Queens Wrongful Death Lawyer Keetick Sanchez Explains What Qualifies as Wrongful Death in New York

September 13, 2022 at 15:56

Queens wrongful death lawyer Keetick Sanchez releases a new article (https://accidentlawyer-queens.com/what-qualifies-as-wrongful-death-in-new-york/) explaining what qualifies as wrongful death in New York. The lawyer explains that someone who lost a loved one due to the negligence of someone else may be entitled to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party.

“Historically, if someone caused the death of another person, they could only be charged under a variety of criminal laws, depending on the circumstances. This would punish the perpetrator and perhaps even lead to jail or prison time. In the meantime, the family of the deceased was left with their loss and the costs associated with that loved one’s death. The at-fault party was in jail but this did nothing for the grieving family,” says the Queens wrongful death lawyer.

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The lawyer adds that wrongful death is defined as a death caused by someone else’s wrongful act. It does not matter if the act was done accidentally or intentionally, wrongful death claims have very specific criteria and compensate for very specific losses.

Attorney Keetick Sanchez adds that a wrongful death claim is very similar to a personal injury claim. The main difference between these two claims is that the person who would normally be entitled to personal injury benefits is no longer alive. The surviving family members will be responsible for the damages and losses of the deceased person in a wrongful death claim.

In the article, attorney Sanchez adds, “Losing a loved one is hard especially if it is caused by someone else’s negligence. However, if you delay in asserting your rights and seeking compensation for the wrongful death you may lose valuable compensation. This could make the situation more difficult than necessary.”

Lastly, attorney Sanchez emphasizes the importance of having a skilled wrongful death lawyer when it comes to matters such as wrongful death claims. Having an experienced lawyer may be able to help the client understand their rights and receive compensation for the pain they suffered.

About K.L. Sanchez Law Office

K.L. Sanchez Law Office is a firm founded by wrongful death attorney Keetick L. Sanchez. The lawyer and her team of wrongful death attorneys work hard to help those who are victims of crane accidents. The lawyers at K.L. Sanchez Law Office believes that a victim deserves to be compensated for the injuries they suffered. To speak with an accident lawyer, call (646) 701-7990 today.

K L Sanchez Law Office, P.C.

3763 83rd St #1m, Queens, NY 11372, United States

(646) 701-7990

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For more information about K L Sanchez Law Office, P.C., contact the company here:

K L Sanchez Law Office, P.C.
Keetick Sanchez
(646) 701-7990
ksnyclaw@gmail.com
K L Sanchez Law Office, P.C.
3763 83rd St #1m,
Jackson Heights, 11372

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