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Philadelphia Wrongful Death Attorneys

Accidental Death Lawyers in Philadelphia, PA Help Families Seek Justice and Financial Recovery After Losing a Loved One Due to the Negligence of Others in Philadelphia County and Throughout PA

Have you and your family lost a loved one in an accident that was caused by someone else? If so, you deserve to pursue accountability and financial recovery for the loss that you have suffered. While you and your family grieve and heal after your loved one’s death, let the Philadelphia wrongful death attorneys of DiTomaso Law pursue justice for your loved one and your family.

For over two decades, our firm has advocated for victims of accidents and their families in Philadelphia and throughout the Delaware Valley region. We have seen the devastating impacts that accidents can have, leaving families shattered and without the resources, they need to make ends meet. That’s why we aggressively fight to secure maximum compensation for families of fatal accident victims, demanding accountability from those who negligently or recklessly cause other people’s deaths.

Reach out to DiTomaso Law for a free initial claim review to discuss your family’s legal rights and options with our accident death lawyers in Philadelphia, PA. Let our firm fight to hold those responsible for your loved one’s passing accountable for their careless or reckless behavior or legal fault. 

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DiTomaso Law Represents Families in All Kinds of Wrongful Death Cases

At DiTomaso Law, we can help your family seek justice after your loved one passed away due to accidents or negligence such as:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Bus accidents
  • Train accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Workplace accidents
  • Dog bites and animal attacks
  • Medical malpractice
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect

In Pennsylvania, your family may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim even if the party or parties who caused your loved one’s death are not charged or convicted of a crime. Instead, you only need to show that your loved one’s passing was caused by someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or legal fault.

Seeking Financial Compensation for Your Loved One’s Death

No amount of money can bring your loved one back after they have passed away due to someone else’s careless or reckless actions. But seeking compensation can help relieve the financial burden of your loved one’s death and provide your family with some measure of justice. In a wrongful death case, your family may be entitled to obtain financial recovery for:

  • Loss of your loved one’s income and financial contributions to the family and household
  • Loss of your loved one’s future earnings or the future growth of their assets and estate
  • Loss of the value of your loved one’s services to the household, including childcare, cooking, cleaning, or home maintenance
  • Loss of your loved one’s care, affection, society, comfort, and guidance

In addition, your loved one’s estate may be entitled to recover expenses and losses that were incurred by the estate or by your loved one prior to their death, including:

  • Loss of income from the time between your loved one’s final injury/illness and their death
  • Medical expenses incurred to treat your loved one’s fatal injury or illness
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Estate administration expenses

Rich DiTomaso was an excellent attorney. He was knowledgeable, thorough, and settled our case with a great result. We would highly recommend using this attorney.

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Richard Ditomaso is an expert in his field. He goes above and beyond for his clients. If you’re looking for a great lawyer, give this one a chance; you won’t regret it. A+++

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Turn to the Philadelphia Wrongful Death Attorneys of DiTomaso Law for Compassionate, Dedicated Legal Representation

If you have lost a family member because of another party’s negligence or recklessness, your family should be entitled to recover compensation and justice from those responsible for your loved one’s death. Let out accidental death lawyers in Philadelphia, PA, fight for your family’s rights so that you have the space to grieve and heal. Trust our firm to handle all the details of preparing and pursuing your case, including:

  • Investigating the circumstances of your loved one’s death to figure out who was at fault and who can be held liable for your family’s expenses and losses
  • Gathering documentation to help prove your family’s rights to maximum compensation 
  • Evaluating potential legal claims and options for compensation that we can pursue on your behalf
  • Preparing and filing claims and demand letters to file to begin pursuing compensation for your family
  • Vigorously pursuing accountability and full financial recovery for your loved one and your family, whether through a settlement or by advocating for your family’s right in court and at trial

Find Out How DiTomaso Law Can Help. Fill Out Our Online Contact Form or Call us Today at 856-414-0010

Contact Our Expert Team of Philadelphia Wrongful Death Attorneys for a Free Case Evaluation to Learn More About Your Family’s Legal Options from Our Accidental Death Lawyers in Philadelphia, PA

Don’t put off starting a claim to demand justice for your loved one’s death. Contact DiTomaso Law today for a free, no-obligation consultation to talk with our Philadelphia wrongful death attorneys about how our firm can provide your family with the dedicated, compassionate legal assistance you need during this difficult time. 

About Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania and the metropolitan core of the Delaware Valley region. The city is home to over a dozen four-year universities and colleges and five Fortune 500 corporate headquarters. Philadelphia has the highest number of outdoor artwork of any city in the U.S. With a long history stretching back to the earliest Colonial years, Philadelphia is renowned for its history and being a city of firsts, including the first library, stock exchange, and zoo, and being the first capital of the United States.

Philadelphia Wrongful Death Attorneys Answer Frequently Asked Questions About Wrongful Death in Philadelphia, PA

What is the statute of limitations on wrongful death claims?

The statute of limitations on wrongful death claims in Pennsylvania gives you two years from your loved one’s death to file a lawsuit against those at fault for your loved one’s passing or liable for your family’s losses. If you file an untimely lawsuit, your case may end up being dismissed and your family may lose the opportunity to pursue compensation and justice.

Who can file a wrongful death claim?

Under Pennsylvania law, a wrongful death claim is normally filed by the personal representative of a deceased person’s estate. However, if the personal representative does not file the claim within six months of the decedent’s passing, then the claim may be filed by any of the decedent’s beneficiaries on behalf of all eligible beneficiaries.

Who can recover compensation from a wrongful death lawsuit?

Normally, compensation recovered in a wrongful death claim is intended to compensate a deceased individual’s surviving spouse, children, and/or parents for the losses they have suffered due to their family member’s death. In addition, the personal representative of the decedent’s estate can also recover compensation for the estate’s expenses.

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