Losing a child is unimaginably difficult. If your child has died due to someone else's negligence or recklessness, you may be feeling angry, confused, and alone. The experienced Florida wrongful death attorneys
at the Law Offices of Jason Turchin can help you navigate this tough time and fight for the justice your family deserves.
No amount of money can ever make up for the loss of a child. But holding the responsible party accountable can help bring a sense of closure and ensure that other families don't have to go through the same tragedy. If you've lost a child due to an accidental death, crime
, or other form of negligence, contact our office today for a free consultation. We'll review your case and advise you of your legal options. We can help you get through this difficult time. Call us today at 800-337-7755 or chat with one of our live agents today for a free consultation.
What is a wrongful death claim?
A wrongful death claim is a legal action taken by the family of a deceased individual following an accidental death, crime, or other form of negligence. If your child has died due to another person's negligence or recklessness, you may be eligible to pursue compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit in Florida
. At the Law Offices of Jason Turchin, our experienced wrongful death lawyers can help guide you through this difficult time and fight for the justice your family deserves. Whether you are seeking financial compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, or other damages related to your child's accidental death, we will do everything in our power to help you get the outcome you deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Causes of a Child's Accidental Death
There are many different causes of accidental death in children, including car accidents, slips and falls, drowning, firearm injuries, medical malpractice, and more. Some common factors that may contribute to accidental child deaths include unsafe or unsupervised play areas, lack of proper safety equipment or training for caregivers and parents, poor road conditions or traffic rules, and negligence on the part of medical professionals. If your child has died due to any type of accident or negligence, it is important to seek legal counsel from an experienced wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. At the Law Offices of Jason Turchin, our team is fully committed to helping families get the justice they deserve following a tragic loss. Contact us today for more information.
Experienced attorneys handling wrongful death claims involving children
At the Law Offices of Jason Turchin, we have experience handling wrongful death claims involving children. Our team understands the unique challenges families face when dealing with the accidental death of a child, and we can work tirelessly to get you the compensation and closure you deserve. Whether your child was killed in a car accident
, crime, drowning, medical malpractice incident, defective product
, or due to some other form of negligence, our compassionate attorneys are here to support you during this difficult time.
Sample wrongful death cases our office handled for families who lost a child due to someone else's negligence
Fatal car accident with hit and run driver - Our wrongful death lawyers represented the family of a young man who was struck and killed by a hit and run driver. The man was later apprehended. The case settled for more than $4,000,000.00.
Apartment complex shooting - Our client's son was shot and killed while visiting a friend at an apartment complex in Miami. The apartment complex had no access control and there were drug dealers living on the property. The case settled for a significant confidential amount.
Car accident - Our Florida wrongful death lawyers have handled numerous fatal car accident claims throughout Florida. We can walk you through the entire claims process.
Distracted driver wrongful death - Our Florida wrongful death lawyers represented the family of a young woman killed when a distracted driver slammed into her car with the tractor trailer he was driving.
Florida contingency fee wrongful death lawyers
At the Law Offices of Jason Turchin, we handle wrongful death claims on a contingency fee basis. This means that you will not owe us any attorneys' fees unless we are able to successfully recover compensation on your behalf. If we do not win your case, you will not owe us anything.
Who can make a civil claim following the death of a child in Florida?
Under Florida’s Wrongful Death Act, the following people may be able to make a civil claim for the death of a child:
- The deceased child’s surviving spouse
- The deceased child’s surviving parents
- The deceased child’s surviving children
- The administrator or executor of the deceased child’s estate
There are many factors which may impact who has a right to make a claim, and what damages each survivor may be entitled to.
What types of damages can be recovered in a Florida wrongful death claim?
The amount of damages that may be recoverable in a Florida wrongful death claim
will depend on the specific facts and circumstances of each case. In general, however, some of the most common types of damages that may be available include:
- Medical expenses related to the child’s accidental injuries and death
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of financial support and consortium
- Loss of love, guidance, companionship, care and other benefits provided by the child
- Pain and suffering experienced both before death and during the wrongful death lawsuit process
If you have lost a child due to someone’s negligence or recklessness, contact a wrongful death lawyer at the Law Offices of Jason Turchin today at 800-337-7755 to learn more about your legal options. With our help, you can seek justice and fight to hold the responsible parties accountable for their actions.