Photo of Edward P. Shaughnessy
Photo of Edward P. Shaughnessy

Legal Advocacy For Those Left Behind

Few situations are more devastating than prematurely losing a loved one. Fatal accidents occur in the blink of an eye, seldom leaving opportunity for survivors to say their goodbyes. Lives once full of potential are lost, leaving a gaping hole in the lives and hearts of those left behind.

At the Law Offices of Edward P. Shaughnessy, in Easton, Pennsylvania, we offer compassionate counsel and aggressive advocacy to families wishing to pursue a wrongful death claim following a fatal accident. We recognize you are deep in grief. No amount of money can begin to replace your loss. However, securing compensation from liable parties may provide some relief and allow you to move forward.

For more than 25 years, Edward P. Shaughnessy, a highly skilled personal injury and wrongful death lawyer, has helped families seek justice after an accidental fatality. Call 610-258-9955to arrange a free consultation. All wrongful death cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, meaning you and your family will not be responsible for attorney fees unless our firm is successful in your case.*

Wrongful Death Claims

The causes of wrongful death are innumerable. A loved one can be prematurely lost in virtually any kind of accident, including those involving cars, trucks, or motorcycles. An act of medical malpractice may also lead to a case of accidental death. No matter the cause, the results are always the same. Survivors are left questioning — why did this have to happen to us? To that, there is no answer.

Moving on with life is essential. Pursuing a wrongful death claim may bring some sense of closure to all you have suffered.

Determining Fair Compensation

One of the most difficult aspects of our job is placing a monetary value on a human life. How can anyone really determine what a mother, father, sister or brother’s life was worth in dollars and cents? An exact calculation is not only impossible, but inconceivable. Working with a roster of experts, we strive to determine an acceptable amount for lost earning potential, lost services and a loss of companionship, knowing that no amount of money can ever fully make up for the wrongful death.

Our law firm is prepared to handle the legalities involved in a wrongful death claim while you and your family focus on rebuilding your lives. Contact us.