Philadelphia Wrongful Death Lawyer

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Losing a loved one is always very difficult, but it becomes even more tragic when the death is caused by the negligent actions of another. It is common to feel anger and frustration after the wrongful death of a family member. You also most likely have many questions that need to be answered regarding how this could happen. Our attorneys at Golomb & Honik, P.C. are here to help you through this difficult time.

Our wrongful death attorneys have almost three decades of experience handling these complex cases. We have witnessed the devastation caused by wrongful death, and we understand the challenges you are facing at this moment. Our attorneys will work tirelessly to get you the answers you need, and we will fight aggressively to help you recover the compensation you deserve.

The best way to learn about your rights and options is to speak with one of our wrongful death lawyers in person. Please call (215) 278-4449 today to schedule a free consultation at our Philadelphia office. You can also fill out an online case evaluation form to get started.

What is wrongful death?

When the negligent actions of an individual or corporation result in the death of another, it is considered a wrongful death. In the event of a wrongful death, the surviving family members of the deceased may be entitled to recover compensation for damages such as:

  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of earnings
  • Loss of benefits
  • Loss of inheritance
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of companionship

In most instances, only the spouse and children of the deceased may be eligible to recover compensation for damages. However, in situations where there is no surviving spouse or children, the parents or a sibling of the deceased may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim as well.

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

Wrongful death can be caused by virtually any type of personal injury case. Some of the most common causes include:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Defective products
  • Dangerous drugs
  • Accidents on the property of another
  • Construction accidents

Calculating Damages in a Wrongful Death Case

Calculating damages in a wrongful death case is often more challenging than with other types of personal injury cases. This is especially true when the victim is young and had many of their earning years ahead of them. At Golomb & Honik, P.C., our wrongful death lawyers work with financial analysts, economists, and other experts who can demonstrate the true value of your claim.

We understand that there is no amount of money that can truly compensate you for the loss of your loved one. But a wrongful death settlement can help you and your family stay financially afloat during this difficult time, and it can ensure that you are provided for in the absence of your loved one.

If you have a wrongful death case, please contact Golomb & Honik, P.C. today to schedule your free consultation. We represent clients nationwide from our offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.