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At Rinaldo Law Group, our Tampa wrongful death attorneys have the experience and focus to hold negligent residential treatment centers and sober homes legally liable. We are strong advocates for dignity, truth, and justice. If your loved one passed away because of the negligence of an inpatient or outpatient treatment center, our Tampa wrongful death claim lawyers are here to help. For a free, completely confidential consultation with a Florida wrongful death lawyer, please call our Tampa office today.

Treatment Centers Should Provide a Safe Environment

Residential treatment centers and sober homes must provide a safe and secure environment for patients. Whether it is an inpatient facility or an outpatient facility, they have a duty to provide reliable health care services to people who need help. Sadly, some rehab and treatment centers put their financial interests ahead of their residents. When profits come before people, lives may be ruined. Negligent facilities must be held accountable for wrongful deaths.

An Overview of Florida’s Wrongful Death Laws

Under Florida’s wrongful death laws (Florida Statutes § 768.19), a claim must be filed by a personal representative of the victim’s estate. While the appointed personal representative is responsible for bringing the claim, a wrongful death lawsuit is for the benefit of the estate and the surviving family members. To bring a successful wrongful death claim against a residential treatment center, sober home, or any similar facility, you must prove that the defendant’s negligence contributed to your family member’s death. Financial compensation may be recovered for:

  • Funeral and burial costs;
  • Loss of income;
  • Loss of support and services; and
  • Loss of companionship and consortium. 

How the Wrongful Death Attorneys at Rinaldo Law Group Can Help

Wrongful death claims against residential treatment centers and drug rehabilitation facilities are complicated cases. At Rinaldo Law Group, we handle these sensitive matters with the highest level of compassion and professional skill. Our legal team is ready to take immediate action to protect the rights of you and your family. Among other things, our Florida wrongful death lawyers are prepared to:

  • Listen to your story, explain your rights, and explain your options;
  • Investigate the incident—securing evidence; and
  • Craft a customized legal strategy focused on justice, truth, and compensation.

There is nothing more traumatic or heartbreaking than losing a loved one—particularly when their death could have been prevented if proper precautions were followed. Let our wrongful death attorneys focus on the legal case while you focus on yourself and your family.

Call Our Tampa Wrongful Death Lawyers for Immediate Assistance

At Rinaldo Law Group, our Florida wrongful death attorneys have the skills and experience to hold negligent residential treatment centers and sober homes accountable. We are here to protect your rights and your family. To set up a free, no commitment initial consultation, please contact us today. From our offices in Tampa and Riverview, we handle wrongful death claims throughout the region, including in St. Petersburg, Brandon, Zephyrhills, Town ‘N’ Country, and Seffner.

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