Orlando Wrongful Death Attorney
We care about your family receiving justice after the loss of a loved one.
personal injury cases are serious and devastating, certainly none have as far-lasting, negative
repercussions as a Florida wrongful death case. Examples of common wrongful
death cases include
car accidents, birth injuries,
medical malpractice, and workplace accidents.
What Is Wrongful Death in Florida?
Under Florida's Wrongful Death Act, wrongful death is any death that
is the result of a "wrongful act, negligence, default, or breach
of contract or warranty." If you have lost a loved one as a result
of another person's negligence, you can count on our attorneys at
Legally Pink Law to fight for you.
Our experienced team can help you understand your options following the
wrongful death of a loved one.
Contact our firm today to schedule a free consultation.
What You Might be Able to Recover
Under Florida's Wrongful Death Act, you might be able to recover the
- Loss of decedent's companionship, and protection
- Loss of parental companionship, instruction, and guidance
- Loss of support and services
- Mental pain and suffering
- Medical or funeral expenses
- Punitive damages (if intentional, reckless, or grossly negligent actions
were to blame)
Furthermore, the estate is sometimes eligible to recover the decedent's
lost earnings, the decedent's medical and funeral expenses, and loss
of net accumulations. In some cases, the wrongdoer is obvious. In other cases,
multiple parties could be to blame. For example, if your loved one was
killed on a property that should have had better security, you might be able to sue a business
or the city as well.
Can I Sue For Emotional Distress?
If your loved one passed away in a wrongful way, you may be a victim of
emotional distress. Oftentimes, emotional distress may show up in a person's
life as a result of the trauma that they have gone through. If you believe
that you are experiencing lasting emotional distress due to the wrongful
death of your loved one, seek compensation right away.
How Can I Prove Emotional Distress?
In order to have a firm case to stand on, you will need to provide proof
of your emotional distress. It will be important to give an explanation
of the ways in which your daily life is now suffering as a result of your
emotional distress. You may need to explain difficulty working, driving,
caring for others and functioning as a whole. Additionally, friends and/or
family may need to testify on your behalf.
Let our Orlando, Florida wrongful death lawyers advocate for you!
If you are the spouse, child, or parent of the decedent, you are eligible
to file a wrongful death lawsuit. When you turn to Legally Pink Law for
assistance, we can call upon expert consultants and witnesses—from
medical professionals to private investigators—to testify.
We will do everything possible to prove the following:
- The defendant was negligent to the plaintiff (the person who died)
- The defendant caused a breach of duty
- The plaintiff's fatal injury or death was legally caused by the defendant's breach
- The plaintiff's survivors are entitled to damages as a result of the accident
We genuinely care about your family receiving justice after your loved
one's untimely death and we have successfully handled thousands of
cases and recovered millions of dollars worth of compensation on behalf
of our clients.
Retaining our services could greatly benefit you and your family. For more
information, call our team of
skilled Florida wrongful death attorneys at (407) 792-2478 or
contact us online.