Wrongful Death Claims in Fort Lauderdale
What is wrongful death?
If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in an automobile accident, medical malpractice accident, or any other accident caused by the
negligence of an individual or organization, then you may be wondering how to proceed in order to hold the responsible parties legally accountable. At Weinstein & Scharf, P.A., we provide compassionate and caring legal support for the family members of wrongful death victims, and we are immediately available to assist you in your case. A Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney at our firm will give you dedicated assistance in seeking
- Medical expenses
- Funeral expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of the decedent's income
Our goal in your case is to bring about the result that you desire and that allows you to cover the related expenses without experiencing financial hardship. Under the wrongful death laws of our state, one may be entitled to take legal action against an individual or organization if they are responsible for the death of one's family member. In most cases, the decedent's spouse, children, or dependents are able to file wrongful death claims, and a successful claim may allow one to:
- Secure monetary compensation for expenses related to the family member's death
- Prevent similar losses for other families
- Hold the at fault party publicly responsible
Why hire a Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney?
It is important to know that deciding to pursue a wrongful death claim involves many considerations. Such cases could be contested, and the legal representation for the responsible party is often aggressive in their defense of their client. It is in your best interests to speak with an experienced attorney who can assist you in making this important decision, and fight for the rights of you and your family members after the loss of your loved one.