We understand how difficult your situation is - let a West Palm Beach wrongful death lawyer guide you
Losing a loved one under any circumstances is difficult. If you lose someone because of another individual's reckless or careless behavior, you may feel overwhelmed with pain and anger. While no amount of money can bring a loved one back, the deceased's dependents and other close family members in many cases will need to pursue compensation for financial and emotional losses. That's where an experienced and compassionate wrongful death lawyer can help you get justice and closure.
At Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A., we are West Palm Beach wrongful death lawyers who provide personal attention to each client. We understand that losing a loved one is an extremely painful and stressful situation. You may not even want to contact an attorney after losing someone due to negligence. You may think that no amount of money can bring your family member back. We know that's true, but you may need compensation to pay for significant expenses related to the death. Your loved one may have been the family's sole breadwinner.
Call (800) 608-2965 for a free consultation about your potential wrongful death case. We are here to answer your questions and discuss your legal options. Our bilingual, Spanish-speaking attorneys and staff are available to assist you 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
What is at the root of a wrongful death case?
Wrongful death cases can arise from a number of different circumstances, including, but not limited to the following:
What expenses and financial loses are covered?
If you lost a loved one due to any negligent act, you may be entitled to pursue damages for wrongful death including economic losses and non-economic (emotional) losses.
Such financial losses can cover a wide range and add up to thousands or even millions of dollars. That's because family members need to take into account all economic losses for a loved one for now and for the future. Such financial loses can include:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical expenses
- Vehicle replacement costs
- Lost income
- Lost future income
- Pain and suffering
Who is eligible to receive financial compensation?
Under state law in Florida, a personal injury attorney acting on behalf of surviving family members can file a lawsuit. The following people are eligible to be included in the wrongful death lawsuit:
- Someone outside the family if that person relied upon the deceased for support
Rely on an experienced wrongful death attorney in West Palm Beach
Don't delay. Due to the statute of limitations, you may lose your right to pursue compensation if you wait too long to initiate legal action. Wrongful death cases typically are complex and require the assistance of an experienced and determined attorney. Don't hesitate to contact a West Palm Beach wrongful death attorney right away if you have lost a loved one due to another's negligence. At Gonzalez & Cartwright, P.A., we're ready to help. Call (800) 608-2965 today.