A wrongful death action can be brought when a loved one is killed through the negligence or recklessness of another. In other words, such action can be brought by a relative when a loved one is killed due to an accident caused by another. 

 

As a South Florida accident and wrongful death attorneys we understand that this can be a very trying time and we are here to help you.

 

Wrongful death actions can result from car, train, and amusement park accidents, among other causes. Under Florida statutes the following can be recovered in a wrongful death claim:

 

  •     A spouse may recover for mental pain and suffering and loss of companionship.
  •     A spouse may recover for loss of economic support and household services.
  •     A relative who is dependant or partially dependant on the deceased may recover for the loss of support.
  •     Children under the age of 25 may also recover for pain and suffering, loss of companionship and   parental guidance.
  •     The estate may recover medical expenses and funeral expenses.

 

Please note that the time an estate or a loved one has to make a wrongful death claim is limited to two (2) years under Florida law. Therefore, it is imperative that an attorney is contacted as soon as possible.

 

The lawyers at Lewis & Williams are here to assist you if a loved one has been the victim of an untimely death. The Florida personal injury attorneys at Lewis & Williams have won millions in damages and represented thousands of clients in personal injury cases including wrongful death.It’s critical for you to hire a personal injury attorney with experience in handling wrongful death cases. Michael Lewis and Jason Williams have more than 45 years of combined experience representing Floridians in personal injury cases. If you cannot make it to our office, we can come to you. Call for your free case consultation today. 

 

For more information call us today at 561-444-2260. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your convenience.

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North Palm Beach, Florida 33408 

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