation. Below, we’ve gone into further detail regarding each of our four comprehensive practice areas:
If you have a wrongful death claim, the legal team at Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC can help. For your convenience, we have offices in Elmwood Park, Bridgewater, Hackensack, Morristown, and Roseland, with Spanish-speaking translators available by request. Consult with one of our attorneys today about recovering compensation for your wrongful death claim of your loved one. Contact us today to schedule your one-hour free initial consultation at our law firm.