On January 21, 2023, two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision. The accident happened on Route 56 in St. Clair Township, PA. Two men were killed because of the crash. Pennsylvania State Police from the Greensburg Barracks are investigating the incident. The crash happened around 3:00 pm when a Dodge Ram crossed into the oncoming lane. The Dodge Ram collided head-on with a Chrysler 300.
If a loved one is lost in a car accident, their spouse, children, or parents have the right to pursue a Wrongful Death Claim. A Wrongful Death Claim is a legal claim for the financial harm of losing the loved one. Essentially, it’s a claim for the spouse, children, or parents of the decedent to recover for their loss.
Like all legal claims, there is a statute of limitations for Wrongful Death Claims. This means that if you don’t file a legal claim within the statute of limitations, then you will be barred from making the claim and recovering for the loss. In Pennsylvania, a Wrongful Death Claim must be filed within two years of the date of death. It is our firm’s policy to not wait until the 11th hour to file a Wrongful Death Claim. The seriousness of these cases and the importance of recovery for the decedent’s family requires diligence.
When someone is lost in a car accident, the sudden loss is a tragedy. Our personal injury attorneys make it a priority to shoulder the legal burden for our clients so that they may grieve without worrying what’s going to happen with their case. Bononi and Company provides free consultations to anyone who has questions about a wrongful death case or a survival action. We do this because it is important to get good information quickly about what options you have.
If you have questions about a wrongful death case, you can call or text our personal injury team at 724-858-2744. You can also meet with our personal injury team at our Greensburg Office, Latrobe Office, or Johnstown Office.