Sumter County Wrongful Death Lawyers
A Sumter County, Florida Wrongful Death may have occurred if an avoidable death is caused, be it direct or proximate, as the result of another's actions, or their failure to act. A lawsuit or claim can be brought against a driver of a vehicle, owner of a car, truck, motorcycle, boat, ship, airplane etc. or the business who was responsible that day. Family members of the deceased may be able to collect money damages; including pain and suffering, lost income, mental anguish, medical bills, burial expenses and other costs with the help of an experienced wrongful death attorney. Under most statutes, the immediate family members are allowed to file suit.The Bushnell, Florida Lawyers at Whittel & Melton are ready to help.
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The term "wrongful death" is a legal word for an individuals passing due to the negligence of another. The claim or lawsuit is not actually brought on behalf of the deceased but rather by those surviving him or her. Commonly, the Personal Representative will be the named plaintiff, for any damages suffered by wives, daughters, sisters, husbands, sons, brothers, parents or even financially dependents.The Villages, FL Accidental Death Attorneys
Sumter County cases for Wrongful Death can include :
- Motor Vehicle Accidents (cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, boats, cruise ships, etc.)
- Slip and Fall or Premises Liability Claims
- Nursing Home Negligence
- Airplane, Helicopter or Pilot Negligence
- Workplace Accidents and Injuries - ex. Electrocution, Falls, Roadway Construction
If you have already spoken to an Insurance representative...It's Ok, its not too late. Insurance companies will often offer pennies on the dollar to unsophisticated future plaintiffs. During out tenure as Wrongful Death attorneys in Florida, we have run across situations where Insurance companies will send their representative over in the company car, with flowers in one hand and a check for far beneath the real value of a case.
You don't need to fall victim to those types of tactics. Allow our firm to take control of the situation and dictate to the insurance company what you will or will not accept, not the other way around!
If your family has suffered a wrongful death in Sumter County, Florida or in the surrounding areas, contact our Bushnell Office immediately! 352-793-9330. We handle cases throughout Florida, including Sumter County, in communities like Bushnell, The Villages, Webster, Wildwood and Sumterville.