Wrongful Death

Scranton, Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Law Firm

If you have lost a family member because of the reckless or negligent behavior of another person, or because of their intentional wrongdoing, we are here to help you. With extensive experience serving Pennsylvania, Caputo & Mariotti’s wrongful death lawyers have successfully won their clients many cases. Our commitment is to help the surviving family members receive the justice and financial compensation they deserve.

Contact Caputo & Mariotti’s attorneys at (570) 342-9999, or use our online contact form to contact us now for a FREE consultation. We aggressively represent each and every one of our cases. Our goal is to take care of the case so you can focus on the challenging recovery process.

Most wrongful death suits involve vehicular accidents with vehicles such as cars, ATVs, motorcycles, tractor trailers, and snowmobiles. Other wrongful death claims result from public transportation (trains, planes, buses, and sea vessels), defective products, medical malpractice, and pharmaceutical liability.

Negligence is a very common factor in wrongful death suits. Negligence generally means another individual failed to act in a reasonable way, resulting in the injury or death of another. Inattention, thoughtlessness, inadvertence, and just plain mistakes are all examples of negligence.

Financial damages are awarded when negligence has been legally proven. Besides establishing negligence, the life expectancy of the deceased and survivor is presented in order to establish the loss of future earnings. The relationship of the survivor and deceased must also be established before a damage award can be made. A successful award of damages must also demonstrate the emotional loss suffered by a survivor. Picking a fair-minded and objective jury is also a critical element in the success of any case. Choosing a jury and completing the case takes years of experience and skill.

Wrongful death cases are often complicated, and only an established lawyer can give you the representation you deserve. As one of Caputo & Mariotti’s clients, you will benefit from our ability to piece together a strong case. We will work with you to help you understand the strategies and potential outcomes so you can make decisions that work best for you. We will help you negotiate with insurance companies and are always focused on your needs first.

If you feel you have a strong basis for a wrongful death suit, contact Caputo & Mariotti’s personal injury attorneys at (570) 342-9999, or use our online contact form to contact us now for a FREE consultation. We can help you understand all of the complex legalities surrounding wrongful death claims, litigation, and negotiation. The statute of limitations only allows you to pursue your case in court for a set amount of time, so contact us immediately. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not charge a fee unless you receive monetary compensation.

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