Injured in Fort Walton Beach? At Michles & Booth, You Will Not Be a Victim Twice.

Fort Walton Beach Wrongful Death Attorneys

Advocating for Families Bereft by Negligence

The grief of losing a loved one is unmatched by anything else; the devastation of it can upend your life. When another party’s negligence directly caused your loss, it can be even harder to cope with.

If you have found yourself in these circumstances, we at Michles & Booth would like to extend our deepest condolences to you and your family. Further, our compassionate attorneys are committed to helping you get through this difficult time. We understand it may seem impossible to pursue legal action when you are coping with this loss, which is why we will fight to hold the negligent party accountable on your behalf. While we know nothing can bring your loved one back, you deserve answers and compensation for what has occurred. The negligent party owes you at least that much.

Call (850) 204-4144 today to schedule a free consultation with a caring wrongful death attorney in Fort Walton Beach.

What Is Wrongful Death?

First and foremost, it is important to discuss what qualifies as a wrongful death. Per law, a “wrongful death” is a death caused by the negligence of another party. This includes cases in which the negligence was unintentional.

Several common examples of wrongful deaths include those arising from:

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

In Florida, only the personal representative, or the executor, of the decedent’s estate can file a wrongful death lawsuit. This representative is tasked with representing both the decedent’s estate and their surviving loved ones. Therefore, unlike in other states, the decedent’s surviving loved ones (besides the person designated as the representative) cannot file the wrongful death lawsuit themselves.

Potential Damages to Recover for Wrongful Death

Those impacted by a wrongful death may qualify for damages, including but not limited to:

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral and/or burial expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of support and services
  • Loss of companionship and protection
  • Loss of parental companionship, instruction, guidance

As for the estate, the following damages may be recovered:

  • Lost wages, earnings, benefits, etc.
  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral and/or burial expenses

Compassionate Counsel, Fierce Advocacy

When you are ready to act, our Fort Walton Beach legal team is here to advocate for you. Sadly, the law only grants those impacted by wrongful death a limited time to take legal action. It is best not to wait to contact a trial lawyer to avoid accidentally forfeiting your legal rights.

At Michles & Booth, we are known for our compassionate, one-on-one counsel and our fearless advocacy. Our proven track record of success amounts to millions of dollars in compensation for our clients, as well as some of the top jury verdicts in the state. To better serve you, we work on a contingency fee basis: If we do not win your case, you won’t owe us a dime.

To learn more about your rights, contact a Fort Walton Beach wrongful death lawyer online today.

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