Wrongful Death

Whenever a death is due to the negligence of another, the surviving family members may be entitled to compensation by filing a wrongful death claim. This is a claim against a person or company who can be held liable for the death. A successful wrongful death claim generally consists of the following:


Cases Completed

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The death was caused, in whole or in part, by the conduct of the Defendant;

The Defendant was negligent or strictly liable for the victim’s death;

There is a surviving spouse, children, beneficiaries, or dependants; AND

Monetary damages have resulted from the victim’s death.


The Law Offices of Schwartz and Zonas have the knowledge and experience to determine if a claim exists and obtain a favorable result. We understand the applicable laws, and have the legal background and medical resources to successfully determine the value of your loved one’s lost income, the loss of enjoyment, pain and suffering. Wrongful death can result from any of a number of negligent acts such as:


• Medical malpractice
• Automobile accidents, including motorcycles and trucks
• Pedestrian accidents
• Hit and run accidents
• Accidents involving children
• Nursing home negligence or abuse
• Premises liability
• Fire burn victims
• Negligent security
• Unsafe construction
• Pharmacy Negligence