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Wrongful Death

wrongful-death-imageThe Rhode Island wrongful death attorneys of Gemma Law Associates, Inc., understand that the loss of a loved one is a tragic event. When a death occurs because of the wrongdoing of another person, the tragedy is compounded by the fact that it could have been prevented. Anyone responsible for the loss must be held accountable.

At Gemma Law Associates, Inc., we have more than 48 years of experience in helping the families of fatal accident victims across Rhode Island, including Providence, Pawtucket, Warwick, Newport, Bristol, Cranston, and Woonsocket. We know we can’t replace their loss, but we are committed to securing a sound financial future for them.

To learn how we can help you, call us toll-free or use our online form. We provide free initial case evaluations.

Rhode Island Wrongful Death Lawyers Protecting Your Rights

Wrongful death occurs when a person’s death is caused by the negligence or reckless misconduct of another person or company, including motorists, medical professionals and companies that manufacture and sell dangerous products. At Gemma Law Associates, Inc., we represent clients in wrongful death lawsuits that involve:

  • Car Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Accidents
  • Product Injuries
  • Dangerous Drugs
  • Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Drunk Driving Accident
  • Slip and Fall
  • Inadequate Security
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Hernia Patch Injuries
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Asbestos Exposure
  • Construction Accidents
  • Dog Bite Injury

Because of the extreme loss involved in a wrongful death case, Rhode Island families may be able to file for several different types of compensation, including:

  • Lost Income: An expert witness is typically called upon to calculate this amount by estimating the victim’s income over the remainder of his or her lifetime.
  • Medical Expenses: Any hospital or other medical expenses incurred during the time between the victim’s injury and death
  • Decedent’s Pain and Suffering: Financial compensation for the pain and suffering experienced by the victim as a result of the injuries prior to death
  • Loss of Consortium: This represents the emotional cost to the spouse, children or parents left behind by the victim’s death.

Wrongful death cases require experienced and skilled legal assistance. Insurance lawyers for the defendant may contend the victim shared blame for his or her injuries, which can reduce damages. They will try to minimize their payout by offering low settlement amounts. Our skilled, aggressive and dedicated legal team won’t allow that to happen.

Contact Our Rhode Island Wrongful Death Lawyers Today

Gemma Law Associates, Inc., has more than four decades of experience representing clients in their time of need. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients in Providence, Pawtucket, Warwick, Newport, Cranston, Bristol and Woonsocket.

Because of time limits for filing a wrongful death claim, it’s important to contact us immediately. Call our Rhode Island wrongful death attorneys today toll-free or use our online form. We provide free initial case evaluations.