Category: Wrongful Death

An Introduction to Wrongful Death Damages

May 11, 2017 | Category: Wrongful Death

In Florida, if your loved one died due to the wrongful acts or negligence of another, then you may — depending on your relationship with the deceased — be entitled to recover damages for the various losses you sustained as a consequence of your loved one’s death.  Florida wrongful death claims are governed by the Wrongful Death Act, which provides that a personal representative of the estate of the deceased may file a wrongful death claim on behalf of surviving family members who are...

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Understanding “Services or Support” Eligibility for Wrongful Death Claims

May 4, 2017 | Category: Wrongful Death

Pursuant to Florida law, when a person dies due to the wrongful acts or omissions of a third-party, certain surviving family members are entitled to recover damages for the wrongful death of their loved one.  These are commonly known as wrongful death claims.  Damages recoverable in a wrongful death claim are specifically linked to the losses sustained by the surviving family member as a result of their loved one’s death, and include (but are not limited to) damages for lost financial...

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