Time Limits for Wrongful Death Claims

If you’ve lost a loved one due to the negligence of another party in New York, there are strict timelines you must follow in order to file a claim. Watch this video by experienced New York wrongful death attorney Mark Shaevitz to learn about the statute of limitations in wrongful death cases. 

The time limit for wrongful death claim in The State of New York is two years for malpractice at that results in a wrongful death or three years if it is from an automobile accident or slip and fall injury.

When we make a claim, first we set up an administration where there is an administrator of the estate appointed. Then we can proceed with the claim against the insurance carrier for money to compensate the loved ones families who are suffering as a result of a wrongful death.

At Shaevitz & Shaevitz, our wrongful death attorneys are here to help.  We’ll not only help you to hold the responsible party or parties accountable for their negligence, but we’ll fight hard to secure the compensation you need to pay medical and funeral costs, and make up for lost wages, benefits, and/or inheritance.

When you need wrongful death attorneys you can trust to put your interests first and face insurance companies head-on, the experienced attorneys at Shaevitz & Shaevitz are on your side.

Contact us today for a free consultation to learn about the time limits for wrongful death claims and let our 65+ years of experience work for you.

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