According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 30,000 people died as a result of fatal motor vehicle accidents in 2009. Most auto accidents are the result of driver negligence, including speeding, drunk driving, distracted driving and failure to obey traffic laws.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal auto accident, protect your rights by retaining an experienced personal injury lawyer at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy. Our personal injury attorneys have extensive experience in fatal auto accident claims and are committed to holding negligent drivers accountable for the damage they have caused. While no amount of compensation can ever make up for the loss of a loved one, many of our clients do express a sense of justice or closure when negligent parties are held accountable for their actions.
Contact us today for a free consultation. We are pleased to answer your questions and help you determine your best course of action during this difficult time.
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Wrongful Death Claims in NY
A wrongful death claim is a type of personal injury claim that seeks to hold a negligent party responsible for the damage he or she has caused. The types of available damages in a wrongful death claim are distinct from other personal injury claims, so it is critical that you retain an attorney who has experience handling wrongful death claims.
Our firm has represented clients in wrongful death claims involving car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents and other motor vehicle accidents. We have been advocating on behalf of auto accident victims and their families for decades. With more than 85 years of combined litigation experience, our personal injury team can ensure that you receive highly qualified representation.
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Contact us for a free personal injury consultation by phone or schedule a confidential in-person meeting with an attorney at one of our four convenient law offices in Albany, Latham, Troy, or Saratoga Springs, NY. We are here to help you and your family through this difficult situation.