Wrongful Death Attorneys

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Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is an understandably devastating event. If your loved one passed away due to a doctor’s negligence, you may consider talking with an attorney to explore your legal options. While we understand that compensation will never fill the void of losing a loved one, it can help ease some of the financial burdens associated with the death and provide future security. The wrongful death attorneys at Friedman Schuman provide clients with the highest level of compassion when handling wrongful death claims. If you require strong legal representation during this tragic time, let Friedman Schuman help. Contact our firm for a consultation today.

Our legal services

The attorneys at Friedman Schuman have represented families of wrongful death victims for over 40 years. Wrongful deaths can be the result of many devastating accidents, including:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Slip or trip and fall accidents
  • Defective product accidents
  • Construction site accidents
  • Medical malpractice

Our firm understands that not only is wrongful death tragic, but it also comes with an overwhelming emotional and financial burden. Our team works diligently to help families obtain rightful compensation for:

  • Expenses for medical bills, funeral costs, and other financial burdens
  • Loss of income that the family relied on
  • Loss of relationship and companionship
  • Loss of parental guidance and support for any children

Wrongful death & medical malpractice

If your loved one passed away due to a doctor’s negligence, you may consider talking with an attorney to explore your legal options. Of course, recovering compensation will never fill the void of losing your loved one in such a tragic way, but it can help ease some of the financial burdens associated with the death. If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of a medical professional, it is important to have a compassionate and experienced legal team on your side. The wrongful death attorneys at Friedman Schuman are dedicated to helping you find justice in this tragic time.

Causes and consequences of wrongful death

Wrongful death is often defined as the “death of an individual caused by the wrongful act or neglect or unlawful violence or negligence of another.” Wrongful death can occur in many different situations. However, there are specific causes of wrongful death that can result in medical malpractice. Some of these causes may include:

  • Failure to diagnose
  • Surgical errors
  • Medication errors
  • Faulty medical devices
  • Poor post-operative care

If the decedent was the primary caretaker of a family, the repercussions may be amplified. Families may become void of not only a parent, spouse, or devoted family member, but they may also suffer from severe financial strains as a result of the death. Additionally, the family may be left with the unexpected burden of high medical bills and funeral costs that they were not financially prepared to endure. Fortunately, in a successful wrongful death case, we can recover compensation to help offset those financial burdens.

Contact the wrongful death attorneys at Friedman Schuman

Although no amount of money will bring your loved one back or make such a tragedy acceptable, the attorneys at Friedman Schuman will do everything we can to make sure you have the provisions you need to carry on. Our attorneys will work diligently to get you the best possible outcome for your case. If you lost a loved one due to the negligence of another party, it is important to consult with an experienced attorney who can help you obtain compensation for your emotional and financial loss. Contact Friedman Schuman today to schedule a consultation.

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Robert H. Nemeroff, Esq., of Friedman Schuman, P.C., recently settled Wrongful Death/Survival actions for a 27-year-old male who died when his motorcycle was struck from behind by a motor vehicle

$9.4 million for a mother and three children catastrophically injured in a motor vehicle accident as they exited an Exxon gas station.

$9.2 million in Philadelphia for union plasterers on a construction site during the conversion of The Sterling at 18th and JFK Boulevard.

$3.4 million in Philadelphia for a union laborer who was injured on a construction site during the conversion of the City Hall Annex to the Marriott Courtyard Hotel.

$850,000 for a vending machine installer injured on the job.

$800,000 for independent tractor-trailer operator who was run over as a pedestrian at the Philadelphia Marine Terminal.

$720,000 for a union glazer who permanently injured his leg in a work site accident during the construction of the new International Terminal at Philadelphia International Airport.

$470,000 for a union painter who sustained permanent injuries to his shoulder as a result of a fall-down accident on a job site.

Negotiated a $3.6 million settlement for a union laborer who was injured on a construction site.

$1,240,000 for a construction worker who sustained life-altering injuries to his right foot and ankle when a co-worker knocked him off of the roof of a residential home being constructed.

$662,000 for an 85 year old man who sustained a fractured skull and severe brain injury, ultimately leading to his demise, as a result of slipping and falling on black ice in the parking lot of a retirement community.

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