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When Defective Products Cause Wrongful Death in Florida

In Florida, a wrongful death occurs when a person dies due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another party. This can happen in a variety of situations, including product defects. Product manufacturers have a legal responsibility to ensure their products are safe and properly labeled.  If a defective product causes… Continue reading When Defective Products Cause Wrongful Death in Florida

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Expert Witnesses in Florida Wrongful Death Lawsuits

In a wrongful death lawsuit, the difference between a successful claim and an unresolved case often hinges on the insights of expert witnesses. These professionals together with wrongful death attorneys bring critical, specialized knowledge to the courtroom, directly impacting the outcome of your case. In situations where negligence leads to… Continue reading Expert Witnesses in Florida Wrongful Death Lawsuits

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High Costs, High Expectations, and the Wrongful Deaths in Nursing Homes

When families in Florida choose a nursing home for their loved ones, they expect nothing less than exceptional care, especially given the high costs involved. A private room in a nursing home can cost nearly $100,000 per year, a price that should mean round-the-clock attention and care.  Unfortunately, the reality… Continue reading High Costs, High Expectations, and the Wrongful Deaths in Nursing Homes

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Florida Judge Awards $11 Million to Family in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Dangerous and defective consumer products are often deadly. And if a manufacturer allows a defective product onto the market that kills someone, they can be held liable under Florida’s wrongful death laws. While no civil judgment can ever undo the damage that has been done, it can provide the victim’s… Continue reading Florida Judge Awards $11 Million to Family in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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Important Terms to Know when Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

Important Terms to Know When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim Slip and falls, car crashes, and pedestrian accidents are just a few of the ways in which people in Miami become hurt every day. Sometimes, these accidents are so severe, that the accident victim does not survive them. When another… Continue reading Important Terms to Know when Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

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Is an Autopsy Necessary When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim?

It is not uncommon for those who lose loved ones in fatal accidents to immediately be faced with difficult questions about their relative’s remains. Many, for instance, express concerns about whether an autopsy is necessary to file a wrongful death claim. Technically, autopsies are not legally required to file a… Continue reading Is an Autopsy Necessary When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim?

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Can You Sue Your Spouse’s Employer for Wrongful Death?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida saw 332 occupational fatalities in 2018. There are many causes of these deaths, but safety lapses and violations surely rank among the most common. Florida’s workers’ compensation system provides a death benefit to certain family members. Unfortunately, this same system will prevent… Continue reading Can You Sue Your Spouse’s Employer for Wrongful Death?

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Tiger Woods’ Restaurant Wrongful Death Case

In December 2018, an employee at The Woods restaurant in Jupiter died in a drunk driving accident. His 1999 Corvette, traveling over 100 miles per hour, swerved across three highway lanes and flipped over. The young man driving the car, Nicholas Immesberger, had a very high BAC, 0.256, which is… Continue reading Tiger Woods’ Restaurant Wrongful Death Case

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