Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Learning the Basics

Was your family member’s death the direct result of someone else’s negligence? You’re not alone. Motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and unsafe premises (including workplaces) take a staggering number of loved ones away from their family members every year. Medical malpractice results in the death of 98,000 people every single year on its own. If your family member died and someone else was responsible, you may be eligible for a wrongful death lawsuit. While legal action can’t bring your loved one back, it is a legal remedy to see justice and damages. Keep reading to learn whether a wrongful death lawsuit is right for you. Wrongful Death:

Automobile Accident Death and Trial Aftermath

Automobile Accidents Driving is a dangerous activity. Since we get in our cars every day to travel from one place to another, we become accustomed to driving and easily get into “autopilot” mode when behind the wheel. Because of the nature of driving and the attention it requires, it’s important to be safe, never drink alcohol or take drugs and drive, and be sure to avoid distracted driving. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states the deadliness of distracted driving as so severe, it killed 3,166 people alone in the year of 2017 and 9.5 of all crashes over the

Wrongful Death Caused by a Hurricane – Who Is Liable?

This year’s hurricane season has reached historic proportions. Florida is still cleaning up from Irma, all while keeping a wary eye on the storms that continue to brew far out in the ocean. Irma brought destruction to our state and many citizens are still dealing with the aftermath. Unfortunately, some lost their lives in the powerful storm. If you lost a loved one in a hurricane, you might wonder if you have grounds for a wrongful death claim. Who is liable for your loved ones when a natural disaster strikes? There’s no simple answer. However, these examples might illuminate how