Wrongful Death Attorney: Civil Lawyers Orlando
The intensity of the trauma and emotion that a loved one feels after a death of their loved one is very severe. In a wrongful death case, a representative of a deceased’s estate is allowed to pursue a lawsuit against the party responsible for the death. Wrongful death cases may be filed against various individuals and entities. Defendants in a wrongful death case can include companies, and employees. A plaintiff in a wrongful death case is usually a family survivor, in any case, the claim must be filed by a representative who acts on behalf of the surviving person.
In Florida, the plaintiff in a wrongful death case is typically referred to as the real parties in interest. Real parties in interest may include immediate family members, such as children and spouses, distant family members, parents of a deceased unborn child. Punitive damages may be rewarded to plaintiffs; punitive damages essentially go against the party responsible for the wrongful death. The Florida Statute of Limitations for wrongful deaths is two years. In a wrongful death claim or lawsuit, you have to prove that your family member has died as a result of negligence or intentional wrong doing.
If your loved one was killed in an accident due to a defective or dangerous product call Smith & Eulo Law Firm. We have dedicated Wrongful Death Attorneys standing by to handle your case. Dedicated, Professional, Personalized Representation. Call us now for your FREE CONSULTATION. 407-930-8912.