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Erie Wrongful Death Attorney

The death of a loved one caused by the negligent conduct of a person or corporation can have devastating effects on a family. Wrongful death claims are necessary to attain justice for loved ones killed by the negligence of others. While financial compensation cannot lessen your pain, recovering damages can help ease the burden of lost income and medical expenses after losing a loved one.

At Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, our Erie, PA, wrongful death attorneys have been helping families for more than 25 years. We have the skills and experience to conduct a full investigation into what happened and assist your family in obtaining the answers you need.

What is an Erie, PA Wrongful Death Claim?

When a person loses their life due to the negligent or careless actions of another, the surviving family members of the deceased have a right to seek justice in a wrongful death claim. In some wrongful death cases, the negligent party may be held liable in both criminal and civil court cases, but family members will not receive compensation for their losses unless they pursue a wrongful death claim.

Wrongful death claims can be filed for many reasons. Some of the most common are

  • Car accidents: Car accidents have taken the lives of 36,000 people in the last reporting year
  • Pedestrian and bicycle accidents: Of all traffic deaths, 2% were bicyclists and 17% were pedestrians
  • Boating accidents: Boating accidents have led to a fatality rate of 5.2 deaths per 100,000 boats, 79% of which were from drowning, often due to inexperienced operators impaired by alcohol
  • Workplace accidents: A little more than 5,000 workers lost their lives in workplace accidents in the last reporting year
  • Defective product accidents: Defective products have led to 22,000 fatalities per year

Why Choose Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman?

Our compassionate wrongful death attorneys understand the devastation involved after losing a loved one in an accident caused by the negligence of another person or corporation. At Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman:

  • We will represent your family with sensitivity and dignity
  • We provide free consultations
  • Have earned the AV Preeminent award from Martindale-Hubbell for the highest national level of professional excellence and legal ethics

Allow our dedicated legal team to help your family through this difficult time.

Contact Our Compassionate Wrongful Death Attorneys in Erie, PA

When you suffer the loss of a loved one, you deserve a strong advocate who will stand by your side and help you through this difficult time. At Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, our compassionate legal team is here to help you obtain justice for your loved one.

No amount of compensation can ease your pain. However, the financial damages our Erie, Pennsylvania wrongful death attorneys can recover may help with:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of consortium
  • Other unforeseen expenses

Contact us to schedule a free consultation to discuss the details of your case. You can contact us by clicking here or calling 888-988-9467.

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Make an appointment at our Pittsburgh office for your free consultation. We are confident that you will trust us with your legal needs and fight for what you deserve. We do not charge a fee for personally consulting with you. In every new case, our fee is only 25%. There is no fee unless recovery is made. We invite you to review the significant Pittsburgh, PA personal injury cases we have won.