Losing someone you love is one of the most painful things we can experience as humans. That pain and grief can be exacerbated by the knowledge that your loved one’s death was unnecessary, preventable, and the direct result of someone else’s negligence.
If you believe that someone you care about suffered a wrongful death in Florida, know that you don’t have to deal with it alone. There are resources available to ensure that you get the closest thing to justice that the American legal system can offer.
Dyson Law, PLLC is home to compassionate, experienced attorneys who are always ready to fight for you and your loved one. Talk to a Pompano Beach wrongful death lawyer for the aid your family needs.
Wrongful death refers to when someone is killed due to the negligent or wrongful actions of another party. In Florida, wrongful death falls into a few categories. The first is negligence-based occurrences. This includes things like car accidents caused by reckless or intoxicated driving, or workplace violations in the workplace that create a hazardous environment.
Medical malpractice is another circumstance that can cause wrongful death. Medical malpractice includes misdiagnosis, failure to diagnose, or errors in care caused by carelessness.
Defective products can also cause wrongful deaths. Defective products are anything that is sold commercially and has failed a quality control check. For example, a ladder with loose rungs is a defective product that could cause serious injury or death if it was sold in stores.
Intentional tort is the final category that wrongful deaths can fall into. These are crimes committed that were not intended to cause death. They can include fraud, false imprisonment, assault, and more.
Florida requires that the executor of the victim’s will be the person to file a wrongful death suit, instead of just the individual’s surviving family members.
The damages that can be sought in Florida wrongful death cases cover both economic, or financial, damages and non-economic, or mental and emotional, damages. To the family, damages can be awarded for:
If you or someone you care about has lost a loved one due to the negligence of another party, Dyson Law, PLLC is here to represent you. While we know that nothing could ever bring back someone you love after a tragedy, reducing financial stressors can lessen the terrible strain you are likely under.
Let us fight for you, so that you can have the room you need to grieve. Let us get the justice you and your loved one deserve. Call 561-498-9979 for a personalized consultation today, and know that you are not alone.