We are frequently called upon to advocate for families of individuals who have unfortunately suffered fatal injuries as a result of various types of negligent events, including those involving vehicular collisions, gunshot deaths, defective products, falls and property hazards in order to accomplish what the law allows under these sad and unfair circumstances. Our dedicated personal injury and worker’s compensation attorneys bring thorough and exacting claims against negligent parties following an incident resulting in catastrophic injuries leading to death.
We have delivered victims and their loved ones the relief they needed to help enable them to take the weight off their shoulders and move on with their lives. We are here for you.
Has a loved one passed away due to someone else's negligence? Allow us to take the burden off of your shoulders and fight for their justice.
Pennsylvania law allows a parent, child or spouse of a deceased loved one to file wrongful death and survival actions seeking compensation for damages, including:
Medical costs incurred prior to the death
Lost wages and lost earning capacity
Future financial and other lost support the deceased would reasonably have provided to family members
Grief and emotional distress Lost services, society, comfort, guidance, tutelage and household services
At Goldstein Heslop Steele Clapper Oswalt & Smith (GHSCOS), our lawyers care about our community’s well-being. Even if you are overwhelmed, the best thing you can do for your loved one is to take action now. Call us in Altoona or complete our online form.
Our team can craft a comprehensive wrongful death and survival claim before:
Evidence is lost
The statute of limitations expires
Our legal advocates sensitively ensure that the gravity of your loss is clearly and accurately defined both inside and outside the courtroom.
To schedule a consultation to learn more about your options in a wrongful death action, email Goldstein Heslop Steele Clapper Oswalt & Smith (GHSCOS) or call our office today.