Category Archives: Wrongful Death
What Is A Florida Survival Action?
When a person dies due to the alleged negligence of another person, the victim’s surviving family may choose to file a lawsuit for wrongful death, seeking damages for things like pain and suffering. However, the person’s estate may choose to file another type of suit, referred to as a survival action. Both types of… Read More »
Who Can Sue For Wrongful Death In Florida?
When someone dies due to the negligence or recklessness of another person, it can feel as though your entire world has changed. In that kind of situation, trying to recover financially may feel obscene, or it may simply feel like a low priority. Florida law does not actually permit a deceased person’s surviving relatives… Read More »
Should My Family File A Wrongful Death Suit?
Wrongful death is a legal cause of action that can be brought when someone dies due to the negligence or reckless behavior of another person. Families who have lost a loved one in this way are often reeling and legal redress may not be the first thing on their mind. However, while money will… Read More »
Nationwide Wrongful Death Cases Brought Over COVID-19 Deaths
As the number of COVID-19 cases slowly decreases across the United States, some of those who have lived through the pandemic are seeking legal action. In several states, wrongful death cases have been filed against cities and other governmental entities, and against private companies, alleging that a failure to abide by appropriate safety protocols… Read More »
Should I File For Wrongful Death Or File A Survival Action?
The sudden passing of a loved one can throw all aspects of your life into turmoil, from the emotional to the financial. Learning that your loved one allegedly died because of the negligence or reckless behavior of another person can feel like a slap in the face, but you may have options to seek… Read More »
Hastings Woman Killed By Estranged Husband
In October, a Hastings woman was stabbed to death by her estranged husband, who had been stalking her. The woman had gone home from work with a friend, and as she stopped to check the premises for the suspect’s car, the suspect ambushed her. She was stabbed 11 times, passing away at the scene…. Read More »
Wrongful Death vs Survival Action Claims
If your family loses someone in an accident, legal action is likely the furthest thing from your mind. However, it may still be a good idea to look into filing suit against the person who caused the accident, because receiving any kind of compensation for the harm you suffered may help your family stay… Read More »
Defining Wrongful Death In Florida
No one wants to lose a loved one, and if it happens abruptly, it can feel like a punch in the gut. However, it can sometimes be hard to define whether a person’s passing is a tragic, unavoidable accident or whether someone might possibly be responsible. If you believe that another person might have… Read More »
Wrongful Death Cases In Florida
The average person is generally able to understand the concept of murder, where someone willfully and maliciously ends the life of another person. However, the civil action of wrongful death is less understood, and as a result, some people who might have a claim over the wrongful passing of a loved one may go… Read More »
How To File For Wrongful Death In Florida
Losing someone you love is the most agonizing moment in many people’s lives. If you lose them due to another person’s negligence, it can be almost too much to bear. Money will not bring back your loved one, but it may help your family manage finances while you try to get through the grieving… Read More »