Nothing fully prepares you for the death of a loved one. The loss can be more difficult when your loved one's fatality was caused by negligence, which is why you need guidance from a well-versed wrongful death attorney.

If you believe that someone may be liable for the death of your loved one, please contact the Philadelphia wrongful death lawyers at Kline & Specter, PC online or call our offices directly at 800-243-1100 to schedule a free case consultation. Our accomplished legal team includes more than 35 attorneys, five of whom also are respected physicians.

Your Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Regardless of whether criminal charges have been filed against the people whom you believe to be at fault for your loved one's death, a wrongful death claim can provide another "common law" option so that your family can receive financial compensation for your loss.

At Kline & Specter, our attorneys thoroughly research and gather evidence related to your case to ensure the best possible outcome. We know from experience that wrongful death lawsuits touch on various areas of the law including:

But each wrongful death case is unique, so it helps to have lawyers on your side with the breadth of experience and expertise of those at Kline & Specter.

Nationally Recognized Attorneys With A Proven Track Record

Kline & Specter is one of the country's preeminent law firms. Since its founding in 1995, our attorneys have been recognized with such honors as "Best Attorneys In Pennsylvania" by Super Lawyers magazine, as well as listed among "The Best Lawyers in America."

We count several wrongful death lawsuits among our noteworthy list of verdicts and settlements. Here are just five of the wrongful death cases successfully litigated by our attorneys:

Wrongful Death Case Study No. 1: $109 million -- A record-setting verdict for the family of a woman killed by a fallen power line. The case later settled for $105 million. (Goretzka)   

Wrongful Death Case Study No. 2: $46.5 million -- Verdict against a security firm for the families of two women gunned down by a fired employee at the Kraft Foods plant. (Brown/Wilson)   

Wrongful Death Case Study No. 3: $40.5 million – Kline & Specter attorneys secured this settlement on behalf of the victims of an apartment complex explosion in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. (Village Green)

Wrongful Death Case Study No. 4: $36.4 million – This settlement, the largest ever for a single-victim employee fatality, was reached on behalf of the family of an oil refinery worker in Delaware who died on the job. (The Davis/Motiva Case)

Wrongful Death Case Study No. 5: $29.6 million  – Our lawyers secured this settlement after a pier collapse in Philadelphia killed three women and left several more people injured. (Pier 34)

Free Consultation

If you believe that a person, group or company is liable in the death of your loved one, please contact the Philadelphia-based wrongful death lawyers at Kline & Specter online or call our offices directly at 800-243-1100 to schedule a free case consultation. We represent clients in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and throughout the U.S.