Understanding The Connecticut Wrongful Death Statute

Losing a loved one in an accident or through medical malpractice can be a disorienting experience. You may find it hard to know how to move forward after an accidental death in the family. You may wonder whether you should prepare to take legal action in addition to all the other burdens you bear at this difficult time. Our Connecticut wrongful death lawyers are available to help interpret and explain our state’s wrongful death laws as they pertain to your case.

For example, we can advise you as to whether you qualify to bring a wrongful death claim after the death of a close family member. Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante in New Haven offers no-obligation initial consultations regarding fatal accidents to family members including:

  • Husbands and wives
  • Sons and daughters
  • Mothers and fathers
  • Sisters and brothers

We can help you understand provisions of Connecticut’s wrongful death statute with regard to:

  • Who can be appointed an administrator of an estate
  • Determination of whether actions leading to the fatality were intentional or negligent on the part of a liable party
  • How to get a claim in place in time to meet the statute of limitations

If you believe someone was negligent or reckless and thereby caused a fatal accident that took the life of your family member, contact a lawyer at Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante. We are prepared to evaluate your case and if you qualify to bring a wrongful death claim in Connecticut, we can navigate you through the complicated statutes. We can guide you through the procedures necessary to pursue compensation.

Our wrongful death attorneys:

Steven J. Errante

Donn A. Swift

Marisa A. Bellair

Rosalie D. Louis