Your Allies In Seeking Justice After A Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is an unspeakable heartbreak. It’s all the more tragic when they lose their life due to a preventable accident. The void left behind touches every aspect of your life, from the emotional loss to the sudden financial instability. During such a trying time, knowing where to turn for help is the key to start overcoming the tremendous obstacles you may be facing.

In Bergen County and throughout northern New Jersey, you can turn to Parisi & Gerlanc, Attorneys At Law, for compassionate guidance. Since 1936, we have served as compassionate allies for families suffering the devastating loss of a wrongful death. Our lawyers handle these sensitive cases with the utmost care. We will ensure that your loved one’s story is told with dignity, that justice is upheld and that your family’s rights are fiercely protected.

What To Know About Wrongful Death Claims In New Jersey

A wrongful death claim can provide significant compensation for the losses resulting from your loved one’s untimely passing. In New Jersey, surviving spouses, children, parents and other family members are eligible to pursue these claims, depending on the situation.

The damages you may recover include:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost income and financial support
  • Medical bills that your loved one incurred

You may also have other types of personal injury claims that allow you to pursue compensation for emotional damages. Our lawyers can evaluate these claims.

Workers’ Comp For Work-Related Deaths

When a fatal accident occurs on the job, surviving family members may be eligible for workers’ comp survivor benefits. These death and dependency claims help cover the financial gap left by the loss of a family wage earner.

It’s important to note that a wrongful death action is different from a workers’ comp death and dependency claim. A wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit against a negligent party, while a workers’ comp claim is handled through the state program. In many cases, you can pursue both.

We Are Here For You In Your Time Of Need

As a small firm, we at Parisi & Gerlanc care deeply about each family we serve. Losing a loved one is never easy. We understand the loss you have endured. We will listen to your story, explain your options and stand by you every step of the way.

Let us help you honor your loved one’s memory by seeking the justice they deserve. Start today with a free consultation by calling 551-587-8915.