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New York Wrongful Death Lawyer

Have You Lost A Loved One In A Wrongful Death?

We work hard to ensure that grieving families receive the compassion and the compensation that they deserve following a fatal accident.

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Wrongful Death Attorneys

Servicing The New York City Metro Area For More Than 30 Years

In the time of deep grief following a fatal accident, it is obviously difficult for family members to worry about investigating the cause of the accident and holding the responsible parties accountable. But it is important to act quickly to preserve evidence, gather names of witnesses and start an investigation of the circumstances surrounding the victim’s death.

At Oresky & Associates, PLLC., our attorneys provide dedicated legal representation to grieving families in wrongful death litigation. By having a lawyer take charge of your case early on, you can pursue justice while your family copes with your tragic loss.

Recent Case Results

More Than 25 Years Of Fighting Cases In The Courts

Construction Accidents $9.9 Million Settlement for worker injured during building construction
Construction $7.5 Million $7.5 settlement for helper injured in fall from forklift resulting in multiple surgeries.
Construction Accidents $6.6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from scaffold sustaining serious injuries.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Settlement for electrician that fell one story off of roof during construction of an extension.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Awarded to construction worker that fell from ladder while installing window frame.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from ladder sustaining serious injuries.
Negligent Supervision $6 Million Awarded to 19 year old mentally disabled man that suffered severe burns as a result of institution’s failure to supervise.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Awarded to construction worker struck by falling object at construction site.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Settlement for Scaffold Installer that fell one story during construction of sidewalk bridge.
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Experienced Wrongful Death Lawyers

We Have Defended Injury Victims For More Than 30 Years

Our law firm has won millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements in relation to cases dealing with severe life-threatening injuries and wrongful death . Some notable settlements and jury verdicts that have been achieved by our New York wrongful death lawyers include:

  • $5,000,000.00 awarded to family of pedestrian that was killed by school bus.
  • $3,000,000.00 awarded to family of construction worker that was killed when the machine he was operating fell off the side of a building.
  • $2,200,000.00 awarded to the family of a construction worker who died as a result of a fall from a scaffold.
  • $1,200,000.00 awarded to the family of a man that was killed as a result of a hit and run car accident.

View additional case results here. Prior results do not guarantee a future similar outcome.

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Our Process

Our Team Can Start Working for You from the Moment You Call

When it comes to litigation, there is no time to waste. Once you call our office, we can start building your case in your fight for compensation. In three short steps, your legal journey can begin today.

01. Free Case Evaluation

Call our office, send us an email, or chat with us online to receive a free case evaluation.

02. Get Signed Up

After your free case review, we can set up your client profile and gather any information you already have.

03. Start Your Recovery

We can take over your case from here and update you as it progresses. You can focus on your health while we focus on your case.


Frequently Asked Questions

Common Legal Questions

What is a deposition?
A deposition or EBT (examination before trial) is an opportunity for the defendants’ lawyers to ask you questions under oath about how your accident occurred. Depositions are normally conducted in an attorney’s office or the office of the court reporter who is transcribing your testimony. All parties are usually deposed.
Can I Sue For A Work-Related Injury?
You can sue for a work-related injury under certain conditions. Typically, employers in New York have immunity from personal injury lawsuits, but there are exceptions. There may be other liable parties (other than your employer) who do not have this immunity. You can read our full blog post here to find out more.
What is the Average Settlement for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
Since medical malpractice covers such a wide variety of injuries and scenarios, there is no average settlement amount for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Furthermore, many individual factors can affect a settlement’s amount, such as the injury’s permanence and impact on your job and whether your case settles out of court. When thinking about your malpractice case, remember that it is a  personal injury with losses. Malpractice is then subcategorized into different types, each with its own area.  To learn more, please read our full article here.
Who do I sue for my injuries in a car accident case?
Claims for car accidents are usually made against the insurance companies for the owners and operators of the vehicles involved in the car accident. Sometimes a driver’s employer, a business entity or other party may need to be added to the claim and future lawsuit. Make sure that all of the proper parties are made part of your case so that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to.
Why do I need a car accident lawyer; can’t I just call the insurance company myself and try to get a settlement?
Insurance companies have skilled attorneys working to protect them as well as adjusters whose job it is to resolve claims for as little money as possible. Car accident victims representing themselves will usually be at a significant disadvantage. You should have skilled personal injury attorneys at your side, like those at Oresky & Associates, fighting for your rights, with a proven track record of obtaining over $300 Million Dollars in verdicts and settlements for New York accident victims. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced New York car accident attorney.
What does a personal injury lawyer do?
Personal injury lawyers help victims recover compensation for injuries and damages that someone else’s negligence caused. They do this by helping clients with insurance claims and/or civil lawsuits. Want to learn more? Read our full article here.
How Much Does It Cost To Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
When you are involved in a car accident, there is a free consultation. If you have a case, you pay no fees until we win your case. The cost calculates as a percentage of the amount you are awarded as compensation through settlement or jury trial, also known as a contingency fee basis.
How Much Can I obtain from a Car Accident Settlement?
Several factors influence the amount you might obtain from a car accident settlement. The seriousness of your injury plays a significant role in determining this amount, as it affects your medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and many other types of damages. The amount of insurance coverage available plays another significant part in the outcome of your settlement. Of course, a lawyer’s experience building personal injury cases, handling insurance companies, and negotiating fair settlements is yet another important consideration in this equation. Want to learn more about car accident settlements? Read our full article here.
Wrongful Death Lawyers NYC

Holding the Responsible Parties Accountable for Your Family’s Tragic Loss

If you have lost a family member in a construction accidentauto accidentbuilding accident or any other accident, you may have a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Under New York law, survivors and heirs can pursue compensation for damages such as:

  • Loss of income and financial support
  • Loss of services
  • The deceased person’s pain and suffering from the time of the accident until their death
  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral expenses

A wrongful death claim also gives you the opportunity to establish exactly what happened to your loved one and potentially prevent the same sort of tragedy from happening to other families. Our attorneys can advise you on how a wrongful death claim may serve and protect your interests.

 

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Why You Should Contact Our Wrongful Death Attorneys

At Oresky & Associates, PLLC., we offer skilled representation to individuals who have suffered injuries in and around New York State including New York City, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn (Kings County), Staten Island (Richmond County), Westchester, Long Island, Suffolk County, Nassau County.

Our team of lawyers and paralegals is dedicated to working hard on behalf of grieving families. Don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation to discuss how we can help you. Call us at (718) 993-9999. You will not pay an attorneys’ fee until we resolve your case and collect money damages for you through a settlement or jury verdict.

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