Losing a loved one can be a very traumatic experience. If the loss is sudden or unexpected and wrongdoing is suspected, it can be even more devastating.
If you have lost a loved one due to misconduct, breach of contract, negligence or a wrongful act by a person, persons or company, you may be entitled to financial compensation. . If you think this might be the case it is best to act quickly. Florida has a statute of limitations of two years on wrongful death cases.
In Florida, wrongful death can include:
- Medical Mistakes
- Car or Airplane Accidents
- Criminal Attacks
- Work Related Dangerous Conditions or Substances
- Death During a Supervised Activity
We at the Lenoir Law Firm can help you determine what your case may be worth. Following is a list of things you may possibly receive compensation for in a wrongful death case.
- Expenses incurred including medical and funeral expenses.
- Loss of future earnings from the deceased.
- Benefits lost from the deceased.
- Pain, suffering and mental anguish.
- Companionship, care and protection from the deceased.
The personal representative of the estate or the heirs of the deceased can bring a wrongful death case on the behalf of the deceased. In some cases this can include the spouse, parents or children of the deceased. We at the Lenoir Law Firm can help you determine if you are eligible to bring a wrongful death suit before the court.