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Wrongful Death

Howard County Wrongful Death Lawyer

Hold Negligent Parties Responsible for their Devastating Acts

When someone else's negligence causes a person's death, the surviving spouse, parents, and children of the deceased are left carrying a sometimes-impossible burden. They have lost a loved one, and while nothing can bring that person back, the negligent party's responsibility is to ensure they are cared for during this devastating transition.

Let Shapiro Zwanetz & Lake help you obtain the compensation you need to recover from this challenging time. Our wrongful death lawyers serving Howard County, MD, thoroughly understand how to help you build a wrongful death case and obtain the best possible outcome for your situation.

Call Shapiro Zwanetz & Lake today to schedule a free initial consultation with our firm. Dial (410) 927-5137 or contact us online. We do not collect a fee unless you obtain compensation.

Compensation for Wrongful Death in Howard County, MD

A wrongful death lawsuit is a legal claim brought by family members because of the death of a loved one who supported them financially. Sorting out the details of a wrongful death claim can be complex. Shapiro Zwanetz & Lake brings decades of combined experience working with the MD rules and handling complex civil matters.

You may be entitled to compensation benefits for expenses such as:

  • Funeral, burial, and medical costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Lost companionship

It is crucial to have a wrongful death attorney who is both qualified and compassionate. Shapiro Zwanetz & Lake’s motto is “service, service, service,” and this level of personal attention clients need when dealing with the loss of a loved one. Therefore, our Howard County lawyers take no fee unless we obtain a settlement on your behalf.

See Why We're the Right Choice

Reasons to Choose Our Firm
  • We approach every case as a team.
  • Every initial consultation is free and no-obligation.
  • We are available for you 24/7.
  • We are a team of former prosecutors and know how the other side thinks.
  • We have in-house payment plan options on qualifying cases.
  • We are highly recommended and awarded by various associations.

A High-Quality Reputation

Read Reviews from Real People
    "Will Be In Good Hands"
    I never hesitate to refer any potential clients with criminal defense needs to Justin Lake or David Zwanetz
    - Joe M.
    "Easy to work with"
    Prompt, professional, and easy to work with as a client.
    - Zach S.
    "Great Lawyer With Ethics and Morals"
    From my 8-month experience, Mr. Justin Lake is a great lawyer with ethics and morals. Even more a good man in a time there seems to be a shortage of. Highly recommend!
    - L.W.
This Isn't a "Paycheck" This Is Our Calling
At Shapiro, Zwanetz & Lake (SZL) we believe in thinking differently from most lawyers and law firms. We help our clients understand and accept their legal situation; we work with them to confront and improve that situation, while seeking the best outcome available at law. We recognize that each client is a unique individual, each deserving of the highest client/customer service; and we just happen to get our clients excellent results while we deliver that exceptional service.

Our Wrongful Death Lawyers in Howard County, MD

Wrongful death lawsuits in Howard County, Maryland must be filed within three years of the death. Our Columbia wrongful death lawyers have the experience your case needs to gather evidence and help you hold negligent parties responsible. Our personal injury lawyers maintain relationships with local professionals to provide our clients with a support network, including medical experts and others who can help you build a strong case. Do not fight your legal battles alone.

Remember, while you and your family are mourning, insurance companies are working hard to minimize the amount of money that they must provide. For this reason, it is important to seek a consultation with a Columbia wrongful death lawyer immediately.

Call (410) 927-5137 or contact us online. There is no fee if no recovery.

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