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Wrongful Death Lawyers in Harrisburg

Helping You Get Justice & Compensation You Deserve

A wrongful death case is usually brought on behalf of the victims' estate or by the family members of a victim. If you lost a spouse, child, parent, sibling, or another immediate family member in an accident or as the result of negligence, you may be entitled to significant compensation for your loss.

At Shaffer & Engle, we provide sound counsel and strategic advocacy to protect the rights of clients who have lost a loved one in a tragic accident. We are a law firm you can trust to handle your case. Our wrongful death attorneys in Harrisburg offer compassionate, well-informed guidance to the families of victims. Do not hesitate to contact our office for a no-obligation consultation.

Call (717) 268-4287 to schedule a free consultation with our Harrisburg wrongful death lawyers and find out how we can help you.

Compensation in Wrongful Death Cases

A wrongful death action allows you and your family to recover compensation for the negligent or accidental death of a loved one due to an automobile accident, trucking accident, motorcycle accident, construction accident, or any other unexpected accident or injury. Even if your loved one died after the accident, but as a result of the injury, you may be entitled to significant compensation.

We will begin an immediate investigation to collect and preserve all necessary evidence for your case, including medical records, police statements, and witness statements. We can also consult with experts who can assess the full financial value of your losses.

You may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of future income
  • Loss of companionship
  • Other financial expenses resulting from the death of a loved one

The Compassion, Support & Advocacy You Deserve

Our attorneys understand the difficulty that families face after the loss of a loved one. We know that confronting the legal aspects of a case can be very difficult in the midst of an already trying situation. When consulting with our firm, you can trust in our compassionate, supportive guidance through the firm resolution of your case.

For more information about our wrongful death attorneys in Harrisburg, please contact our office at (717) 268-4287. We also serve clients in Dauphin County.

What Our
Clients Have to Say

  • He has a great personality and makes you feel welcome and comfortable.

    “Mr. Engle took our case and worked diligently from the time we hired his firm until our case was resolved. In addition he kept us well informed throughout the process with emails, letters, and phone conversations. I have worked with a number of law firms in the past 10 plus years and Attorney Engle is one of the best. He does not make you feel as if you are a burden to him when you ask questions. He has a great personality and makes you feel welcome and comfortable. He makes no promises due to the fact he is not a fortune teller but he will do everything possible to have a positive outcome for your case. I recommend Attorney Engle and his Law Firm and hold nothing but positive praise for him and his team.”

    Paul W.

  • Very thankful to all of them

    “Working through legal issues can be stressful to say the least. The Firm of Shaffer & Engle was experienced, communicative, thorough and kind. Very thankful to all of them and glad to have had the pleasure to work with such a great team.”

    T.P.

  • I will without hesitation, recommend you and your firm to my friends, family and colleagues in PA.

    “Thank you for taking my case and winning it! As you can see, I received my New York license today. Without your counsel and direction, this would have been an ongoing nightmare. I will without hesitation, recommend you and your firm to my friends, family and colleagues in PA.”

    Dan

  • Outcome of the case was the best possible under the circumstances.

    “Very professional and upfront. Reviewed the facts of my case with me in a realistic manner and gave me excellent advice. Did not push hiring the firm on me but let me know exactly what I needed to do if I chose to have her firm represent me. Outcome of the case was the best possible under the circumstances. Well done and thank you!”

    TP

  • He treats you with respect, has a great personality, keeps you informed, makes you feel comfortable, and takes time to answer any questions.

    “Hired the Law Office to handle the new Adam Walsh Act law going into effect December 20, 2012. State of PA and State Police was requiring that I register under the new law. Not only required to register but also changing my Tier level from Tier 1 to Tier Pending. Originally was required to register as a Tier 1 for 10 years but under the new law they were requiring to register for life. Attorney Engle took the case and fought from the day he was hired until the case was resolved. This is the only Law Firm I have dealt with that work diligently and kept us well informed throughout the case. Our case Won on two levels: 1. I am no longer required to register under the new Adam Walsh Act. 2. Successfully removed my name from the Sex Offender Registry. I am no longer listed on State or Federal Megan Law web site. I have worked with several Law firms over the past 10 years and Attorney Engle is the best Attorney. He treats you with respect, has a great personality, keeps you informed, makes you feel comfortable, and takes time to answer any questions. He fought for my rights where not too many attorneys out there will. AND he WON our case against the State Attorney General and the Pennsylvania State Police. I will recommend this Law Firm to anyone that need legal representation no matter what the case might be. Big or small this is the law firm you want to hire. I cannot nor can anyone predict the same outcome but they will fight for your best interest.”

    Former client