Knowledge is power when you unexpectedly lose a loved one resulting from a wrongful death in Broward County.
A wrongful death caused by the act or negligence of another person may be the basis for a lawsuit against the person or party who caused the wrongful death. Such an action may be filed on behalf of the family members who have lost their loved one.
Survivors of the party who died as the result of a wrongful death may be able to seek compensation for their loss. These survivors include:
Each state has there own requirements on who can file a claim. Florida’s statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death lawsuit is two years. It is important to contact an experienced Broward County wrongful death attorney as soon as possible to review your case in order to file a wrongful death claim in Florida.
There are many factors in determining what damages may be collected for a family through a wrongful death claim. Some of these factors are the age of the deceased, health before the accident, occupation, past and future earnings. Other damages may include:
- Loss of companionship and protection
- Mental pain and suffering from time of injury to death
- Loss of support and injury from time of injury to death
- Medical and funeral expenses if paid by family
- Future loss of support after death
If you are struggling with what to do after the wrongful death of your loved one, don’t wait! The sooner you talk with an experienced wrongful death attorney in Broward County you will learn what your legal rights are and if you have a case to receive compensation for your loss.
Contact the Law Office of David Benenfeld a Broward County wrongful death attorney who can help you with your case. Call: [number type=”2″] or [number type=”1″] for a FREE consultation.