Category: Wrongful Death

Loss of Consortium Damages in Florida

August 29, 2017 | Category: Wrongful Death

If your loved one has been killed due to the negligent acts of another, Florida law — depending on your relationship with the deceased — may entitle you to wrongful death damages for the losses you experience as a result of your loved one’s passing.  Pursuant to the Florida Statutes section 768.21, wrongful death damages include loss of companionship, loss of protection, loss of guidance, loss of financial support, mental pain and suffering, and more.

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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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