When someone is killed in an accident, the surviving family is often left with many questions and few answers. Getting those answers and finding out who may have been at fault is the first step toward discovering if legal action is a possibility, but this can be difficult task for the victim's family to undertake while grieving. This is where we can help.
Once you talk with a personal injury attorney about the circumstances surrounding your case, the attorney will get to work gathering documentation and police reports and sometimes even talking with witnesses or those involved in the accident. This frees your family up to be able to concentrate on taking care of funeral arrangement, figuring out what life looks like after the death of your loved one and taking time for the grieving process.
A fatal accident can happen at any time, and they often do come at very unexpected times in unexpected ways. Whether your loved one died in a motor vehicle accident, after a medical procedure or at work, we are familiar with the laws in New York and can help you understand what your rights and legal options are.
No matter the circumstances surrounding a death, it is never an easy time for those left behind. At Paris & Chaikin, we know that talking with someone after a loved one's death can be difficult and we strive to bring compassion and understanding to every aspect of our practice. If you think another party may have been responsible for your family member's death, we can help.