The passing of a loved one is almost unbearable, and made so much more so due to negligence of another.
What is the Florida Wrongful Death Act? The Florida Wrongful Death Act, Florida Statute Sections 768.16-768.26 (2020) permits survivors of the deceased to be compensated for the passing of a loved one due to another person’s negligence. There are various scenarios when a wrongful death claim can be made such as car accidents, defective products, and medical malpractice. What must be proven in a wrongful death case? Negligence has four elements which must be proven in a wrongful death claim.
Can I afford a wrongful death attorney? Most wrongful death claims are handled on a contingency fee basis. We are paid only if you receive a settlement or a verdict in your favor. We pay in advance for court fees, expert witness fees, and other costs associated with your case in which we are later reimbursed for from your settlement or verdict. Contact Us for Compassionate and Dedicated Representation
Call the Simpson-Cannon Law Firm at 561-721-6255 if you think you have a wrongful death claim.
Cynthia has over 20 years experience as a trial attorney.
Cynthia is a former prosecutor and has proudly represented victims during her tenure at the Office of the State Attorney in West Palm Beach.