Essex County Wrongful Death Lawyer
The emotional trauma the loved ones of a wrongful death victim may endure can never be fully understood, but the financial hardship may be minimized through the efforts of a wrongful death claim. The compassionate lawyers at Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC have spent the last two decades assisting the families of individuals who lost their lives due to the negligent and careless acts of other individuals. Over the years, our wrongful death attorneys have obtained more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients. If you would like to discuss your legal options after suffering the loss of a loved one, contact Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC today to schedule a consultation with an experienced Essex County wrongful death lawyer.
Who Can Pursue a Wrongful Death Claim?
With more than a century of combined legal experience handling complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases throughout New Jersey, our lawyers offer our clients extensive knowledge and understanding of the devastating effects the wrongful death of an individual can have on his or her family. We are determined to help you and your family recover from the financial damages you have suffered resulting from the loss of income and earning potential, as well as the medical debt associated with your loved one’s fatal injuries. The state of New Jersey allows for certain family members who were financially dependent on the lost loved one are permitted to pursue wrongful death lawsuits. These family members include:
- Minor children
- Adult children
What to Expect When You Choose Us
Our skilled wrongful death attorneys will work with you to learn about how the different aspects of your life and the lives of your family members have been affected by your loved one’s death. This may involve collaborating with industry experts, including medical professionals, economists, and other specialists who can offer supporting evidence as to how the wrongful death of your loved one has influenced the well-being of your family. A wrongful death claim is especially important to pursue when your loved one has died due to the negligent and careless acts of another person, like in drunk driving accidents. Your case may help protect other people from a dangerous individual.
Case Spotlight: Auto Negligence | Approx $2.3 Million Settlement
Auto negligence with four young plaintiffs where the most culpable driver had minimal insurance coverage and the other driver was killed in the accident. One of the plaintiffs sustained a closed head injury, another suffered a mid-shaft femoral fracture. (Settled prior to trial for a gross amount of $2,274,000, including $1,874,000 for the most significantly injured plaintiff.)
Contact Our Wrongful Death Attorneys Today
We invite you to contact Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC, for powerful, effective legal representation when you have been severely injured or your loved one has suffered a wrongful death. Our law firm represents clients throughout New Jersey. We offer free initial consultations. Our legal services are provided on a contingency fee basis — if we accept your case, there is no fee unless we recover damages for you. Contact us today to learn how we can help.