Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Attorney in New York City

NYC Personal Injury Lawyer Helps Survivors File Wrongful Death Claims

The death of a loved one—spouse, child, or other loved one—can be almost unbearable. When that death was caused by the negligence of another party, those left behind are sometimes torn apart by their anger, grief, and the certain feeling that someone should pay. At a time like this, it is important to obtain knowledgeable and sympathetic advice.

Contact Proner & Proner About Your NY Wrongful Death Case

Call the New York law firm of Proner & Proner for a free, no-obligation consultation to learn about your rights. Find out how he will fight to get the maximum compensation for your loss. Call the experienced personal injury law office or fill out our online contact form. The principal attorney, Mitchell Proner, represents seriously injured clients, and survivors who have lost a loved one, throughout NY’s five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island.

What an Attorney Can Do After a Wrongful Death in New York

At Proner & Proner, lead attorney Mitchell Proner offers grieving families a lifeline, showing them how to take action against negligent parties by obtaining compensation for their loss. He knows that money only removes financial worries and does not bring back a beloved family member. However, he reminds clients that by taking this type of action, they are sending a signal that negligence – like that which killed their loved one – will not be tolerated. He also secures the expertise of investigators, accident reconstruction experts, and financial planners who document the impact of the death and calculate the losses suffered by the family.

Examples of Wrongful Death Cases

Our New York City law firm handles all types of wrongful death cases, including those involving:

Any type of fatality caused by the negligence of another party could be the basis for a wrongful death claim. Mitchell Proner will examine your case thoroughly to identify all possible sources of compensation.

Call a Qualified NYC Wrongful Death Lawyer to Discuss Your Legal Options

If you are grieving the loss of a loved one and wondering where to get help holding the negligent party responsible, contact Proner & Proner by telephone or by filling out the online contact form. We help survivors in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and all of NY’s five boroughs get justice and compensation for their losses.

Attorney Mitchell Proner serves clients throughout New York State and Connecticut. He also handles wrongful death cases throughout the United States.


Last year we recovered over $15 million for our clients. With that money, our clients are able to pay their medical bills. They are getting their lives back on track after serious injuries and they are holding to account the people who wrongfully injured them.


$1,100,000.00 - Female, 35: Motorcyclist hit by oncoming traffic

Our client was riding on the back of a motorcycle going south when the defendant heading north made a left hand turn in front of the client, causing the accident.
Injuries: Fractured left leg which required surgery

We understand motorcyclists because we ride


$5,100,000.00 - Female, 43: Cyclist hit by truck

Our client was riding her bicycle when a truck was turning and came up onto the sidewalk. Our client went to back up and the truck struck her.
Injuries: Catastrophic injuries to entire right side of body below the waist resulting in amputation of the right leg and hind quarter; bladder rupture; multiple rib and spinal fractures.

$3,500,000.00 - Female, 33: Serious personal injury

Our client fell down the stairs and was knocked unconscious at a New York City
subway station.
Injuries: Fractured skull, subsequent seizure disorder.

$4,300,000.00 - Male, 63: Pedestrian hit by bus

Our client was crossing a street when a bus hit a car and the car spun and hit him.
Injuries: Traumatic brain injury; fractured shoulder.

$750,000.00 - Male, 35: Workers' compensation

Our client was changing a pump strainer on a hot air furnace when he stepped on a board and fell through the ceiling.
Injuries: Herniated disc which required surgery.