Wrongful Death is Death Due to Someone’s Negligence or Intentional Act.
The death of a loved one is a heartbreaking and painful experience. When that death is due to the negligence or intentional act of someone else it becomes even more painful and life-altering. We all know that no amount of money can bring back the deceased person, but the compensation can provide you with financial security for the future. A wrongful death attorney at Greenberg Injury Law can help ensure that you get the justice you deserve.
When is the claim applicable?
The claim arises when a person dies due to the negligence, reckless, or intentional action of someone. Wrongful death can occur in a variety of situations:
● A person is killed intentionally.
● Death due to medical malpractice.
● Death due to negligence of others.
Who can file the claim?
Only the personal representative of the deceased can claim wrongful death on behalf of the estate of the deceased. The claim can seek compensation for the victim or their spouse, parent, or child. In Florida you have 2 years to file a claim. It is advisable to consult a wrongful death attorney at Greenberg Injury Law promptly after such a loss to determine if you have a valid legal claim for wrongful death.
What can you be compensated for?
The family members including a spouse, parents, and children of the deceased person can receive compensation for the following:
● Funeral expenses
● Medical expenses
● Pre-death pain and suffering
● Loss of the deceased person’s income
● Loss of consortium
● Loss of care, guidance, companionship that the deceased would have provided.