Miami Wrongful Death Lawyers
A "wrongful death" occurs when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another individual, company or entity. Wrongful death suits are limited to being prompted by immediate family members such as, spouses and children and sometimes parents.
A Wrongful death suit by be initiated due to a number of different circumstances, such as in the following situations:
- Death during a supervised activity
- Automobile or airplane accident
- Occupational exposure to hazardous conditions or substances
- Criminal behavior
A result of a wrongful death suit may include compensation for personal injury, conscious pain and suffering, or expenses incurred prior to the decedent's death. The damage awards from the suit belong to the estate and may pass to different parties as directed by the decedent's will.
If you or someone you know has lost a family member in accident or due to negligence call Mitchell & West Law Firm to discuss if you and your family may be entitled to receive compensation for your losses. We use the utmost discretion and will work to help surviving family members avoid the serious financial problems that result in a sudden loss.
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