Wrongful Death Claims in Brevard County
Compensation for Accident Fatalities
Has a family member needlessly died wrongfully or in a questionable situation? In an auto accident, possibly involving a reckless, negligent or drunk driver; through use of a defective product; in a workplace accident; due to improper physician or hospital care; or through other unusual or uncertain circumstances?
A wrongful death is one that occurs because of someone else's malice, negligence, or recklessness. It occurs when a person's death is caused by the intentional, or unintentional but negligent act of a wrongdoer. Some examples of wrongful death causes and situations include:
- A loved one is killed in an automobile, motorcycle or trucking accident
- A family member is struck and killed while walking or riding a bicycle down the sidewalk (pedestrian accident)
- A loved one is killed by a drunk driver who just left a local restaurant, bar, or night club
- A child dies due to lead poisoning from a toy purchased at a major department store
- A worker dies due to exposure of hazardous, toxic chemicals while on the job
- A spouse dies when a health care professional or doctor fails to diagnose and/or properly treat a condition or disease
In these and other wrongful death situations, family members and the victim's estate may be entitled to recover damages for their loss, including medical and funeral expenses, loss of earnings and net accumulations, and pain and suffering for the grief and loss of the loved one. In certain cases, punitive damages may also be awarded.
How to Make a Wrongful Death Claim
Wrongful death claims are often difficult and time consuming to prove. At Alpizar Law, our wrongful death attorneys leverage highly respected experts and cutting edge techniques to help prove our clients' cases. The lawyers at our law firm utilize forensic investigative and analysis techniques performed by top experts to fully examine and analyze evidence. Our attorneys also develop sophisticated simulations and reconstructions of the accident scene to identify causes and responsible parties. Our law firm has the vast experience and resources that are needed to successfully prove fault, as the defendants' are typically large corporations, and insurance companies will put up a vigorous defense.
You only have two years to file a wrongful death claim according to limitations under the Florida statutes, so don't wait. Contact our offices as soon as possible to take advantage of a free initial consultation. Our lawyers know your rights and can help you gather the necessary evidence to establish negligence and liability, as well as the documentation needed to prove the extent and value of your damages. We share
45 years of combined experience in
personal injury cases and know how much you should receive.
Consult with a Brevard County Injury Lawyer at Our Firm
Contact Alpizar Law, LLC today to discuss your options regarding a wrongful death claim. The process is detailed and must be done within the statute of limitations, so do not hesitate to engage in your free case evaluation with a member of our team. Our firm is AV Preeminent® with Martindale-Hubbell® and was included in Florida Super Lawyers®. Contact our office as soon as possible. We are conveniently located in the city of
Palm Bay so we can easily residents in all of Brevard County!