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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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  • "Robert was so accommodating to the special circumstances of our case and our family.He came to our home for meetings,for our convenience. He kept us informed and prepared for all stages of the process. He was always reachable and responsive. Robert worked tireless for us and towards the best possible outcome. Our case was recently settled for what Robert anticipated. I cannot imagine a more positive experience. I would choose Robert all over again."

  • "Colleen Santora was very attentive to my needs throughout the duration of my cases. Additionally, she was very effective in communicating with me regarding any issues that came up or any questions that I had. I felt that Colleen was truly on my side, and this greatly decreased the level of stress that I felt during the duration of my cases. I am very happy with the results that Colleen was able to achieve for me, and I highly recommend her for those seeking legal counsel in the Boston area."

  • "Robert Feinberg and Colleen Santora represented me in a case that lasted almost four years. They showed consistently superior professionalism, skill, and knowledge throughout the process, and worked tirelessly with persistence and patience to achieve an excellent settlement. Moreover, they placed a high degree of importance on ethical behavior and honest communication. I recommend them and the firm unequivocally."

  • "My Family contacted Feinberg & Alban after my mother was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident. She suffered a life threating brain hemorrhage, a broken neck, and will be affected by traumatic brain injury symptoms for the rest of her life. Thanks to the efforts of Robert and his team my mother was accepted as a patient by the best neurological doctors and health care professionals in the state of Massachusetts. Ultimately Robert was able to negotiate a very favorable settlement for my mother. I would highly recommend Feinberg & Alban to anyone with a personal injury case."

  • "So glad that Feinberg & Alban were recommended to me after I was injured in a car accident. I'd never been in an accident before, didn't know what to do, didn't know how to deal with the insurance companies, didn't know what to expect with the process. Fortunately, Marsha Alban is experienced, knowledgeable and excellent at her job. She put me at ease right away, and explained the options I had. Throughout the process, Marsha and her team handled everything, keeping me apprised along the way. I'm pleased with the outcome and happy that I had Feinberg and Alban on my side."

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