Any death of a family member can be traumatic, but it can be especially tragic when the death could have been avoided. If another party’s negligence caused an accident that resulted in the death of your loved one, you may be able to recover compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit.
At Bogin, Munns & Munns, we assist clients with wrongful death insurance claims, settlement negotiations, and lawsuits. A Clermont wrongful death lawyer from our firm may be able to help you recover compensation for your funeral and burial costs, loss of income, and more.
Call (352) 243-8981 today for a free consultation on your case with a representative of Bogin, Munns & Munns. We may be able to represent you on a contingency-fee-basis with no up-front payments required.
When Wrongful Death Occurs
If negligence on another party’s part led to the death of your loved one, they may be liable for your damages. A wrongful death of your loved one can occur in a variety of situations. These may include:
- Car, truck, and motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Boating accidents
- Negligent security
- Slip and fall accidents
- Product liability
- Medical malpractice
Bogin, Munns & Munns can investigate your loved one’s accident and identify the liable party when we represent you. Whether the responsible party is a driver, a property owner, a hospital, or a corporation, our firm can take legal action against whoever may be liable for your loss.
To consult with an experienced wrongful death lawyer serving Clermont, call 855-686-6752
Damages in a Wrongful Death Case
Depending on the nature of your case, your relationship to the deceased, and other factors, the following damages may be available in a wrongful death case:
- Medical costs: if a loved one had to be hospitalized before they passed away, you may be left with a large hospital bill. These medical expenses may be recoverable damages in a wrongful death lawsuit.
- Funeral expenses: it can be expensive to hold a funeral for a loved one. A wrongful death settlement may cover these costs as well.
- Loss of income and family support: if your loved one contributed to the household with their wages, their sudden death can create financial hardships. You may be able to pursue damages that compensate you for the income that your loved one had previously provided.
- Pain and suffering: this non-economic damage may be available to certain family members in a wrongful death lawsuit.
Bogin, Munns & Munns can help you identify your damages and assign a value to them when we represent you.
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Who May Be Entitled to Wrongful Death Damages in Florida
Florida Statutes §768.21 indicates what family members may be able to recover compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit. This includes:
This law also indicates what types of damages may be available to each family member depending on their relationship with the deceased.
To learn more about your ability to file a wrongful death lawsuit in a free consultation with a member of our team, call Bogin, Munns & Munns today at (352) 243-8981.
How Bogin, Munns & Munns Can Assist You
If you qualify, a Clermont wrongful death lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns can fight for compensation on your behalf. We may be able to handle all aspects of your case while you focus on your family. Our services may include:
Handling All Communications for You
You may not wish to talk to insurance companies or other lawyers about your loved one’s death. Bogin, Munns & Munns can do all of this communication on your behalf and keep you updated on any changes to your case.
Identifying Liable Parties
Bogin, Munns & Munns can investigate your accident to determine what other parties were negligent and how they may be liable for the wrongful death of your loved one. Depending on the nature of your case, there may be multiple liable parties.
Bogin, Munns & Munns can gather evidence to demonstrate the responsible party’s liability. This may include photos or videos from the scene of the accident, witness statements, and testimony from accident reconstruction or medical experts.
In addition to evidence of liability, Bogin, Munns & Munns can collect evidence of your damages and their value.
Filing Your Lawsuit within the Applicable Deadlines
In Florida, Florida Statutes §95.11 imposes a general two-year statute of limitations on wrongful death lawsuits. Failure to take legal action within the time limit that applies to your case could mean that you lose your right to sue.
Bogin, Munns & Munns can handle the paperwork and deadlines in your case and ensure that your case is filed within the appropriate statute of limitations.
Fighting for Compensation on Your Behalf
Bogin, Munns & Munns can negotiate with the responsible party’s insurance company for a settlement. If we do not receive a fair settlement offer, we can take your case to trial.
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Contact Bogin, Munns & Munns for a Free Consultation Today
If another party’s negligence caused or contributed to the death of your loved one, you do not have to face the insurance claim or legal process on your own. A Clermont wrongful death lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns may be able to fight for compensation for you and your family.
For a free consultation on your case with a member of our team, call Bogin, Munns & Munns today at (352) 243-8981. We can discuss your loved one’s accident, your legal options, and our services during this call.
If you qualify, we may be able to offer you representation on a contingency-fee-basis, where you have no obligation to pay us attorney fees unless and until you recover compensation via a settlement offer or court award.