Wrongful Death

wrongful_deathThe loss of a loved one can be a devastating experience. Whether it was a protracted illness caused by a delayed diagnosis or a serious accident caused by a negligent driver, the surviving family members will likely face both emotional and financial turmoil.

The attorneys at Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore specialize in personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. We are dedicated to achieving justice, peace of mind and financial security for our clients. The firm is led by senior partners Judith Livingston and Thomas Moore, two of the most respected, honored and successful trial attorneys in America. They set the tone and the very high bar that has enabled our firm to consistently rank among the top two or three personal injury law firms in New York and the nation. Wrongful death cases are particularly difficult for families. If you have a loved one who has died and believe there was some sort of negligence, carelessness or malpractice, talk to us. We will try to help you in your wrongful death claim.

Historically, studies have stated that between 44,000 and 98,000 deaths occur annually due to avoidable medical error. A recent study published in the BMJ reported that this estimate was grossly understated. In fact, the new estimate is 250,000 deaths annually due to medical mistakes alone.