Picture of Michael Anzalone

Child Fatality & Wrongful Death

In a wrongful death, the loss of a child can create grief so unbearable in surviving relatives and loved ones.

The event which is so heartbreaking can be more catastrophic when it occurs through carelessness, recklessness, negligence, or any intent of another’s actions.

The devastation, for the parent, of the overwhelming grief and loss is boundless.

Surviving members of the family, even so, usually have vast financial losses which entail funeral and burial costs, medical bills, and the loss of the love of a child, contribution and companionship to that unit of the family.

Parents, because of that, will usually hire a lawyer to file a lawsuit for compensation in the child’s wrongful death.

Personal injury attorneys provide compassionate and assertive legal remedies to loved ones who have experienced a child’s death.

Attorneys provide advocacy for families seeking compensation from all negligent parties to recover the losses and damages of a young child.


Being recompensed through a wrongful death claim of a child normally entails some kind of negligence which may have happened through: bad drugs; products with defects; motor vehicle collision; medical error, malpractice, or mistake; and premises liability, which includes slip, trip, and fall injuries, or drowning.

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim for a Dead Minor

Laws of wrongful death have been enacted to hold liable individuals who caused the death of a child in various ways.

The laws are designated to entice responsible men and women to pay medical bills, burial costs, and funeral expenses incurred prior to the death of the child.

In many states, close members of the family, which include siblings, parents, nephews and nieces, and grandparents can legally file an action of wrongful death against all liable parties.

Each claimant in a case of wrongful death that involves a child can seek to be recompensed for suffering and loss, and pain of companionship.

Several members of the family can also seek any loss of the life of a child’s worth, or punitive damages to punish individuals legally, or parties that caused the loss of that young child.

Many cases of wrongful death are complicated, where an esteemed attorney can build a strong claim for compensation using state tort laws.

Investigators, in many situations, can reconstruct the incident or accident necessary using accounts of eyewitnesses or evidence collected.

Expert witnesses may need, in some cases, to testify on why or how an accident occurred based on expertise and knowledge.

Normally, the compensation amount is measured resulting in the loss of a young child by the damage on members of the family.


Parents usually seek financial damages including any monetary support prior to death of the child‘s provisions, or the value of a child’s service, which he or she could have offered if the child was not dead.

Every surviving member of The family to file a claim, additionally, can seek damages that are non-economic, which entails suffering and pain, mental anguish, emotional anxiety, and the loss of companionship and care.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797

Client Reviews
★★★★★
Great lawyer...Professional, organized, caring and effective. Michael is very informative and was always willing to explain the reasons behind what was being done. Can't say enough about how helpful he was every step of the way. It was really nice to feel like I actually understood what was going on with my case.