Wrongful Death

The death of a loved one is a devastating and emotional experience. The situation may be worsened by the fact that this individual died as the result of the negligent actions of another individual or party. Family members, though still grieving the loss, are often wondering if there is anything they can do to seek justice for their loved one.

Our dedicated and compassionate staff at the Pittsburgh office of West & Associates, P.C. strives to help clients understand their rights and the possibilities of filing a wrongful death and survivorship actions in Pennsylvania. We have handled numerous wrongful death and survivorship actions over the course of many years, recovering millions of dollars in awards and settlements.

  • Wrongful death is a term that refers to a death that occurs as the result of the careless or negligent act of another person or party. We educate clients on the specific legal terminology that applies to these cases and the process through which a wrongful death lawsuit is constructed and filed.
  • Survivorship action is a term that refers to specific money damages due the heirs of the deceased person.
  • Since our firm confidently handles a range of personal injury cases, we are able to represent clients in wrongful death and survivorship actions that occur in motor vehicle accident cases, senior care accidents and injury cases that resulted in death.
  • You do not have to face your situation alone. We are a team of individuals that prides ourselves on gaining and keeping our client’s trust while keeping your best interests, and the best interests of your family, in mind.

If your family has suffered the wrongful death of a loved one in a fatal accident, we can help. Contact a lawyer Art West at West & Associates, P.C. through this site or by phone at 1 (800) 738-2261 and learn more about your rights.