Monmouth County Wrongful Death Lawyer

If you have lost a loved one due to the careless or negligent action of another person, at Cerussi & Gunn, P.C., our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to talk to you about your case. You and your family may be entitled to compensation. When you need a Monmouth County wrongful death attorney, we are here to serve individuals in all areas of the county, including the townships of Middletown, Howell, Freehold, Marlboro, and Manalapan.

Let Cerussi & Gunn, P.C. Handle Your Case

The skilled legal team at Cerussi & Gunn, P.C. is ready to help you during this difficult time. Our Monmouth County wrongful death lawyers keep our caseload limited so we can fully dedicate ourselves to our clients.

  • Our client’s interests come first, and we are committed to helping them achieve the results necessary to help them move on after a tragic event.
  • We take each case on a contingency fee basis. This means that families do not have to worry about any out-of-pocket costs or attorney fees. We do not get paid unless we are successful with your wrongful death claim.
  • Our New Jersey law firm believes that wrongful death cases are about bringing accountability to wrongdoers and maximum compensation to accident victims and their families.

Why Is A Personal Injury Attorney Necessary For Wrongful Death Cases?

Wrongful death lawsuits in New Jersey can become complex and require significant amounts of investigation. Your attorney will work to:

  • Obtain all evidence related to the case. This can include video surveillance, eyewitness accounts, and more.
  • Secure expert witnesses to assess and reconstruction the fatal accident scene if necessary.
  • Handle all negotiations with the other parties involved.
  • Secure a proper settlement or be ready to take the case to trial.

Your personal injury attorney is your advocate, the person who will handle every step in the wrongful death claim process.

What Are The Causes Of Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death cases arise when a person loses their life due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another person, entity, or business. Family members of the deceased or that person’s estate are responsible for bringing wrongful death claims. These cases arise in various ways, including:

In New Jersey, the following people can file a wrongful death lawsuit:

  • The surviving spouse and children
  • The victim’s parents if there is no surviving spouse or children
  • The victim’s brothers, sisters, nieces, or nephews if there are no surviving parents

The statute of limitations for a wrongful death lawsuit in New Jersey is two years from the date of the deceased person’s death.

Let Our Monmouth County Wrongful Death Attorneys Get Started Today

Losing a loved one due to the carelessness or negligent actions of another person is incredibly difficult. The compassionate and dedicated team of personal injury lawyers at Cerussi & Gunn, P.C. is ready to help you secure the compensation your family deserves. This can include:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Cost of pre-death medical care
  • Loss of future income and benefits of the deceased
  • Decedent’s pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium or companionship damages
  • Punitive damages against those responsible

When you need a Monmouth County wrongful death lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling us at (732) 936-9920. We serve all areas of the county, including the townships of Middletown, Howell, Marlboro, Manalapan, and Freehold.