New York Wrongful Death Lawyer
Beneficiaries of Wrongful Death Compensation and Legal Resolution
When a decedent is killed as a result of the negligence of another party,
his/her estate has a claim for wrongful death. The proceeds of a wrongful
death recovery are distributed to those heirs who were financially dependent
upon the decedent. Disputes often arise among heirs over the distribution
of wrongful death proceeds. A New York
estate litigation attorney from our firm is very familiar with the legal issues in the distribution
of wrongful death claim proceeds and how to protect the rights of a close
family member that has a rightful claim to a portion or all of the settlement.
Wrongful Death Claims in New York
The legal team at
Novick & Associates has successfully litigated disputes involving the distribution of wrongful
death recoveries in courts throughout the entire New York metropolitan
area. These issues can be extremely sensitive as they involve family members
that are at odds about how the compensation should be distributed or may
feel that they have more right to claim a larger amount of the settlement.
This can lead to great emotional upheaval on top of financial concerns.
Dealing with this issue professionally and getting it resolved can be
of extreme importance, particularly in cases in which the decedent was
a breadwinner that was supporting the family and they are suffering severe
financial strain. As it has taken time to get the wrongful death recovery,
and over that period of time, the financial issues have become even more
pressing, running into legal trouble or disagreements about the distribution
of the compensation can be extremely distressing.
Contact a New York estate litigation lawyer
from Novick & Associates, PC for immediate legal counsel if you If
you suspect that your rights to a wrongful death recovery have been compromised.