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Tag Archives: Florida Wrongful Death Attorneys


The Stages of a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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A wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit that allows certain family members to hold a negligent person or company financially responsible for their loved one’s death. Spouses, children, parents, and financially dependent relatives might be able to recover damages under state law. Your loved one’s death triggers the litigation process. Here are the… Read More »


Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Jacksonville Contractors

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On October 22, 2017, a 3-year-old boy died after falling into a septic tank at Bruce Park in Jacksonville. The boy’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that two city contractors were negligent in maintaining the underground sewage tank. Specifically, the lawsuit alleges that A1 Septic Service, Inc. and ERS, Corp. failed to… Read More »

Bringing a Civil Liability Lawsuit for Suicide

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Typically, when an individual passes away and the cause of death is determined to be suicide, there is nothing left to pursue. The family is devastated, yes, and they may try to establish a reason for the deceased individual’s decision to take his or her own life, but outside of a personal investigation, no… Read More »

Damages Available in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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If you have recently suffered the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another individual, we understand that you are probably feeling angry, confused, and at a loss as to what to do. You may want to seek some sort of retribution, but do not know how to go about doing… Read More »

Orange County Agrees To Compensate Family Of Slain Witness

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It took almost four years, but Orange County and the Florida legislature finally agreed to pay compensation to the family of a witness killed by the very man he was set to testify against. The Orange County government agreed to a $300,000 settlement with the family but required passage of a claims bill by… Read More »

Prosecutors Refrain From Charging 75 Year-old Who Caused Seven Car Pile Up, Killing Two

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The Brevard-Seminole State Lawyer’s Office recently announced they would refrain from charging a 75-year old woman who caused a seven car pile up, killing two. The horrific crash killed a man and his infant child, the driver was left in critical condition. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families…. Read More »

Florida Approves Cap in Wrongful Death Case

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The Florida Supreme Court recently upheld the statutory cap on damages that a government entity can be held liable for in a sovereign immunity waiver case, including those for wrongful death. The case in question involved the death of a football player at a state university during practice, and his parents’ wrongful death lawsuit… Read More »

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Palm Beach Deputy

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Recently, the wrongful death civil lawsuit began in federal court against a Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office deputy who is accused of using unnecessary force in the death of a local man. On one side, the man’s family says that the deputy shot their loved one once he was already subdued. On the other side,… Read More »

Infant Dies at the Hands of Negligent Caregiver

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A four month old baby died in Fort Myers as a result of negligent care from an Arcadia caregiver after receiving deadly attempts at lifesaving. The child’s mother, Martha Garcia, a citrus migrant worker, only received the news of her baby’s condition after the child was already unconscious and was in the hands of… Read More »

Family Agrees to Multi-Million Dollar Settlement for Son’s Wrongful Death

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According to reports, the family of a 19-year-old boy who suffocated and died while strapped into a restraint chair at the Clay County Jail has reached a multi-million dollar settlement for their wrongful death lawsuit filed against the jail. Daniel Linsinbigler, 19, was asphyxiated in Clay County Jail in March 2013. The death was… Read More »

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