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Limitations on Recovery of Damages
Some states limit the amount of money that can be recovered in a wrongful death action. For example, many state and local governments that waive sovereign immunity set a maximum amount of damages that can be recovered for a wrongful death. However, a number of states do not limit the amount of damages for wrongful death.
International treaties limit the amount recoverable for the death of passengers on international airlines. Workers’ compensation laws, which exist in some form in every state, place limits upon an employer’s liability. Employers must carry insurance for their employees that compensates workers based on a legal schedule for each type of injury or for death. In return for carrying such insurance, employers are immune from negligence suits. The result is that the amount workers can recover is limited, but recovery is guaranteed for injury or death sustained in the course of employment.
When damages are involved and you need to know what New York State statutes affect you, you need the experience of the personal injury attorneys of Tully Rinckey PLLC.
We know the law as it pertains to your case and will maximize the effort to recovery of damages due to you. Call Tully Rinckey PLLC in Albany for the guidance you’ll need and your FREE consultation at 1-888-529-4543.
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