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Wrongful Death Attorneys in South Jersey

Helping Our Clients Receive Rightful Compensation

Losing a loved one to someone else’s negligence is a painful experience, but not one you must go through alone. At Stolfe Zeigler New Jersey Divorce Group in South Jersey, our wrongful death lawyers offer compassionate and focused representation to the surviving family members of people who lost their lives in fatal accidents and incidents. We are here to help you see that a sense of closure and justice are possible through legal action in the form of a wrongful death claim.

We assist people to manage wrongful death claims following fatal accidents, such as:

  • Car accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Product defects
  • Slip or trip and fall accidents
  • Truck accidents

Our law firm combines our extensive legal experience with our genuine approach to caring casework. Let our attorneys act as both your legal guides and your moral supporters. Together, we can fight for justice on behalf of your loved one and continue their memory.

Call (732) 585-1651 or use an online contact form to reach out to our law firm today.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New Jersey?

Knowing someone who passes away in a fatal accident does not qualify you for filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent party that caused their death. Being emotionally devastated by their passing is also not legal grounds to file a claim. In New Jersey, only certain people can file a wrongful death claim based on their relation to the decedent.

You can file a wrongful death lawsuit in New Jersey if you are related to the decedent as a:

  • spouse;
  • child or grandchild;
  • parent;
  • sibling, niece, or nephew; or
  • dependent adult.

Damages You Can Seek in a Wrongful Death Claim

The loss of a loved one will be emotionally and financially damaging. Bills for final medical care alone might put you at risk for bankruptcy. As important as it is to seek justice and closure, it is just as important to remember that a wrongful death claim can help you regain financial stability by holding the liable party accountable for all the damages you have experienced as a result of their negligence.

In a wrongful death claim, the following damages may be recoverable:

  • Final medical costs
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Wages the decedent would have earned in life
  • Loss of companionship, parental guidance, and support

Move Forward With Our Help – Call (732) 585-1651

Our South Jersey wrongful death lawyers want to be the team you trust when you need moral support and legal representation more than ever before. We know how to handle delicate wrongful death cases with sensitivity while also progressing the case steadily on your behalf. You can focus on taking care of yourself and your family during such a difficult time. Meanwhile, we work tirelessly to seek justice for you and your loved one, never backing down from any opposition when so much is on the line.

Let’s talk about how we can help you. Contact our law firm today.

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