Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional or a healthcare institution breaches, or violates, the standard of care, resulting in harm to the patient or when the negligent treatment worsens his or her condition. These devastating errors and substandard level of care can possibly go unnoticed for months or years but may result in long… Read More
Somerset County Medical Malpractice Attorneys fighting for the rights of clients across Somerset and Hunterdon Counties If you’ve had an X-ray, PET, CT, mammogram, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or any other type of scan in recent years, there’s a high likelihood the analysis was outsourced, and no one involved in reading your scan works… Read More
There are many different types of damages recoverable through personal injury and medical malpractice claims. These commonly include financial compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and more. One less known type of compensation is known as punitive damages. This legal concept allows victims of injurious accidents to hold entities responsible for gross negligence while also providing… Read More
Some hospital emergency rooms are well known for subjecting patients to long delays before they are evaluated by a physician or receive critical care. Delays in diagnosis and treatment can be the cause of serious harm. It can not be understated that excessive waits, be they a waiting room or even after initial patient registration… Read More
Nurse Liability For Injuries Sustained During Labor And Delivery For most, the birth of a new baby is nothing short of a joyful occasion for the family. Unfortunately, there are times when shortcomings in healthcare lead to birth-related injuries to both a mother and her child. As many are already aware Medical malpractice claims encompass a… Read More
At The Law Office of Brian J. Levine, we understand that losing a love one is both heart-wrenching and life-changing. While we realize that while no amount of compensation will ever replace your loved one, it may help you to move through this difficult time by providing financial stability for you and your family. It can also furnish you with some peace that those responsible for contributing to your loved one’s death are held accountable. Our firm realizes that every case is different, and we are committed to working with you to help you achieve the maximum compensation for your financial and emotional losses.
Attorney Brian J. Levine has been a passionate advocate for personal injury victims and the families of those who have suffered wrongful death in New Jersey for almost 3 decades. As a highly recognized legal professional, he is among the fewer than 3% of lawyers in the state who are certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as Civil Trial Attorneys. Mr. Levine leverages his broad and deep knowledge of the law, as well as his extensive trial experience, to achieve millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients. For instance, in April of 2008, Mr. Levine obtained a jury verdict of $4.2 million in Essex County, for the wrongful death of his client, which resulted from the negligent handling of a 911 call. With this landmark case, Mr. Levine established the law protecting victims of 911 operator negligence for the entire State of New Jersey.
To learn more about how our firm can help you recover compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one, contact The Law Offices of Brian Levine in Somerset County, New Jersey at 908-524-0123. Mr. Levine will be happy to answer all of your questions and initial consultations are always provided free of charge.
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Over the course of his distinguished career, Attorney Brian J. Levine has successfully recovered tens of millions of dollars in damages for personal injury and wrongful death clients. He could not have achieved such successful results without the knowledge, experience, and dedication that he brings to each and every case. Mr. Levine has assisted clients who have lost family members due to negligent drivers, doctors, hospitals and medical facilities, property owners, businesses, individuals, and other organizations. These wrongful death cases may have arisen from:
Product liability: involving dangerous or defective products that lead to death
Understanding NJ Wrongful Death Law
Wrongful death is defined as the loss of a person’s life due to a willful or negligent act by another party. The “wrongful” act may have been committed by an individual, such as a reckless driver, or an organization, such as an employer, business, pharmaceutical company, or government entity. A wrongful death claim is made by the surviving family or loved ones of the deceased, who have lost the financial and emotional support of the victim. These claims can be made by the victim’s spouse, children, parents, grandchildren, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews, or grandparents. The circumstances of each case will determine the appropriate party to file the claim, but typically, wrongful death actions are brought by those most affected financially and personally by the loss (i.e. the spouse or children).
In New Jersey, the statute of limitations for a wrongful death claim is two years from the date of the incident. This means that if you fail to meet this deadline, it is highly unlikely that you will ever have the opportunity to seek justice for the loss of your loved one. With this in mind, it is critical to speak with an experienced New Jersey wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Contact a Hunterdon County NJ Wrongful Death Lawyer for Answers
If your loved one lost his or her life as a result of someone else’s negligent or careless actions, you have legal options. Contact The Law Office of Brian J. Levine today at 908-524-0123 to schedule a free and confidential consultation regarding your potential wrongful death claim.
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