On a warm summer day in July of 2017, two teenage boys disappeared after setting out on a small fishing boat in the Jupiter Inlet of Florida. Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, both fourteen, made national headlines after they went missing, their boat being discovered 100 miles from Bermuda. Now, the family of Perry Cohen is suing the mother, father and grandfather of Austin … [Read more...] about Family of Missing Florida Teen Files a Wrongful Death Lawsuit
The death of a loved one is never easy, especially when a loved one’s life is taken unexpectedly by another individual’s negligence. Understandably, the last thing on many grieving family’s mind is talking to a lawyer. However, seeking legal counsel as soon as possible can truly help a family in more ways than one. While emotional trauma is at the forefront of everyone’s … [Read more...] about Attorney or Therapist? Where a Wrongful Death Attorney Fits
Earlier this year, the widow of a car accident victim filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Lyft, a popular rideshare company.
Poliana Perez believes that Lyft failed to provide adequate training to the involved driver, and that this failure caused the accident that killed Perez’s husband Loinier. Loinier Perez was riding his motorcycle in Miami when he was hit by a Lyft … [Read more...] about Florida Resident Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Wrongful death claims are difficult. There is no amount of compensation that can amend the loss of a loved one. Yet worrying about finances is the last thing a grieving family needs during such a difficult time, and we’ve time and time again we’ve seen that compensation can make a huge difference. If your loved one’s death was caused by the negligence of another, you and … [Read more...] about Florida’s Statute of Limitations on Wrongful Death
Florida’s new Wrongful Death Act provides a way for families who have lost loved ones due to another person’s negligence to receive compensation for damages. But understanding the details of the legislation and who benefits can be tricky. Damages potentially covered include funeral expenses, child support (both monetary and emotional) and debts of the deceased person. It can … [Read more...] about What Florida’s New Wrongful Death Act Means for Beneficiaries