Category: Wrongful Death

car accident in New York City - Wrongful Death Claims After Fatal Car Accidents

Car accidents are violent events that often cause serious injuries to those involved – injuries so serious they sometimes prove fatal. In New York State alone, nearly 1,150 people lost their lives in traffic accidents in one recent year. What can those left behind do to seek some measure of justice and

Person grieving death of a loved one

No one is prepared to lose a loved one in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. Even though surviving family members in New York have the right to seek compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit, the law often doesn’t consider the full impact of an untimely loss. Under the

Stethoscope, pills and wrongful death document

When a tragic accident takes someone’s life, the victim’s family may be financially unprepared for the expenses they incur as a result. Along with the pain and grief of losing a loved one, survivors must also cope with their financial situation changing significantly. At Finz & Finz, P.C., our personal

man in a NY nursing home with COVID-19

In a victory for New York nursing home residents and their families, Governor Cuomo recently repealed a law that made it nearly impossible to sue facilities and hospitals for negligent care during the COVID-19 pandemic. In April 2020, the governor signed the Emergency or Disaster Protection Act, which granted immunity

When an accident occurs that results in death, many families rely on the criminal justice system to sort through the facts. Oftentimes, charges will be brought against the person responsible for the accident, which can result in prison time or long-term probation depending upon the circumstances of the incident. But