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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.

I am very satisfied with the work that the attorney Jacob Oresky did.

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.

Jacob Oresky won my case. I saw him work hard for me. I made the right decision when I hired him. He is a great attorney. Luis

This is the law firm that works hard for you to the very end.

I suffered a very bad accident in 2013 and was so scared not knowing what will happen to me and my children. I didn’t even know what my rights were at the time. My daughter found this law firm in the internet and told me I needed an attorney, th...

I am very pleased with the services Jacob Oresky and his staff have provided for me and my family. I will recommend him to family and friends for the outstanding work they have done.

I fell from a beam to the floor below. My boss refused to call an ambulance and took me home and told me to rest. I was in a lot of pain and I decided to go to the hospital on my own. I found out it was serious so I called attorney Jacob Oresky. M...

I am very grateful for the services of the lawyers who took my case. I thank you for obtaining such a good verdict, a blessing from God. Thank you… OK Oresky!!! Froilan

I really liked the work from the office. I appreciate what they did for me. I had quick results and I feel very happy. Thank you for everything.

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 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.
Can I bring a car accident lawsuit if I am undocumented?
Personal injury lawsuits can be brought without regard to your immigration status. Even if you are undocumented you have the right to sue for money damages for lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering.
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.
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.
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. 
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.
What happens if I am partially at fault for my car accident?
As long as you are not 100 percent at fault for your car accident you can still recover money damages for your injuries from the other party who caused your accident. Most accidents involve some degree of comparative fault between the parties.
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.
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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