Wrongful Death in Florida: Valuing the Loss of Life

When a loved one dies unexpectedly, it is often devastating for those left behind. The situation is made even worse if the death was caused by negligence or an accident. The good news is, that the Florida Wrongful Death Act, which is a state law, ensures that the surviving family members who qualify have a way to obtain compensation for the loss they have suffered. Read More

Millennials Considered Most Dangerous Drivers on Roads in Florida

According to information in a recent study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the most dangerous group of drivers on Florida’s roadways is millennials. While it isn’t a huge surprise, the reason many of these 19 to 24-year old drivers cause such a large number of accidents is because they are regularly texting and distracted in other ways while behind the wheel. Read More

Bad Roads a Leading Cause of Pedestrian Deaths

Florida is at the top of another list. Unfortunately, this time the list isn’t great news for pedestrians. According to information in a recent study, Florida has been named as the state with the highest number of pedestrian wrongful deaths due to car accidents in the United States. Surprisingly, pedestrians in Parkland, Pembroke Pines and Fort Lauderdale are four times more likely to die because of a car accident than in places like New York or Boston. Read More

Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Florida

If a member of your family in Florida has died because of the negligence, or intentional conduct, of a third party, you may be able to pursue what is called a wrongful death lawsuit. There are some essential elements associated with this type of legal proceeding that you need to understand up front in considering what course of action to take. Read More