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Filing a wrongful death claim can be extremely complicated. Allow us to help you navigate through this difficult and trying time. We can offer you the compassionate care and world-class legal services that you deserve.

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Virginia Beach Wrongful Death Attorney

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At Kalfus & Nachman PC, we provide proven representation for fatal accident cases. Under wrongful death law, family survivors are afforded the opportunity to seek legal resources when a loved one has been wrongfully killed. We understand that nothing can bring back your loved one. However, filing a wrongful death claim may provide a measure of closure and financial compensation for the family members who have been left behind. If you have lost someone dear to you, our Virginia Beach wrongful death lawyer would be proud to offer you the compassionate support that you deserve and the trusted legal counsel that you need. We can help you properly file your wrongful death claim or lawsuit. Our legal team will not quit until we believe we have recovered the maximum amount of compensation possible.

  • Attorney A.J. Kalfus

    The Representation You Deserve

    Attorney A.J. Kalfus is a founding partner at Kalfus & Nachman. Along with Stuart Nachman, he launched the practice in 1979 and has been able to watch it grow into one of the most well-known personal injury firms in the area. He prides himself on keeping clients informed of the progress in their case at every step, as well as doing everything in his power to make sure everyone is treated fairly.

    Mr. Kalfus grew up in Massachusetts and went on to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Norfolk College of William and Mary. He went on to accept a position to teach accounting at the University of Tennessee. It was here he became more interested in the field of law and enrolled in the college’s law school. He passed the Virginia bar after his second year and has been practicing ever since. He is married to his wife, Vicki, and they have three children.

  • Attorney Stuart L. Nachman

    Dedicated to Helping the Injured

    Attorney Stuart L. Nachman, a native of Virginia, is a founder of Kalfus & Nachman. Together with A.J. Kalfus, he launched the practice in 1979 and has helped build it into one of the most successful personal injury firms in the area. Mr. Nachman believes in treating clients with the utmost empathy while making sure to discuss all possible outcomes. He understands how devastating it can be when a client loses a limb or a loved one through no fault of their own and advocates vigorously for them, preparing diligently for litigation and utilizing experts, research, and investigators. He is an accomplished trial lawyer, taking a special interest in litigation and mass torts.

    Mr. Nachman completed his undergraduate studies in economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before earning his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1971. He is active in many professional associations, as well as litigation groups relating to brain injury, medical devices, and pharmaceutical drugs. He is an active board member of Helping Orphans in Latin America (HOLA), an organization dedicated to empowering orphaned and abandoned children in Latin America by providing essential needs; financial aid; and educational, vocational, and social support, and building relationships within the community. Mr. Nachman also enjoys biking, reading, and traveling with his family.

Life-Changing Results for Our Clients

Turn to Kalfus & Nachman PC When You Need Experienced Guidance

  • Truck Accident

    $10.5 Million Settlement

    Our 34 year old client was stopped in traffic on the MMMBT when her vehicle was struck from behind by a commercial truck traveling 50 mph. The left lane of travel on the roadway was closed due to road construction ahead. The truck driver was trying to save time by driving in the closed left lane. As he approached the stopped traffic, the truck driver abruptly changed lanes and crashed into the rear of our client’s car, demolishing it. Our client suffered a traumatic brain injury and stroke which limited her use of her left arm and leg and left her with severe cognitive deficits.

  • Brain Injury

    $8.35 Million Settlement

    A four year old girl was severely injured in an auto accident when her mother’s car was broadsided while making a left turn in Norfolk. The defendant was a weekend sportscaster for a local television station who was rushing to get film for a broadcast and was speeding through the intersection. Our client suffered a traumatic brain injury in addition to internal and orthopedic injuries.

  • Industrial Accident

    $8 Million Settlement

    Our 26 year old client was severely injured in an explosion and fire on her first day at work. She suffered burns to her face and arms and inhalation injuries that required multiple surgeries and left her with permanent disability and disfigurement.

  • Bus Accident

    $7 Million Settlement

    A 25 year old IT specialist was riding as the front seat passenger in a car being driven by a government contractor in Kuwait. As the contractors’ vehicle approached a stopped bus, the bus pulled away from the curb and began to make a U-turn. The driver of the car was unable to stop in time and broad-sided the bus. Our client suffered severe and permanent back and spinal cord injuries resulting in paralysis (paraplegia).

  • Truck Accident

    $5.15 Million Settlement

    A 22 year old was struck by a tractor trailer on I-64 West in Newport News and suffered a traumatic brain injury.

  • Brain Injury

    $2.07 Million Settlement

    A retired Navy Veteran was rear-ended by a box truck at a high rate of speed while stopped at a traffic light in Virginia Beach, forcing his vehicle into the rear of the vehicle ahead and resulting in a 6 car collision. The Veteran suffered head, brain and facial injuries.

Client Testimonials

Quality Representation. Successful Results.

  • “When speaking with the attorney's or their personnel they always been polite and always answered all questions that I may have had. ”

    Maryann Rallis

  • “I was denied my SSDI the first time around, and I was desperate and homeless, and KN, took on my case, and within 90 days I had my disability approved with the back pay owed.”

    Linda Joe Law

  • “Christopher Jacobs from Kalfus & Nachman was my attorney and he was great. I would recommend Attorney Christopher Jacobs to any of my friends or family if they were injured or needed legal advice. ”

    Lorrain Picou

Why Hire Our Team of Dedicated Attorneys?

Highly Experienced in Handling Complex Cases

  • A Full-Service Law Firm with Multiple Offices in Virginia

  • Attorneys Who Are Unafraid to Face Large Corporations

  • 1,000s of Clients Served. Millions of Dollars in Compensation Won

  • With 35+ Years of Experience, You Can Count on Us

  • We Take on Your Legal Burden After You Are Injured

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  • Questions

  • What Is Wrongful Death?

    Answer

    Wrongful death occurs when an individual’s death is caused by the wrongful actions or negligence of another individual. Wrongful death is the basis for a lawsuit against the party or parties responsible for the death.

  • Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim?

    Answer

    Wrongful death law designates certain survivors who are entitled to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. Generally, the members of the family who have lost the company and support of the deceased individual may file a wrongful death claim. However, we advise you to consult with an attorney prior to filing a claim to ensure that you are qualified to file the claim.

  • How Are The Damages Determined?

    Answer

    Various factors will be taken into consideration when determining the amount of compensation that you may be entitled to recover. These factors include the decedent’s life expectancy at the time of their death, the decedent’s age, habits, past earnings, occupation and the decedent’s future earnings.

  • Do I Need To Hire A Lawyer In Order To Pursue A Case?

    Answer

    We encourage all potential plaintiffs to consult with a skilled attorney before moving forward with their wrongful death lawsuits. Due to the serious and complex nature of wrongful death claims, having an experienced attorney in your corner will likely increase your chances of maximizing the amount of compensation you recovery.

Common Causes Of Wrongful Death

We will work to hold the individual or company responsible who breached the duty of care for the individual who passed away. When an individual or company acts negligently or carelessly, they must be held responsible for their actions. When you hire our law firm, we will bring more than just experience and skill to the table. We will bring passion and success.

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability

How Can Our Wrongful Death Lawyer Assist You?

While Each Case Is Different, We Will Take The Following Steps In Our Pursuit Of Fair Compensation:

  • We Will Gather All Relevant Medical Records
  • We Will Consult With Specialists & Experts About Your Case
  • We Will Handle All Necessary Paperwork
  • We Will Negotiate In Order To Reach A Fair Settlement
  • We Will Interview Gather Evidence
  • We Will Take Your Case To Trial, If Necessary

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