Our Wrongful Death Attorney Fights for Families Seeking Justice
Any serious accident can be a painful and difficult experience. Nothing can prepare you, however, for the pain you suffer when a loved one dies because of someone else’s negligence. No matter the cause, negligently caused deaths hurt all the more because they are sudden and preventable. Many people believe that because the accident victim is deceased, the negligent party has no one to answer to. However, New Jersey wrongful death laws provide family members with the ability to obtain compensation for the financial and emotional impact of an accidental death. The mental anguish of losing a spouse, parent or child can haunt you for years. Not only are you grieving, but you may also lose financial support your deceased family member provided.
Why Hire Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.?
Each wrongful death attorney at our law firm has a strong understanding of New Jersey’s wrongful death laws. Thus, we can help you determine if you have a cause of action. Our law firm has over 60 years of combined experience representing the grieving families of fatal accident victims. This includes a $6.35 million verdict for medical malpractice causing our client to bleed to death and a $1.2 million settlement for a mother killed from defective construction work. We can investigate the accident and find out if the accident was a result of negligence. Take advantage of the free consultation that we offer to you.
Some of Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.’s other successful wrongful death recoveries include:
- An $8.8 million verdict for the family of a concrete company worker who died when a defectively-straddled crane rolled over him, inflicting terrible degloving injuries. After surviving for a short while in the hospital, the worker died. After a two-week trial, the jury found in favor of the worker’s family against the worker’s employer and the crane manufacturer.
- An $850,000 Atlantic City jury verdict for delayed diagnosis of cancer and wrongful death. The deceased’s doctors negligently failed to diagnose stomach cancer, and the delay allowed the cancer to advance and ruined any chance of survival. Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C. successfully litigated this matter all the way to the New Jersey Supreme Court.
New Jersey law allows the spouses, parents and children of deceased accident victims to recover economic damages. However, they usually cannot receive damages for emotional pain and suffering, except in special circumstances. If you lost a family member because of another person’s or a company’s negligence, contact the Atlantic City wrongful death attorney at Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C. for a free consultation.