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Massachusetts Wrongful Death

Your Source for Legal Assistance in Wrongful Death Actions throughout Massachusetts

If you’ve lost a loved one because of another’s wrongful act, we can help you recover

Losing a member of your family or a loved one is difficult at any time, but even more so when the loss could have been prevented. Following tragic incidents caused by negligence — or even an intentional act, such as a fight — you may be entitled to collect compensation for your loss. As your representatives in an accidental death case, the Boston accident attorneys of Feinberg & Alban, P.C. understand that—while no amount of compensation can truly make up for the loss of your loved one—you have the right to demand accountability from those responsible. We are committed to protecting the rights of our clients as they seek justice.

What is wrongful death?

Wrongful death — also known as accidental death — typically occurs when an individual loses his or her life due to the negligent action or inaction of another. Numerous types of personal injuries and accidents could result in wrongful death:

According to a 2007 survey reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC), unintentional injury is the leading cause of death in the United States. Moreover, the majority of these injuries occur in motor vehicle accidents, which are often a result of negligence. Statewide, unintentional injury is the fifth-leading cause of death overall in Massachusetts, although it is the number one cause of death for individuals aged one to 45 years old.

Can you recover for the loss?

At Feinberg & Alban, P.C., we provide information and consultations free of charge. However, according to Massachusetts practice, a representative of the decedent (the person who passed away) is usually an immediate family member. This includes his or her spouse, partner, biological or adopted children, biological or adoptive parents and estate executor. With the help of a wrongful death attorney in Boston, family members may seek compensation for the following losses associated with wrongful death:

  • Reasonably expected net income that the deceased would have provided his or her beneficiaries
  • Loss of other services, protection, care, assistance, society, companionship, comfort, guidance, counsel, and advice
  • Coverage of funeral and burial expenses
  • Punitive damages (in certain cases of malicious or reckless conduct/gross negligence)

No one protects your rights more fervently than Feinberg & Alban, P.C.

If you’ve lost a loved one due to negligence, whether in the Boston area or throughout Massachusetts, the attorneys at Feinberg & Alban, P.C. may be able to help you obtain fair and just compensation from the negligent person or parties. At Feinberg & Alban, P.C., our top priority is ensuring that you can continue with your life, even after a tragic loss. Contact our firm online or call us at 617-232-5950 to find out how we can help you recover for the wrongs against you.

Feinberg & Alban, P.C. fervently protects your rights
  • The Boston firm of Feinberg & Alban, P.C. specializes its practice in the area of personal injury.

    The attorneys serve the entire state of Massachusetts in addition to affiliating with lawyers in other states to handle cases outside of Massachusetts.

  • $7.7 Million Award for Feinberg & Alban Client in Personal Injury Trial

    Boston Attorneys Win Highest Injury Verdict in Massachusetts in 2011 & 2012.

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    Colleen and her team at Feinberg & Alban PC, provided excellent service, demonstrating professionalism and personal attention to details. I appreciate the quick responses to my emails, and her calm and empathetic demeanor. I recommend Colleen and he...

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    what luck to have found marsha alban when i needed a lawyer after an accident. she and her staff were kind and supportive, keeping me informed throughout. marsha negotiated a great settlement on my behalf, and i would happily recommend her.

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    It is with pleasure that I highly recommend the law firm of Feinberg and Alban. They accepted my difficult case at the eleventh hour and effected an exceptional outcome. In particular, my attorney, Colleen Santora, helped me through the process with ...

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    It is with pleasure that I highly recommend the law firm of Feinberg and Alban. They accepted my difficult case at the eleventh hour and effected an exceptional outcome. In particular, my attorney, Colleen Santora, helped me through the process with ...

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