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New Bedford Wrongful Death

New Bedford's oceanfront location is central to the city's culture. New Bedford is best known for its fishing port and its history as a whaling-era seaport, and today the New Bedford Whaling Museum allows visitors insight into this rich history. With nearly 100,000 residents, it is the sixth largest city in the state, and its fishing and manufacturing industries continue to make the city thrive today. In addition to history, New Bedford offers residents and visitors a wide variety of educational, employment, and recreational activities. The city has campuses for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as well as Bristol Community College. With waterfront views, yacht clubs, and recreational boats, it offers gorgeous views and plenty of outdoor leisure. Sometimes, however, things may go awry and New Bedford residents may need a skilled lawyer.

Wrongful death claims can stem from a wide variety of accidents. Most commonly, wrongful death cases arise from car and truck accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, construction site accidents, and a host of work-related accidents. Regardless of the cause of the accident, however, the New Bedford wrongful death lawyers at Altman & Altman, LLP are here to explain in detail your legal options, help you decide if a wrongful death lawsuit is the best choice for your family, guide you through the entire process-from complaint to court-and represent your interests to the best of our ability.

The unexpected death of a friend or family member is an incredibly stressful and emotional experience for all parties. At the Greater Boston law firm of Altman & Altman, LLP, conveniently located in Boston and Cambridge, our New Bedford wrongful death attorneys understand that even the best settlement can never fully fill the void of a tragic loss. However, wrongful death lawsuits allow the family of a person who passed away to gain monetary compensation for their loss by holding a person, company, or employee civilly liable for the death of another person. A strong settlement or verdict can give important financial assistance to a family that has lost a loved one, thereby reducing financial stress, due to another party's recklessness or negligence.

If you believe you have a viable wrongful death claim against a person or corporation, or are unsure whether you have a feasible claim, the seasoned New Bedford personal injury attorneys at Altman & Altman, LLP will listen to your story and help you make an informed decision. After an initial investigation of the scene of the injury, and examination of important evidence, our wrongful death attorneys will have a much clearer understanding of the case and can then recommend whether a lawsuit, mediation, arbitration or another course of action will be most appropriate. Whatever you decide, our lawyers will stand by your side every step of the way.

We recognize that handling the aftermath of an accident can be overwhelming and confusing, and we are dedicated to reducing the financial stress of an accident as greatly as possible. The New Bedford, MA wrongful death attorneys at Altman & Altman, LLP are available for a free, confidential wrongful death case consultation 24 hours a day at 617.492.3000 or 800.481.6199 (toll free). If you prefer to send an email inquiry, please know that all inquiries are responded to immediately. Additionally, note that we take all personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis: we charge no fee unless you recover.

Client Reviews
David was very aggressive and professional with the insurance companies in this settlement of this case. He kept me up to date on a regular basis through the whole process. I can't thank David and his staff enough and strongly recommend them to anyone. - Edward M. Newton MA
On the behalf of all the Bikers in Massachusetts .... Dave Altman is the man you want representing you. He treats you like family from day 1. His team will recovers any and all damages you are entitled too. Tell him Kathy sent you. - elentless MC
Rick Floor is who I often to go to and he is amazing! Great customer service, and always exceeds my expectations but the whole office is always pleasant and helpful when I call or walk in! - Rita
I am not very good at words. I was involved in a horrible accident. David and his team (Thank You Asia & Rick) are wonderful, talented and compassionate. If it were not for their help, I don’t believe the outcome would be as good as it is. I am glad my case is settled, Altman & Altman are my go to team from now on. Thank you so very much. - Christine F M Teixeira
Exceptional team of attorneys, very helpful and knowledgeable. - Nikki Vee