Wrongful Death Lawyers Florida Panhandle
Picture this, you’re spending a quiet evening at home, and suddenly, there is a knock at the door. It is the police, and they deliver the news, a loved one has passed away. You then learn that the accident was preventable, and it was someone’s negligence caused it. Unfortunately, this is the outcome for the surviving family of wrongful death victims. Many emotions are experienced accompanying the death of a loved one. There is denial, realization, and, anger at the company or individual responsible. We can help you hold the responsible party accountable and ensure no one else suffers due to their negligence.
WHAT IS A WRONGFUL DEATH?
A wrongful death happens because of another person’s deliberate, careless, or negligent act. Any sudden death of a loved one is hard to bear, but knowing that it never should have happened makes it that much harder. In these cases, you, your family, and the deceased’s estate have the legal right to recover compensation from the person, company, or other entity that caused the death, by initiating a wrongful death action.
In many cases, the same types of accidents or events that can cause injury to have the potential to be more catastrophic and cause wrongful death. Our experienced attorneys have successfully represented the families of victims who lost a loved one due to:
- Automobile Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Boating Accidents
- Aviation Accidents
- Bus Accidents
- Defective Products
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Railroad Accidents
Seek the services of one of our top wrongful death lawyers today to go over your case. While no monetary value can bring back a lost loved one, the compensation awarded to a family after a wrongful death case can alleviate many of the bills associated with the loss. Family members each have a right to file a claim of wrongful death against the negligent party responsible. However, the family as a whole is typically represented by a single wrongful death lawyer
FAMILY OF THE VICTIM
If you are suffering from the wrongful death of a family member, you may be feeling overwhelming grief and anger. You may feel so devastated and depressed that you aren’t able to handle the legal tasks required to make a claim against the person responsible for the death, but it is important to do so now for several reasons:
- Justice: It won’t bring the person back and it won’t stop your pain, but holding the wrongdoer accountable for the harm you’ve suffered can help to bring closure, an important part of the grieving process.
- Financial relief: Your family may have relied on the deceased person for financial support, and that loss of income may be creating a financial hardship. Besides, you may have funeral expenses and possibly final medical bills, if the death was not immediate. Your emotional suffering, in this case, is only compounded by financial distress.
- Legal time limits, also called Statutes of Limitations: In Florida statute of limitations is two years from the date of death.
SERVING JUSTICE – ONE CASE AT A TIME
Here at Wettermark Keith, our top wrongful death attorneys represent each and every client with the utmost respect, compassion, and employ the thorough legal expertise needed to make their case a success. We realize that this is likely a difficult situation for you and possibly your family and are here for you.
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, contact our seasoned wrongful death lawyers today. Together we can seek a financial compensation figure that meets your needs as a victim and can continue to provide for you, long after this ordeal is over.
NO RECOVERY, NO FEE GUARANTEE
When selecting clients to represent in court, our firm operates on a contingency fee basis. What this means to our clients is simple: if we don’t win your case, you won’t pay anything. We choose to operate this way for the sole benefit of our clients, we want to see you obtain a successful recovery so that you can continue to carry on with your life.
To contact us today if you have lost a loved one, simply fill out the free case evaluation form on our web site and we will get back to you promptly. If you wish to speak to us directly, feel free to call one of our three branches.