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New Bedford Wrongful Death Lawyer

When a loved one passes away in a sudden accident, the pain can be overwhelming to bear. Unfortunately, many wrongful deaths could have been prevented if another person did not behave negligently. If you have lost a family member due to the carelessness of another, you might have grounds to pursue a wrongful death claim. A knowledgeable and compassionate wrongful death lawyer may be able to help you recover damages for the losses caused by your loved one’s passing. 

At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, our wrongful death attorneys have over 45 years of experience holding negligent parties fully accountable for their actions. We understand how challenging the loss of a loved one can be, and we aim to make the claims process as stress-free as possible while fighting for justice on your behalf. When you retain our services, you can have peace of mind that your case is in caring and experienced hands. To learn more about how we can help you and schedule a free consultation, call us at 617-391-9001 or complete our online contact form.

Types of Wrongful Death Claims We Handle in New Bedford

The highly-qualified attorneys at Sweeney Merrigan, Personal Injury Lawyers, have experience handling a wide range of wrongful death cases in New Bedford. While each fatal accident is unique, they are often caused by another person’s negligence. A few examples of wrongful death cases we handle in New Bedford include the following:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Rideshare accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Workplace accidents
  • Defective products

When you partner with one of our skilled wrongful death attorneys in New Bedford, we will work with you to understand every detail regarding your loved one’s accident and build a strong claim on your behalf. We find the preventable loss of life unacceptable and will fight aggressively for the maximum compensation for your losses. 

How an Experienced New Bedford Wrongful Death Attorney Can Help You

As you cope with losing a loved one, pursuing a wrongful death claim on your own may seem impossible. If you lost someone you love due to the negligence of another, an experienced New Bedford wrongful death lawyer could use their expertise to fight for justice as you focus on your family. Some of the many ways the trusted attorneys at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers can help you include the following:

  • Conducting a thorough investigation into your case
  • Collecting evidence and witness testimonies to support your claim
  • Filing all paperwork correctly and on time
  • Negotiating with all parties on your behalf
  • Aggressively advocating for your rights and interests inside and outside of court
  • Helping you navigate every step of the claims process
  • Answering all of your legal questions

Our attorneys have decades of experience helping clients like you protect your rights and recover compensation for the full extent of their losses. When you work with one of our skilled New Bedford wrongful death attorneys, you can trust us to advocate aggressively for your interests throughout every step of the legal process. 

Damages You May Be Eligible to Collect Through a Wrongful Death Claim in New Bedford

Unfortunately, a wrongful death can be both emotionally and financially devastating for the victim’s family. Between funeral expenses and medical bills, families often find themselves quickly overwhelmed. If you lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligent actions, you deserve to be compensated for your losses. Some damages our New Bedford wrongful death attorneys may be able to help you recover include the following:

  • Final expenses
  • Medical expenses related to your loved one’s injury
  • Loss of income or other financial support
  • Emotional distress
  • Lost inheritance
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of companionship

Your attorney will work with you to understand the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s passing as well as the impact of their passing on your life. We are committed to fighting for your rights and the justice you and your loved one deserve. 

Entrust Your Case to the Skilled Attorneys at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers

At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, our attorneys are dedicated to providing our clients with the best legal services available in Massachusetts. We understand the pain of losing a loved one and will work tirelessly to make the claims process as stress-free as possible. Our passionate attorneys have decades of experience helping clients like you fight for the justice they deserve. Our skilled wrongful death team includes experienced attorneys Peter M. Merrigan and Bradley M. Henry, who each devote 100% of their practices to litigation and have been named Super Lawyers, BestLawyers, and the Top 100 Lawyers in Massachusetts for several consecutive years. Our wrongful death team has a proven track record of success and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for their clients. To discuss your case with a seasoned legal professional, call us today at 617-391-9001 or complete our online contact form today.

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