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Wrongful Death

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer

Compassionate Legal Support for NYC Wrongful Death Claims

Unfortunately, some accidents are so severe, they result in the death of a family member or another loved one. If that death occurred as the result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, the surviving family members may bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party.

If you have lost someone you care about, you deserve the guidance of a professional and caring New York wrongful death attorney. At The Paris Law Group, PC, that is exactly what you will receive. Our team is willing to dedicate time and attention to you and your family. We will be available to answer your questions and alleviate your legal concerns throughout the entire process.

Handling All Types of Fatal Accidents

A wrongful death action may arise from an automobile accident, motorcycle accident, construction accident, medical malpractice, or another unfortunate event. We handle all types of wrongful death cases and have a strong record of results on behalf of our clients.

Our New York wrongful death attorney can help you pursue compensation for:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost income
  • Medical bills
  • Loss of companionship

In some cases, eligible individuals may also be able to pursue additional types of wrongful death damages, such as punitive damages. Our founding attorney, Jason Paris, can go over your specific options with you during a free, no-obligation consultation.

Who Can Bring a Claim for Wrongful Death Benefits in New York?

In New York, a wrongful death claim can only be brought by certain individuals who are statutory beneficiaries of the decedent’s estate. This includes the spouse, child, or parent of the deceased. Additionally, the personal representative can bring the claim. Typically, other relatives, such as siblings or cousins cannot bring a claim, though it depends on the facts of the case.

If you are unsure whether you should bring a claim or who should bring the claim in your case, speak to an attorney at our firm. We can help you understand your rights and the process to bring a claim in New York.

Helping Those Left Behind After a Car Accident

If your loved one passed away in a New York City car accident, we understand this is a difficult time for your family. If you are like most families, you need time to mourn your loss in peace. At the same time, there are legal processes that are best handled through an investigation beginning immediately. A compassionate, experienced law firm, such as The Paris Law Group, PC, can take legal burdens off your shoulders while moving forward in preparation for a wrongful death claim or lawsuit.

Money cannot bring back your loved one; everyone intuitively understands this reality. However, financial resources obtained through a wrongful death lawsuit can help your family cope and move forward without your loved one’s previous contributions to family life. Many clients of The Paris Law Group, PC are gratified by a feeling that justice has been done when a verdict or settlement underscores the impact of a driver’s negligence.

How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim in New York?

In New York, the statute of limitations for wrongful death claims is two years from the date of death. This is different from the typical three-year statute of limitations on most personal injury claims in the state. If you fail to bring a wrongful death action within two years, you will almost assuredly be unable to recover damages.

Although you have two years to file a wrongful death claim in New York, it is better to act even sooner. The sooner our team is able to begin an investigation of the facts surrounding your loved one’s death, the better able we will be to build a comprehensive, evidence-based picture of what happened and who is liable. Over time, evidence can be lost or destroyed, memories can fade, and building a case can become far more difficult; we urge you to reach out to The Paris Law Group, PC as soon as possible to discuss your case with our experienced and proven New York wrongful death attorney.

No-Fee, No-Obligation Consultations

If you decide to work with our law firm, we are prepared to begin our work in the background while your family takes time to grieve. We will be here when you need us—and in the meantime, our lawyers will get your case underway and move toward obtaining financial relief your family is eligible for after a painful loss.

We offer free initial consultations and contingency fees. This means you pay no upfront or out-of-pocket expenses. Instead, our we only collect attorney’s fees if and when we win your case. If we don’t secure compensation for you, you don’t pay.

To learn more, including how The Paris Law Group, PC can help you fight for justice, call us at (888) 365-4940 or contact us online.

Our Clients Always Come First

Hear From Our Past Clients
  • “I am extremely happy I made the choice to choose you, since I saw the dedication and effort you put in the case. I know it was a long and tedious process, but you managed it very well to win. Thank you one more time for everything Mr. Jason.”

    - Alfredo O.
  • “Jason guided me through the process with effortless expertise. His preparation was precise and methodical, and his execution in the courtroom was impressive.”

    - Jessica E.
  • “I had never felt more lonely or defeated than I did after my injury. Getting injured because of someone else's negligence can feel outrageous. No one wants to get hurt, but if you do trust me that you want Jason Paris and his staff on your side.”

    - Jill V.

Small Firm. Big Numbers.

Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients and Counting
  • Slip and Fall $14.4 MILLION
  • Slip & Fall $11 Million

    A well-known cellist was awarded almost $11 million after a slip and fall in a gourmet food market that resulted in injuries that now hamper her ability to play the instrument.

  • Pedestrian Knockdown $2.8 Million

    The client was a pedestrian crossing the street when she was hit by a yellow school bus making a left-hand turn. As a result of the impact, she was forced to fall to the ground and sustained an injury to her shoulder and lower back, both of which resulted in surgeries.

  • Slip and Fall $2.7 MILLION
  • Struck by a Bag of Cement $2.6 MILLION
  • Construction Accident $2.5 Million

    We were able to win a jury verdict of $2,500,000 after a pretrial offer of $150,000 for our client who sustained injuries from a construction accident.

  • Bus Accident $2.1 MILLION
  • Bus Accident $2.1 Million

    A mediated settlement was reached on the eve of trial on behalf of the client who was a driver of a motor vehicle which was struck in the rear by a bus.

  • Pedestrian Accident $2 Million

    The client, a young boy, was crossing the street near his home on Staten Island when he slipped on ice in the roadway and was hit by a car.

  • Car Accident $1.7 Million

    The client was an ambulance driver responding to an emergency call. While in the process of making a left-hand turn with the ambulance lights and sirens in operation, he was struck by a vehicle going straight.



What You Can Expect From Our Firm
  • Client-Centered Approach

    For us, it is not about the money. We genuinely care about our clients and will do everything we can to make them whole after an injury. 

  • Personalized Legal Solutions

    Our firm is dedicated to providing you with undivided attention, as well as to tailoring our approach to your particular needs.

  • Access to Experts

    To give your case every possible chance of success, we enlist the most qualified experts, specialists and investigators on your behalf.

  • Maximized Recoveries

    We don't only strive for victory; we also take all conceivable steps in order to maximize the recovery that you deserve.

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