When your loved one has died because of someone else’s negligence, you may be considering a wrongful death lawsuit due to any death caused by another person, entity, or organization attorney Tampa, Florida residents can rely on. We know that this is an extremely devastating time for you and your family and we want to take on the legal burden so that you do not have to. When it comes to wrongful death claims, you should not be left to try and get justice for your loved one’s death while also grieving their loss. Interested to see how we can help you and your loved ones? Contact Jeff Murphy Law now.
Determining Who Files the Claim
Wrongful death claims can be complicated. Although it is easy to think of them as an extension of regular personal injury claims, not just anyone can file the claim. If your loved one was still alive and had the grounds to file a personal injury claim, you know you have won half the battle already. However, only specific people can file a wrongful death claim. If you are a spouse, a parent, or a child, you can typically file a wrongful death claim. If you had some other relationship with the deceased, speak with our Tampa wrongful death due to any death caused by another person, entity, or organization attorney to see if you qualify.
Proving Your Claim
When it comes to proving wrongful death occurred, there are a few things that your attorney will be working to show.
The other party involved in the claim acted negligently.
The negligence directly caused your loved one’s death.
There are certain damages.
Types of Damages
Like a personal injury claim, to have a wrongful death claim, you must be able to prove damages. This means that your loved one’s death has in some way hurt you or others. For example, if your loved one supported you and your children, their lost earning capacity qualifies as damages. Or, if you were burdened with their medical bills before passing, this could also qualify. Speak with us now about the different types of damages.
Are you devastated by the wrongful death of your loved one?
If a loved one has died due to the negligence of another person, entity, or organization, you should consult an experienced lawyer about pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit. An experienced wrongful death attorney will help you get the compensation you deserve for pain and suffering, lost wages, funeral expenses, and lost companionship. You may also get compensation for financial support, mental distress, medical expenses, and more.
Throughout his 33 years of practice, Jeff Murphy Law has handled many wrongful death cases, including auto accidents, slip and falls, sports accidents, boating accidents, and medical malpractice. Jeff Murphy has the knowledge and experience to get the results you deserve. We know dealing with a wrongful death is very difficult, so we are here to help you in the best and most efficient manner possible. You will get straight answers to your legal questions and honest opinions about the merits and value of your case.
Call Jeff today at 813-443-5553 for a free consultation.
If you would like to learn more about what to do after your loved one has passed away from wrongful death, contact the trusted wrongful death in Tampa, Florida from Jeff Murphy Law.
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