Wrongful Death Attorneys
In the event the wrongful act of a person causes injury resulting in the death of another person, the survivors and the personal representative of the decedent may pursue a claim against the party who committed the wrongful act. The claim is often referenced to as a claim for “wrongful death.” A claim for wrongful death can be brought by two different types of plaintiffs and damages. Surviving relatives can make a claim for the loss of financial support of the. In addition, the personal representative of the decedent’s estate may bring a claim on behalf of the estate, to recover, among other things, lost earnings, medical expenses, and funeral expenses. If the conduct causing the fatal injury was intentional, malicious and/or done with reckless disregard, then a claim for punitive damages to punish the negligent person may also be brought.
The Attorneys at Older, Lundy & Alvarez have substantial experience representing both family members and the estates of persons whose deaths were caused by the wrongful acts of other parties, including automobile negligence, medical negligence, workplace negligence, intentional criminal acts, and defective design, manufacturing or labeling of a dangerous product or prescription drug.
Our attorneys who represent the survivors and/or estate of a person who died as a result of the wrongful act of another person work diligently, not only to establish the liability for the act or omission resulting in the death, but also to establish the adverse financial consequences of the death. We rely on a team of financial experts to provide these damages, including lost earnings of the decedent.
Get the Help You Need to Pursue A Claim for Wrongful Death
If you believe you may be entitled to pursue a claim based on the loss of a loved one, Older Lundy & Alvarez welcomes the privilege to assist you in evaluating a potential claim. Schedule an appointment with our team of skilled and dedicated Tampa wrongful death attorneys by calling 813-254-8998, or contact us online to schedule your consultation.