Connecticut Wrongful Death Attorneys


Wrongful death refers to an incidence in which someone’s negligent or reckless behavior resulted in the death of another person. When wrongful death occurs, the surviving family members are entitled to compensation for the damages and suffering incurred.

If you believe that your loved one died as a result of preventable causes, contact the Connecticut wrongful death lawyers at The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC for qualified and experienced representation in your case. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping families who have been devastated by the wrongful death of a loved one seek and obtain justice in their case.

A monetary award cannot bring your loved one back. But, it can help reduce the stress of the situation while you and your family learn to adapt to the changes you face. Financial compensation might cover built up medical expenses, the cost of funeral and burial services, lost economic support, loss of companionship and mental anguish.

Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Each wrongful death case has its own set of unique circumstances. However, there are some basic elements of wrongful death claims, including the following:

  • The death was caused either completely or partially by the defendant(s) 
  • The defendant acted negligently or recklessly 
  • There are surviving children, spouse and/or other beneficiaries who are impacted 
  • Monetary damages have occurred as a result of the death

How Does Wrongful Death Occur?

There are several ways in which a person can be wrongfully killed. At The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC, our Connecticut wrongful death lawyers can help you if you believe your loved one died as a result of one of the following:

  • Medical negligence or malpractice 
  • Vehicle accidents (auto, trucking, motorcycle) 
  • Airplane and other commercial transportation accidents 
  • Nursing home neglect or abuse 
  • Workplace accidents or exposure to toxic materials 
  • Dangerous or defective drugs or products

No matter what the cause, when someone we love dies, it is emotional and overwhelming. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is devastating; finding out it could have been prevented can make the situation even more difficult to handle.

Contact a Connecticut Wrongful Death Lawyer

At The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC, we believe that when someone’s negligence or recklessness results in the death of another they should be held accountable for their actions. Our attorneys are committed to providing dedicated and compassionate legal representation for those affected by wrongful death.

For more information, or to schedule a consultation with a Connecticut wrongful death attorney, contact The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC today. Our offices in Danbury, Bridgeport, and Stamford handle wrongful death cases from across the state including Norwalk, Connecticut.

Wrongful Death News

Casino Heart Attack Prompts Wrongful Death Law Suit, Says The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC

December 18, 2014

The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC is reporting that the family of a man who suffered a heart attack at a casino has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. His family is suing the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, alleging that employees failed to assist the man for several minutes after he had the heart attack. Wrongful death refers to an incident…Read More »

The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC Observes How Wrongful Death Cases Can Provide Opportunity For Safety Reform

December 11, 2014

When a wrongful death case settles, the result can help to ease the burden of costs such as medical expenses, funeral and burial services, and lost economic support. And while it can’t bring the loved one back, The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC, knows that a wrongful death lawsuit can effect positive change that may save someone else’s life.  This is precisely…Read More »

The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC Learns That GM Wrongful Death Lawsuit Has Court Date

December 9, 2014

The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC has learned that the first wrongful death suit against General Motors, relating to its faulty ignition switches, is set for trial. The case, filed in federal court in Manhattan, will go to trial on January 11, 2016. Several wrongful death lawsuits stemming from this massive recall are pending in courts across the country. In this…Read More »

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