Choosing a Wrongful Death Attorney

The sudden loss of a spouse, child, or other close family member is a devastating event with lifelong repercussions for you and your family. The immediate trauma of such a loss is often compounded when you realize that your loved one’s death was preventable. If another person’s negligence or recklessness led to the death of your family member, you may have grounds to file a wrongful death lawsuit. In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, spouses, children, and parents of the deceased all have a right to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Choosing the right wrongful death attorney is essential in order to maximize your chances of pursuing a successful case. In the midst of such an overwhelming crisis, you should never settle for an attorney who makes you feel uneasy; choose one who takes the time to make you feel comfortable and informed, and who is actively engaged in your case.

Below are some key things to look for when choosing a wrongful death lawyer:

  • Trial experience
  • Experience pursuing cases with similar circumstances to yours
  • Works on a contingency basis (no collection of fees until you win compensation)
  • Answers your questions in an honest and straightforward manner

If you are looking for a Philadelphia wrongful death lawyer you can trust, please contact Wapner Newman today to schedule a free case evaluation. We represent wrongful death victims throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, with offices in Philadelphia, West Conshohocken, Allentown, and Marlton.