Losing a loved one can be a very traumatic experience. If the loss is sudden or unexpected and wrong doing is suspected, it can be even more devastating.
Do you think that you may have lost someone due to negligence or misconduct in the Tampa area? If so, the experienced lawyers at Lieser Skaff can help.
You may be entitled to financial compensation if you have lost a loved one due to misconduct, breach of contract, negligence or a wrongful act by a person, persons or company. If you think this might be the case, it is best to act quickly. Florida has a statute of limitations of two years on wrongful death cases.
In Florida, wrongful death can include:
- Medical Mistakes
- Car or Airplane Accidents
- Criminal Attacks
- Work Related Dangerous Conditions or Substances
- Death During a Supervised Activity
At Lieser Skaff, your lawyer can help you determine what your case may be worth. Following is a list of things you may possibly receive compensation for in a wrongful death case.
- Expenses incurred including medical and funeral expenses.
- Loss of future earnings from the deceased.
- Benefits lost from the deceased.
- Pain, suffering and mental anguish.
- Companionship, care and protection from the deceased.
A wrongful death case on the behalf of the deceased can be brought by the personal representative of the estate or the heirs of the deceased. In some cases this can include the spouse, parents or children of the deceased. Your lawyer can help you determine if you are eligible to bring a wrongful death suit before the court.
Consult with a Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer
In addition to wrongful death cases our attorneys have defended or prosecuted nearly every type of personal injury case including, but not limited to the following:
- Slip and Falls
- Negligent security
- Dangerously designed stairways, decks, and ramps
- False arrest/unreasonable force
If you believe you have a wrongful death case in Tampa, St. Petersburg or elsewhere in the state, please contact a Tampa personal injury attorney at our firm without delay. After a thorough evaluation of your situation, we will determine how best to proceed to help you recover the compensation you are entitled to.