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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 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.
Construction Accidents $5 Million Dollars won by demolition worker that was knocked off ladder by HVAC duct, fracturing arm, requiring back surgery, amongst other injuries.
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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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I would recommend Jacob Oresky & Associates. I’m very satisfied with the work they did on my wife’s case.

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The attorneys at Jacob Oresky & Associates took my case and fought for me. They were always very friendly with me and I recommend them to any person that has suffered an accident. I am very satisfied with the work that the attorney Jacob Ores...

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The people in the office treat clients like family and they are very attentive.

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Jacob Oresky & Associates have been very attentive and helpful. They worry about clients, they are very friendly and I recommend them to the whole community.

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Jacob the lawyer really helped me. I was hurt pretty bad in a car accident. His office got right on my case and started the law suit right away. I would never go to anyone else. He is the best.

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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 questions should I ask a personal injury lawyer?
When searching for a personal injury lawyer, you should ask questions about their experience, services and results.  You only have one chance to recover and finding the right lawyer can make a big difference in the final outcome of your case, the level of services that you receive, and the amount of compensation that you are awarded.   Want more information? 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.
Do I Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?
You do not need a personal injury lawyer, but one can benefit you in many ways following an accident resulting in serious physical harm. Severe injuries can lead to expensive medical care, extended absences from work, pain and suffering, and other damages. Read our full article to find out more about when it's right to hire a personal injury lawyer. 
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.
How do I find a lawyer for a car accident?
Finding a lawyer to represent you in your car accident case requires research—there simply is no way around it. Begin your homework by searching online for car accident lawyers in your area (New York City, Bronx, or Queens, for example). As you review their websites, check for the following characteristics: 
  • Experience in personal injury law—and with car accidents, specifically
  • Results—financial value of settlements and awards
  • Positive testimonials that speak to you
You can read more about how to find a lawyer for a car accident here.
How Do I Make an Accident Report from a Construction Accident?
If you suffered injuries in a construction accident, you must report the accident to your foreman or employer, but there are other steps you also must take if you hope to receive compensation for your injury. First things first! If you have been hurt, seek medical care and attention immediately. If you need an ambulance, ask for one to be called. Your construction foreman may or may not be aware of your accident. Do not assume they received word of the incident. Even if you verbally told your co-worker about it, this notification will not always help you if your employer does not have actual knowledge of your construction accident. Want to learn more about how to make an accident report? Read our full article here.
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.
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.
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.

 

Located In the Bronx, Queens, & NYC

Contact a Knowledgeable Workplace Accident Lawyer

If you or someone close to you has been injured on the job, we can help you determine if you should consider filing a third-party claim. At Oresky & Associates, we can thoroughly review the facts of your case and explain all of the options that may be available to you. We aim to treat our clients as we would want to be treated if we were in the same situation. Our team of on the job injury attorneys represent people who need a personal injury or wrongful death lawyer in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, as well as Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. For a free appointment with a Queens or Bronx workplace accident attorney, call us at 718-993-9999 or contact us online.

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