Berks County Wrongful Death Lawyer
The tragic loss of a loved one in Berks County, Pennsylvania is one of the most tragic experiences of a lifetime. You and your family not only need to grieve but also deal with the unexpected financial hardships caused by a sudden loss. Fortunately, Pennsylvania law allows families to be awarded monetary damages to compensate them for their losses when the death is a result of the reckless or negligent acts of another person, corporation or municipality. If a loved one has been wrongfully killed or injured in Berks County, Pennsylvania, call me, Joseph Monaco, to learn your rights including the steps that need to be taken to achieve justice from the wrongdoers and the insurance companies defending their poor conduct. Having a Berks County wrongful death lawyer on your side is crucial to securing your family’s well-being.
Damages in Berks County, Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Cases:
Wrongful death cases must be brought by the estate of the deceased with his or her family members being the beneficiaries of any award for damages such as:
- Burial expenses
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Lost contributions to child or spousal support
- Lost value of of household help
- Lost value of educational support
- Lost value of care, society and guidance which decedent would have otherwise provided
- Pain and suffering by deceased brfore moment of death
Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Statute of Limitation
The victim’s estate has two years to file a wrongful death case after the date of the accident causing the harm. It i important to know that the time to file is not extended if there is a delay in passing following the injuries caused by the underlying accident. Because of time limitations including even shorter periods on notifying municipalities or governmental agencies about the intention to bring a claim, it is extremely important that you hire me right away.
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