Posts Tagged ‘wrongful death’

Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Compensation – Part 2

In part one of Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Compensation we looked at the scope of a wrongful death lawsuit as it pertains to Personal Injury Law, and why only an experienced lawyer should see these cases to verdict. We also explained how damages are determined during trial, in regard to wrongful death. We delved into the differences between a lawsuit filed due to an accident and a lawsuit filed related to a death. Now, we’ll take a deeper look at “pecuniary loss”, expert testimony, and survival actions.

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Compensation – Part 1

Within the scope of a wrongful death lawsuit lies a nuanced, ethical approach to the law. While a family can never put a dollar amount on the loss of a loved one, and shouldn’t have to, there are still financial burdens that must be dealt with after death (in the most compassionate way possible). For this reason, it’s important to obtain Board Certified legal representation to help navigate both the judicial and financial aspects of a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Wrongful Death: The Laws Surrounding Loss

Wrongful death, a tragedy under any circumstances. No one wants to think about the loss of a loved one or having to spend the rest of their lives without someone close to them. When a person is in good health, enjoying a successful, fulfilling life only to pass away suddenly, the shock and upheaval for a family is immense.

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Wrongful Death in the Workplace and What Florida Families Need to Know

Wrongful deaths in the workplace are some of the worst tragedies that happen to thousands of families every year. Families send their loved ones off to work expecting them to return home at the end of the day, only to receive the phone call no one wants to receive: “there’s been an accident”. Receiving this kind of phone call is only the beginning of what will surely become a long, emotionally trying time in grief-stricken families lives.

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Wrongful Death Claims: What Every Beneficiary Must Know After Tragic Loss

Every motion, action, and complaint filed in a courthouse is subject to strictly enforced guidelines that vary based on the state in which they were filed. Florida’s wrongful death statutes are some of the most complex in the nation and require a lawyer that has seen trial over the course of many years to successfully navigate them.

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The Law After Tragic Loss: A Follow-Up

After a wrongful death, there are certain statutes that must be followed to the letter of the law to ensure the victim’s family is properly compensated, and more importantly, sees the justice they’re owed for their catastrophic loss.

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