Fort Lauderdale Wrongful Death Lawyer
Seeking Justice for Those Left Behind
No one is ever ready to lose a family member, but death from a preventable or avoidable accident can be particularly tragic. When you are left feeling helpless by the death of a spouse, child, or parent due to the actions of a third party, contact the Fort Lauderdale wrongful death attorney at Law Office of Jami Angelini Haggerty, P.A. We know what it takes to hold the responsible parties accountable in these serious cases and how to illustrate the impact these incidents have on the loved ones left behind.
If you've lost a loved one in an accident, our compassionate team is ready to help you explore your options. Call us at (954) 440-7314 today.
Wrongful Death Damages in Florida
Florida law states that, in the case of a wrongful death, immediate family members and dependents may recover associated costs from the party who was at fault. The Law Office of Jami Angelini Haggerty, P.A.can help these family members develop a thorough and compelling claim that fully addresses the gravity of their loss.
These costs can include:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical expenses
- Anticipated future earnings
- Value of services that would have been received
- Loss of protection and companionship
Potential Causes of Wrongful Death
Wrongful death claims can be made against individuals, businesses, or government agencies depending on the nature of the death. Ms. Haggerty will thoroughly examine all evidence to determine all parties who contributed to the incident.
Wrongful death claims often involve:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Commercial trucking accidents
- Marine accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Defective drugs or medical devices
- Bicycle and pedestrian accidents
- Food poisoning
- Unsafe or defective products
- Dangerous premises
- Workplace accidents
Advocacy in the Face of Tragedy
Unintentional injury leads to more deaths among Florida residents under the age of 45 than any other cause. If someone in your family is one of these victims, you need dedicated, composed legal counsel who is prepared to aggressively seek results on your behalf. Before accepting an insurance company settlement, speak with a Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney to explore your options.
We're ready to help you navigate this difficult time. Contact us today to request a free case evaluation.