Lancaster Wrongful Death Attorneys
assault/batter, vehicular manslaughter. A wrongful death is the basis of a lawsuit against the responsible party or parties.
The unexpected loss of a loved one can be life altering, our Lancaster attorneys know that nothing can truly compensate for the loss of a loved one.
In Pennsylvania, wrongful death claims are only allowed to be filed by the personal representative of the loved one’s estate. This can be the executor named in the will or any other qualified person to administer the estate.
The statute of limitations in the state of Pennsylvania for filing a wrongful death claim is 2 years following the date of the deceased.
Along with the pain and suffering of losing a loved one comes the concern of medical bills, future lost income and funeral expenses. If someone has died due to the negligence of another individual, hospital, or company’s negligence/actions they can be held responsible for compensating damages the surviving family members could undergo due to the death of a loved one.
Wrongful death damages include:
- Funeral expenses
- Loss of wages
- Hospital & medical bills
- Pain & suffering
At Freeburn Hamilton, we will answer any questions you have in regards to filing for wrongful death damages, and how to determine who is eligible to file a claim for damages. Our experienced wrongful death attorneys will fight for your family and make sure the negligent party is held responsible.
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Lancaster County is in southern Pennsylvania, on the Susquehanna River. Lancaster, the county seat, is known for its red-brick Central Market building. North of the city, Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum evokes a traditional German settlement. Southeast, in Amish farm country, the town of Strasburg is home to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania’s vintage trains. Farther south is riverside Susquehannock State Park.
Lancaster, PA Legal Resources:
Lancaster County District Codes – This site provides you with helpful information regarding your city codes and ordinances.
Lancaster County Law & Justice– Law & Justice provides information regarding Lancaster County’s legal resources, such as Public Defenders, District Attorney, Court of Administration, and more.
Lancaster County Bar Association– The Lancaster County Bar Association is a professional organization that is proud of the contribution its members have made in the community. They have been around since pre-Revolutionary times, all the way up until the present.