Wrongful Death Attorney NYC

There are no words to describe the devastation caused by losing a loved one. This is especially true when someone else’s negligence caused the death. You’ve come to the right place if you’re in this situation now. The Law Office of Eric Richman has over twenty years of experience serving personal injury victims and their families, helping our clients navigate complex legal challenges and seek justice during the most difficult times of their lives.

Our law firm can help you gather necessary information, such as medical records and witness statements, and explain your legal options, including potential compensation for funeral expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. While a wrongful death lawsuit and settlement cannot undo your loss, it can help you recover financially and secure a more stable future.

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If you’ve lost a loved one due to a fatal accident in NYC, then you need expert legal representation. Please don’t wait. Contact The Law Offices of Eric Richman any time, 24/7, for a free consultation. Call us at (800) 801-9655.

Understand All Your Options

After a tragedy, such as a wrongful death caused by someone else’s negligence, you may encounter a complex legal landscape that is overwhelming and difficult to understand. Speaking with an expert wrongful death attorney in NYC who can help identify your next best steps and empower you to make more informed decisions will be crucial.

You can contact us 24/7, 365 days a year, to discuss the specifics of your case. In the meantime, read through these common questions about wrongful death cases, which we have listed below for your convenience.


This is not legal advice.
Since every case is unique, consider working with a lawyer to get advice on your specific situation.

  • Who Is Eligible to File a Wrongful Death Claim in NYC?

    In the event of a wrongful death, family members or the deceased’s representative may file a lawsuit. This includes spouses, parents, and children. Extended family members are generally excluded unless they have been designated as the deceased’s guardian or personal representative.

  • How Is Liability Determined in a Wrongful Death Case?

    Liability in a wrongful death claim is established by conducting a legal investigation of the evidence and demonstrating that the defendant’s negligence or intentional actions directly contributed to or caused the death. Evidence such as medical records, witness statements, and expert evaluation and testimony can be used to establish liability.

  • What Is the Statute of Limitations for Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New York?

    In New York, the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim is two years from the date of the fatality. However, there may be exceptions that affect your filing time window. Because the statute of limitations varies depending on your case’s individuals, establishments, and circumstances, you should consult with a legal professional to ensure you file on time.

  • Can Punitive Damages Be Awarded in a Wrongful Death Case?

    Punitive damages are usually only considered when the defendant’s actions were reckless or malicious. Family members can seek punitive damages against the responsible party. However, it’s important to discuss this with your attorney.

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Do you need an expert wrongful death attorney NYC to fight for you? The Law Offices of Eric Richman can help you recover:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Burial or cremation costs
  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of income
  • Emotional distress
  • Lost benefits from the deceased’s work
  • Loss of inheritance
  • Loss of companionship
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Why Eric Richman, Esq. Is the First And Only Wrongful Death Attorney NYC You Should Call

Eric Richman, Esq., is an experienced New York City personal injury lawyer who has dedicated his career to fighting for injury victims and their families. Mr. Richman has won millions of dollars for his clients and is one of the best-known and most respected personal injury attorneys in New York City.

In the landscape of personal injury lawyers, Mr. Richman’s commitment is unparalleled. For his clients, he answers each and every phone call, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Settlements In NYC

Eric Richman, Esq., has handled many wrongful death accident cases over the years. His compassionate care and legal expertise have helped personal injury victims in New York City recover their financial losses following catastrophic losses. Learn more about our most recent settlements below.


Eric Richman, Esq., Wrongful Death Attorney NYC Recent Settlement Amount

Eric Richman, Esq. is an expert lawyer with extensive experience handling slip-and-fall accident cases in the Bronx. We’ve listed a recent settlement below for your consideration.

$1,500,000 in a Homicide Case

A tenant was tragically murdered in her New York City apartment. Her family retained the Law Office of Eric Richman, Esq. Our office immediately started a negligent security case against the insurance company for the landlord. We hired safety experts to make the case as strong as possible. Eric was able to prove that the victim’s building was unsafe and was a magnet for crime. The case settled for $1,500,000.

$875,000 in a NYC Personal Injury Case

An NYPD detective was injured when a ricochet bullet struck her in the face at the police firing range owned by the City of New York. An investigation determined that the City could have foreseen and prevented the accident, Eric Richman, Esq. was able to obtain a settlement of $875,000.


Locations We Serve

The Law Offices of Eric Richman is a New York City personal injury law firm located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our experienced lawyers provide outstanding personal injury legal representation to individuals and families who suffered injuries in and around New York, including:

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Our law firm has spent decades working tirelessly to provide our clients with the best possible legal representation and outcome. The positive reviews of our current and former clients are the best record of our success and contributions to NYC. Read what they have to say about us below.

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Contact The Law Offices of Eric Richman for a Free Consultation

When a wrongful death occurs, close family members and friends can struggle to come to terms with their losses and personal circumstances. Working with an expert wrongful death attorney can enable you to refocus on meeting the needs of your family members and healing with peace of mind that your personal injury case is being handled professionally.

Our law firm can take on the challenges of your case and ensure you receive the justice and compensation you deserve. We provide free initial consultations to discuss the details of your case. We also provide confidential home or hospital visits if you cannot travel.

Contact the Law Offices of Eric Richman for a free consultation, or call us at (800) 801-9655  to discuss your case with an expert wrongful death attorney NYC. We’re here to represent you during this challenging time.

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