The death of a loved one is always difficult to come to terms with but, when you have lost a loved one due to the negligence or deliberate wrongdoing of another person, it can become even more challenging. Aside from the emotional impact of losing someone you were close to, you may encounter some financial hardship due to the loss of their income, medical bills and funeral costs.
You do not need to worry about how to cover these costs alone, as legal representation from a highly experienced Hallandale wrongful death attorney could help you recover damages in respect of your loss.
Under Florida law, wrongful death claims can apply to any case where a person has been killed due to the negligence or intentional acts of another person or entity.
We understand that losing a family income earner can have a devastating impact on your life, and are committed to using our legal expertise to reduce the burden of:
Under Florida law, a wrongful death claim can be brought by any one, or more, people who fall into the qualifying categories. Florida’s Wrongful Death Law states that the case must be raised by a personal representative of the deceased, who will normally be named in their will. Where the deceased did not have a will, the courts will appoint a representative to this role.
When filing a lawsuit on behalf of the deceased, the representative will seek damages which can be recovered by:
If you are unsure as to whether you qualify to recover wrongful death compensation, or would like clarification on any matter of your case, speak to an experienced Hallandale wrongful death attorney from Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA today.
As mentioned, wrongful death can occur in any case where one has died due to the actions of another person or entity, however, there are some common scenarios regularly handled by Hallandale wrongful death attorneys.
Some of the successful wrongful death cases handled by Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA attorneys include:
No matter how your loved one’s wrongful death occurred, the state of Florida imposes a maximum limit on the non-financial damages that can be claimed, amounting to $1 million for medical malpractice cases, and $1.5 million in other circumstances. There is also a statute of limitations governing the time limit in which you must file your claim, so do not delay.
Aside from the benefits of our legal expertise, a Hallandale wrongful death attorney can provide the support and guidance you need at such a difficult time in your life. Through allowing us to shoulder the legal burden, you can take the time you need to grieve for your lost loved one.
To find out how a Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA could expertly handle your Hallandale wrongful death claim, call us today on 954-523-8292 to schedule your free initial consultation.