Broward Wrongful Death
Automobile accidents, use of defective products, medical malpractice, negligent security, nursing home neglect and abuse and catastrophic incidents all give rise to a wrongful death claims. Wrongful death claims arise when a person dies as a result of another person’s negligent actions or inactions. If you have lost a loved one due to the reckless actions of another, contact the Broward personal injury lawyers today. In order to successfully litigate a wrongful death claim,we need to prove that your loved one died as a result of another person’s negligent actions and that your loved one would not have died had the negligent party acted differently.
Bringing a wrongful death claim may seem odd after losing your loved one, but you may underestimate the expenses that may arise from the death of your loved one. Losing a loved one results in a loss of income and a loss of benefits. Medical expenses, funeral and burial costs all arise when you lose a loved one. A wrongful damage claim can result in a monetary award that can be used for medical expenses, burial costs, education expenses for decedents, mortgage payments, rent, credit card payments and other similar expenses. Any member of the surviving family can file a wrongful death claim on behalf of the decedent, including the surviving spouse, children, parents or any blood relative or adoptive sibling whom the decedent wholly or partly supported while the decedent was alive.
It can be emotionally difficult to bring a wrongful death claim; many family experience strong feelings of pain and anger when learning that their loved one’s death could have been avoided. It is important to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. If you are dealing with insurance companies, they will often try and offer you a lower settlement than you are entitled to in an effort to settle your claim as quickly as possible. Before arguing with the insurance companies, contact Friedland | Carmona. Our personal injury lawyers will fight with the insurance companies to ensure that you receive the compensation you are rightfully entitled to. Florida law places a strict statute of limitations on wrongful death claims, leaving a small window of time for a claim to be brought.
The attorneys at Friedland | Carmona practice only personal injury cases and have been litigating wrongful death claims for over twenty years. Our attorneys will fight to ensure that your loved one did not die in vain and to ensure that you get the compensation you are entitled to. During your free consultation, the attorneys will meet with you and your family to discuss your claim and your options. The attorneys will investigate your claim and contact the necessary doctors and experts to help prove that your loved one would not have died if the other party had acted with a higher degree of care. Call or email Friedland | Carmona today for your free consultation. Let our family take care of your family!