Four crucial steps in a wrongful death lawsuit

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There are several crucial steps to any wrongful death lawsuit. They can vary, however, depending on the state where the lawsuit is filed. The most important difference between jurisdictions is the right to file suit in the first place. Unlike other jurisdictions, New York and New Jersey only allow the decedent’s personal representative to bring a wrongful death claim. No …

Top 7 Most Common Types of Wrongful Death Cases

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When a person dies due to the negligence of another individual or entity, it could result in a viable wrongful death claim. This is a civil lawsuit that seeks monetary compensation from the party responsible for a preventable death. Pursuing these claims is never easy for the family of the deceased. The grieving process is hard enough without the challenges …

Consumers Filing a Class Action Lawsuit Over False Safety Claims Involving Graco Car Seats

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The class action lawyers at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman are currently investigating claims that Graco and Newell Brands made false or misleading claims about how well their Turbobooster and Affix car seats could protect children that weighed less than 40 pounds.  If you purchased a Turbobooster or Affix child safety car seat from Graco or Newell Brand at any time …

Dollar General Class Action Lawsuit: Did the Retailer Overcharge for Infants’ Pain & Fever Medicine?

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KGG Law is currently investigating claims that Dollar General sold its over-the-counter pain relief and fever reducing formula for “infants” at three times the price of its pain reliever marketed for “young children” – even though there was no difference between the products. Dollar General is alleged to have used deceptive marketing practices to mislead consumers into thinking that the …

4 Key Wrongful Death Questions

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After the untimely loss of a loved one, a wrongful death lawsuit can: Make public the negligence that caused your loved one’s death Provide much-needed compensation to meet financial obligations that the deceased person would have covered Provide a sense of closure The following are four questions we often receive about wrongful death lawsuits. What is wrongful death? A wrongful …

Top 5 Mistakes People Make in Wrongful Death Cases

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The death of a loved one and the demands of settling the estate can stir up a great deal of raw emotion. Add to that the challenge of paying bills and making funeral and other arrangements, and surviving loved ones can feel understandably overwhelmed. At times like these, it is all too easy to act without thinking things through; however, …

KGG Partner Gary Graifman Joins Panel on Class Action Lawsuits

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Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman is pleased to announce that partner Gary Graifman will be joining an esteemed panel for a live-streamed webinar on class action lawsuits. Titled “Class Action and Complex Litigation: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Legal Challenges,” the panel will stream live on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, from 3 PM – 4:30 PM (ET). A recording of the panel …

4 Things Often Overlooked in Divorce Negotiations

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During a divorce, it is hard to make rational decisions with long-term implications when you are upset or stressed. Yet, you will be asked to work out a divorce agreement that will be binding for years to come. Here are some things overlooked by many soon-to-be ex-spouses. There are always loose ends Divorce legally ends your marriage, but it does …

The Four Main Issues in Divorce

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Divorce is stressful– fraught with many difficult decisions. Dissolving a marital relationship when minor children are involved is even more challenging, given the emotionally-charged content of addressing issues like custody and child support.  It’s always in your best interest to come to an agreement with your spouse regarding these four main issues, and, when in doubt, seek professional guidance from …

No-Fault vs. Fault Divorce: What Are the Differences?

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Marriage is a form of a contract, and until very recently, when a spouse wanted to end that contract, state laws required them to state a reason for the contract’s termination. As marriage laws evolved, states adopted “no-fault” divorce laws that substantially simplified the divorce process. New York and New Jersey have their own forms of “no-fault” divorce laws, and …