Death Claims

If you lost a loved one due to an accident, on-the-job injury, or occupational disease, please accept our sincere sympathies for your loss. At Cass & Peters, our lawyers and staff members have walked this path with many people. We know how difficult this time can be, and we will do everything within our power to be of assistance to you.

While it may be difficult to think about legal matters associated with your loss, it is important to know that time is of the essence. There are strict timelines in place for filing a wrongful death claim. By calling us toll-free at 212-349-3420 to arrange your free consultation, you can begin that process. Our attorneys can then ensure that your matter is handled in the appropriate time frame.

Since 1980, we have provided compassionate and effective legal help to survivors of people who have been killed due to others’ negligence. We handle wrongful death claims involving:

While we are compassionate with clients, we are aggressive with the opposition. We are dedicated to obtaining the maximum amount of financial compensation and/or benefits that you are entitled to receive.


Over the years, we have found that people pursue fatal work accidents and wrongful death cases for two reasons. Most survivors need the financial compensation these claims provide in order to make financial ends meet. Many also want to prevent others from suffering a fate similar to their loved ones. A successful legal action can encourage closer attention to health and safety issues that may prevent similar deaths.


From offices in Manhattan, our workers’ compensation attorneys and personal injury lawyers represent clients from New York City and throughout the tri-state area in fatal work injury and wrongful death claims. We understand that no amount of money can reverse your loss, but it can help your family adjust to new financial circumstances. Call us today toll-free at 212-349-3420 or contact us online to schedule your free consultation.