The death of a loved one is an emotional event. The emotional trauma resulting from a death is often magnified when the death is caused by an unlawful or neglectful act of another. The attorneys at Monts Law, P.L. have a proven track record in assisting clients during their most difficult times with recovering just and fair compensation for the loss of their loved ones.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Florida?
Wrongful death lawsuits are broken into two categories (1) an Estate Claim and (2) a Survivors Claim.
An Estate claim is comprised of:
- Medical Expenses (charged to the estate or paid on behalf of the decedent);
- Lost earnings;
- Lost Net Accumulations (expected net income/earnings the decedent probably would have retained as earnings and left as part of the estate).
A Survivors Claim can be brought by and on behalf of the following people:
- Surviving Spouse for Lost Companionship & Protection; Mental Pain & Suffering; Lost Support and Services
- Surviving Minor Children (under 25) for Lost Parental Companionship, Instruction & Guidance; Mental Pain & Suffering; Lost Support and Services
- Adult Children (if no surviving spouse) for Lost Parental Companionship, Instruction & Guidance; Mental Pain & Suffering; Lost Support and Services
- Parents of Minor Children for Pain & Suffering; Lost Support and Services
- Dependent Blood Relative & Siblings for Lost Support and Services
If you have lost a loved one in an automobile or truck crash due to the negligence of another get the justice you deserve by contacting Monts Law, P.L. immediately.