An Introduction to Wrongful Death in Florida
Legal dictionaries usually define wrongful death as “the death of a human being as the result of a wrongful act of another person,” and this definition is widely accepted in Florida courts. If that sounds a bit like “legalese,” looking at some examples of the different types of wrongful death cases can clear up exactly what the […]Continue reading...
Civil Liability of Impaired Drivers
The holiday season is coming to a close, but parties are still in full swing. That also means there are more impaired drivers on the road. Driving under the influence is a criminal offense in Florida, and anyone charged with DUI faces tough penalties. Those penalties are more serious when the impaired driver causes an accident. In […]Continue reading...
Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Opens Door to Recovery in Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Cases
On June 26, 2015, in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a fundamental, constitutional right. While the implications on the right to marry for same-sex couples are obvious, the potential impact of this ruling in personal injury and wrongful death cases is significant. The new ruling means that same-sex married […]Continue reading...
How to Prove Fault in a Wrongful Death Case
If you think that a loved one has died as a result of negligence, omission, failure to act, malpractice, or another reason, either intentional or unintentional, you might be tempted to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Such suits can be filed against anyone believed to be at fault for a death, including an attacker, a […]Continue reading...
Records You May Need When Filing a Wrongful Death Action
Dealing with a wrongful death is bound to be a traumatic experience for the family members left behind. No one expects to lose a mother, father, brother, sister or other family member so suddenly, and when it happens it can be hard to know what to do or who to blame. Whether the sudden death […]Continue reading...
Frequently Asked Questions About Wrongful Death Lawsuits
Wrongful death is a difficult subject for any family to deal with. Whether the death occurred as the result of a workplace injury, medical malpractice or unforeseen accident, bringing the right people to justice and getting the results you deserve can be a complicated matter. If someone you love has suffered a wrongful death, it […]Continue reading...
What is Considered Wrongful Death in Florida?
Wrongful death in Florida, in the simplest terms, is a death caused by the negligent actions of another. It is one of the more common crimes that any personal injury lawyer will inevitably be exposed to, and while suing the defendant in a wrongful death case will not bring back the deceased person, it can […]Continue reading...
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