Protecting Families Who've Lost a Loved One Through Recklessness or Negligence
Few people truly understand how it feels to lose a loved one due to someone else’s recklessness or negligence. Instead of having time to grieve, you are faced with urgent and difficult questions about the circumstances of your loved one’s death. Let our experienced and compassionate wrongful death attorneys stand by you through your tragedy. We have the in-depth knowledge, experience and determination to bring you justice. You are not alone during this difficult time; we are here to help you and your family.
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You deserve compensation for the unexpected and wrongful death of your loved one.
While no amount of money will ever be enough to compensate you for losing someone you love, you may be entitled to recover money from those responsible. For many families this money is critical to ease the financial pressure brought on by sudden tragedy and loss. In addition, defendants who are held accountable and have to pay will rethink their negligent ways, which can prevent future injuries and deaths for other families.
A wrongful death can be caused by a wide variety of incidents and accidents including, but not limited to:
Slip and fall
Inadequate security at an event or venue
Construction site accident
and a wide variety of other accidents.
During the chaotic and stressful moments and days after the accident it is extremely important that information is gathered. Any proof available that shows the fault of the person or company that was responsible for the death should be kept. This includes:
Photos of the accident scene
Names and contact information of witnesses and responders
The defective product.
Wrongful Death Survivor Claims and Wrongful Death Bystander Claims
Survivor Claims are for family members and dependents left behind after a wrongful death. Bystander Claims are for the trauma inflicted when a family member is there on scene and is actually a witness to the loss of their loved one.
In Florida, family members are entitled to compensation for a variety of reasons:
Loss of support and benefits from the deceased
Loss of companionship and protection
Mental pain and suffering
Lost companionship, instruction, and/or guidance
Medical and funeral expenses when paid by a survivor
The estate of your lost loved one is also entitled to compensation (which will pass on to his or her heirs after the estate is settled) for losses such as:
Lost job income
If your loved one’s death was the result of another party’s negligence or misconduct, contact our office 1-800-FL-LEGAL immediately- we are available 24/7, nights and weekends. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida wrongful death attorneys are dedicated to helping you and your family in your time of need. With offices located in Broward, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, West Palm Beach, we are close by and here to fight for you.
Spouses, children, and parents have priority when filing a wrongful death claim. If the deceased left behind no immediate family members, then grandchildren, siblings, and other relatives may file for damages.
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The Titusville Police Department along with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene in reference to the crash. Initial reports said that a vehicle and a bicycle were involved in the accident but authorities were unable to confirm whether a bicycle was in fact involved. Two occupants of the vehicle that overturned sustained injuries. A passenger in the vehicle was seriously hurt and had to be taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center for treatment. No one involved has been identified at this time. Read More
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Investigators with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office say that Brian Anderson was jogging in the area around 11:30 am. When he reached Belcher Road, Anderson attempted to cross the road from east to west. As he entered the street, he was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Belcher. The driver of the vehicle was identified by police as 53-year-old Benjamin Hofrichter. Read More