Every day Jacoby & Meyers attorneys help injury victims seek compensation for their injuries. Receiving compensation is often crucial in paying medical bills, replacing lost income, and covering the cost of expenses caused by the injury. In some serious instances, the injuries are so severe that the victim does not survive. Our job then, is to help the victim’s family claim the compensation they deserve.
On March 26, 2015 an explosion rocked the East Village. Over twenty people were injured in the massive explosion. The mother of one of the victims, a 23 year old man who died in the explosion, has filed a law suit against several individuals and groups, including the buildings owner, a contractor, and the city of New York.
According to a recent publication the victim’s mother and her legal team* have yet to reveal the amount of damages that will be sought.
A wrongful death lawsuit is applicable in instances in which negligence or misconduct leads to an untimely death. The appointed representative for the deceased victim’s estate can then seek compensation for monetary losses. To learn more about wrongful death lawsuits, or to fill out a free wrongful death case evaluation form click here.
*Jacoby and Meyers is not representing the victim(s) of this matter.