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Talk to a Tallahassee Wrongful Death Attorney About Your Family’s Legal Rights

Have You Lost a Loved One Unexpectedly? 

When you lose a loved one unexpectedly and believe that another person or company may be to blame, it can be difficult to know what to do next. At Searcy Denney, we do everything we can to help grieving families through the most difficult times. You can schedule a free consultation to speak with a Tallahassee wrongful death attorney one-on-one. If your family is entitled to financial compensation, we will rely on our decades of experience to help your family secure the compensation it deserves.

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Get Help from an Experienced Tallahassee Wrongful Death Attorney

If you are coping with the loss of a loved one, you probably have many questions. Is your family entitled to financial compensation? If so, how much can your family recover? How do you file a wrongful death claim, and what do you need to be prepared to expect during the process?

At Searcy Denney, we guide our clients through the entire process of successfully filing a wrongful death claim. Our Tallahassee wrongful death attorneys will explain everything you need to know, and we will be here for you when you have questions. We will conduct a thorough investigation and use the available evidence to seek a favorable out-of-court settlement. But, if necessary, we will not hesitate to seek justice for your loved one’s wrongful death in court.

5 Important Facts about Wrongful Death Claims in Florida

Here are five important facts about filing a wrongful death claim in Florida:

1. Many Types of Accidents and Mistakes Can Lead to Wrongful Death Claims

From car accidents and boating accidents to medical mistakes and medical device failures, many types of accidents and mistakes can justify claims for wrongful death.

2. Florida Law Restricts Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim

Under Florida law, only the victim’s personal representative can file a wrongful death claim. However, the personal representative can seek compensation on behalf of multiple eligible family members.

3. Eligible Family Members Can Seek Many Forms of Financial Compensation

Eligible family members can recover financial compensation for a variety of losses. This includes medical bills, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and other forms of financial and non-financial harm.

4. Most Successful Wrongful Death Claims Settle Before Trial

While it is possible that our Tallahassee wrongful death attorneys will need to take your family’s case to court, most successful claims settle before trial.

5. Your Family Only has a Limited Amount of Time to File

There is a two-year statute of limitations for most wrongful death claims in Florida; and, to protect your family’s legal rights, you should speak with a lawyer as soon as possible.

Schedule a Free Consultation with a Tallahassee Wrongful Death Lawyer

Would you like to speak with a lawyer about your family’s legal rights? To schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with a Tallahassee wrongful death lawyer at Searcy Denney, call 800-780-8607 or contact us online today.

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