The Role of Punitive Damages in Florida Wrongful Death Cases

Losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence is a devastating experience. In such cases, families may seek compensation through wrongful death claims to address financial losses and hold responsible parties accountable. While compensatory damages aim to cover tangible losses like medical expenses and lost income, punitive damages serve a different purpose in Florida wrongful death cases. Let’s delve into the circumstances under which punitive

Preventing Wrongful Deaths: Understanding Negligence in Florida


In a perfect world, accidents and tragedies would be nonexistent, but we live in a reality where unfortunate events can and do occur. However, many wrongful deaths could be prevented by addressing the concept of negligence. In the state of Florida, negligence plays a critical role in understanding how certain actions or inactions can lead to devastating consequences. By comprehending and addressing negligence, we can

The Surfside Condominium Collapse: Legal Remedies for the Victims

On June 24, 2021, the world was shaken by the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Florida. What was once a symbol of seaside luxury turned into a devastating scene of destruction and loss. The collapse not only claimed the lives of many residents but also shattered the lives of countless families, friends, and loved ones. As the community mourns and begins

You Can’t File Wrongful Death Claim for a Deceased Relative in Florida

Losing a loved one is hard. There’s no way around the feelings of sadness and grief you’ll experience for some time.


But if you lose a loved one in a way that seems preventable — an accident or misdiagnosed illness, for instance — you may find yourself wanting to take action out of a sense of justice or anger.


A wrongful death claim could

Florida Wrongful Death Claims Subject to “Discovery Rule”


The death of a loved one can be devastating emotionally – and financially too. This is especially true in cases of wrongful death, where one person’s negligence brought about the death of another person or if they were the victim of a wrongful act that ended up in their death.


When wrongful death happens, Florida law recognizes that families deserve to be compensated for

What Makes a Death “Wrongful” In Florida?


In many states, Florida included, beneficiaries are allowed to file a lawsuit in order to recover in cases of the wrongful death of a loved one.


The laws surrounding cases of wrongful death are crucial in helping those who have lost someone important to them through the negligence of someone else.


They are what allow survivors to obtain the compensation they deserve.