New Jersey Wrongful Death

Too many lives are lost each year because of others’ negligence. A New Jersey wrongful death lawyer is your most powerful ally if you’ve lost a loved one because of someone else’s improper actions. Meirowitz & Wasserberg offers unparalleled legal support, guiding you and your family toward the justice, peace, and compensation you deserve. Our Newark-based wrongful death attorneys lead you through the legal maze with confidence and compassion.

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The sudden loss of a loved one due to someone else’s negligence leaves families juggling grief, anger, and countless questions. Wading through New Jersey’s legal requirements, statutes, and regulations can be overwhelming and compound your emotional turmoil.

The New Jersey wrongful death lawyers at Meirowitz & Wasserberg understand the depth of your pain and the ensuing legal complexities of your claims. With our team of dedicated attorneys, we offer a compassionate approach, ensuring you find the justice and peace you deserve.

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Choosing the Right New Jersey Wrongful Death Lawyer

Tragic accidents can result in wrongful deaths. When you lose a loved one to a wrongful death caused by someone else’s negligence, the case is about more than compensation—loved ones want justice and closure, too. They also want to prevent others from experiencing a similar loss.

Choosing a New Jersey wrongful death lawyer is an important decision. Multiple factors need consideration before hiring an attorney, including their experience, track record, client testimonials, and convenience. 

Meirowitz & Wasserberg: New Jersey Wrongful Death Attorneys

Meirowitz & Wasserberg is renowned in the New Jersey region for its legal prowess and outstanding client service. We have received numerous awards and recognition for our tireless dedication to our clients.

Our wrongful death lawyers embrace a client-centered approach, ensuring each case receives the personalized attention and care it deserves. 

If you are searching for a Newark wrongful death lawyer, you may know our name by word of mouth from one of our many satisfied former clients. Our wrongful death attorneys have earned clients’ trust for their steadfast commitment to compassionate legal representation.

Meirowitz & Wasserberg's Convenient Downtown Newark Office

At our Newark office, you’ll work with lawyers who deeply understand New Jersey laws and regulations and are part of the community. 

Our conveniently located downtown office is easily reachable via car or public transportation. We are less than a mile from the Newark-Pennsylvania Station, near the Newark Museum of Art and Rutgers University Newark Campus.

201 Washington Street
2nd Floor
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Phone: 908-998-2000

We offer a free initial consultation, allowing you to meet with a Newark wrongful death attorney, have your questions answered, and learn valuable information regarding your claim. Moreover, you don’t pay anything unless we win your case. Call us today to schedule your confidential, no-obligation appointment.

Legal Expertise in NJ Wrongful Death Cases

Wrongful death cases are often complicated and involve multiple parties, complex laws, and intense emotional trauma. Having a New Jersey legal team that excels in these cases can make a real difference in your outcome.

Meirowitz & Wasserberg’s experience in New Jersey wrongful death claims is well-known. Our deep understanding of local wrongful death laws ensures we examine our cases from every legal angle. We are adept at leveraging these laws to protect our clients’ rights.

Our track record is inspiring, having recovered over $360 million in settlements and verdicts for previous clients.  However, we measure success in more than mere dollar amounts. The justice and peace of mind we secure for our clients are invaluable and the true goal of every suit.

Our case results showcase a long history of obtaining justice for our clients. Our approach is uniquely compassionate and thorough. We understand the emotional turmoil families endure after a wrongful death and will bear the weight of your legal burden, allowing you and your family time to grieve and heal.

Understanding New Jersey's Wrongful Death Requirements

New Jersey wrongful death laws bear intricate requirements, stipulations, and caveats. For many, these complexities can feel overwhelming, especially when dealing with the aftermath of a wrongful death. However, our lawyers will guide you through the legal process.

New Jersey's Wrongful Death Laws

The Garden State’s wrongful death laws provide justice and fair compensation to families who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. These laws cover important factors, including:

  • Who may file suit, such as executors and administrators 
  • The statute of limitation for filing suit 
  • Establishing liability
  • Available damages available 
  • Insurance 
  • Product liability
  • Medical malpractice

Each wrongful death claim is unique. Your loved one may have died due to a workplace accident, an automobile accident caused by another driver, a defective product, or medical negligence. Depending on the precise circumstances of your case, various New Jersey laws could apply to your claim.

However, certain laws apply to most wrongful death claims. Among them is the statute of limitations, which generally limits cases to two years from the date of death.

Facts About Wrongful Death Cases

 Here are some facts you should know about wrongful death cases:

  • If your loved one died due to the negligent, reckless, or careless actions of another, you could be entitled to compensation.
  • Your compensation could include economic damages such as the loss of financial support and burial costs.
  • Your compensation could also cover non-economic damages such as companionship, care, comfort, and guidance the family lost because of the death.
  • More than one party can be held responsible for a wrongful death if multiple parties were involved in the tragedy.

Meirowitz & Wasserberg Navigate Newark Wrongful Death Laws

Understanding New Jersey’s wrongful death laws is one thing, but applying them is another. The Newark wrongful death attorneys at Meirowitz & Wasserberg are well-versed in these laws. Our experience with numerous wrongful death claims has led to a comprehensive understanding of New Jersey’s legal system. 

Our lawyers meticulously build each case, ensuring every legal requirement is adhered to while anticipating potential challenges. Our proactive approach strategically places our clients in strong legal positions in their fight for justice and fair compensation.

Comprehensive Support for Wrongful Death Requirements

Dealing with the wrongful death of a loved one may be one of the most challenging trials you face throughout your life. This tumultuous period is often filled with grief, unanswered questions, and legal complexities. You and your family need comprehensive support.

At Meirowitz & Wasserberg, our holistic approach ensures you and your family receive the help you need. From guiding you through insurance claims to drawing on the knowledge of our other robust legal departments, we help our clients navigate through these most difficult times. 

We provide comprehensive representation, with lawyers covering numerous practice areas, including the following:

Depending on the nature of your case, we may involve attorneys from these legal practice areas in your wrongful death claim.

Compassionate and Dependable Legal Assistance

Wrongful death cases are, by nature, legally complex and emotionally charged. Having a trusted legal professional by your side can make all the difference. Often involving high stakes, you and your family cannot afford to leave the results to chance. Our proven track record ensures Meirowitz & Wasserberg are the wrongful death lawyers you need.

If a wrongful death impacted your family, Meirowitz & Wasserberg can help. We have recovered over $360 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Our compassionate, experienced team is ready to help you secure justice and the compensation you deserve.

Contact us online or at 908-998-2000 to arrange your complimentary consultation today.

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