Wrongful death describes the circumstance when a person died due to the negligence or misconduct of another party Wrongful deaths are often the results of medical malpractice, automobile accidents or exposure to harmful conditions on the job. Specific definitions of wrongful deaths and how families shoud proceed in filing a claim vary from state to state. In Florida you may be able to recover damages in a wrongful death lawsuit.
Florida’s Wrongful Death Act allows certain statutory survivors of a deceased to make a claim for the recovery of damages. To find out if you are a statutory survivor and the type of damages that you may recover, please contact me or complete the case review form.