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Wrongful Death Lawyer in Fort Lauderdale

Compensation for the Wrongful Death of a Loved One

Losing a loved one in a preventable accident is one of the most difficult experiences in life, especially for those who are left to grapple with tremendous emotional and financial burdens. Although legal action may never fill the void such a tragedy creates, it can help family members obtain a sense of justice and the monetary compensation they deserve.

If you have lost a family member as the result of another's negligence, our Fort Lauderdale Wrongful death attorneys at Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A. are prepared to handle your case and offer the following:

  • Compassionate service and personalized attention at every stage.
  • Full, clarified information about your unique situation and legal right to compensation.
  • The benefit of working with a legal team that has more than 240 years of combined experience and millions of dollars recovered in compensation for clients.
  • A free case evaluation to learn more about your claim and how our firm can help, with absolutely no obligation.

Florida Wrongful Death Act

The state of Florida recognizes the fact that surviving family members should never have to shoulder the burden created by losing a loved one when another person is at fault. This means that when another's negligence or wrongful act causes death – whether it is caused by a car accident, medical malpractice, or any other form of negligence – the at-fault party can be held liable for the damages surviving relatives suffer.

Under the Florida Wrongful Death Act – Florida Statutes §§768.16-768.26 – the following damages are available:

  • Economic Damages - To pay for the costs of medical expenses related to the decedent's injury, to pay for funeral expenses, and to compensate you for the value of lost support and services in terms of income contributions on the part of the decedent. Lost income may be computed with interest from the date of death, and may include future loss of support and services based on the decedent's probable net income in the years ahead.
  • Noneconomic Damages - To compensate you for loss of companionship and protection, and for the children's loss of parental companionship, instruction and guidance, as well as for your mental pain and suffering from the date when the injury occurred.

According to the statute, only certain surviving relatives of a decedent are permitted to pursue wrongful death claims. You can learn more about who can file a wrongful death claim in Florida on our blog.

Learn More from a Fort Lauderdale Wrongful Death Attorney

There is no way to predict with accuracy the amount of compensation you could receive in your wrongful death claim, but when we meet for your free consultation we will take the time to review all aspects of the situation to come up with an estimate of how much your case may potentially be worth. We will also make sure that you fully understand your rights and the progress of your case as our legal team fights for justice and fair compensation on your behalf.

If you would like to discuss your case, request your free case evaluation by calling toll-free at (888) 499-6206.

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