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A death in the family can be a terrible event. If you believe that your loved one died as the result of the negligence or recklessness of another person, you may be able to recover compensation with the help of one of our Orlando wrongful death lawyers.
What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?
Unlike criminal charges, a wrongful death claim does not aim to punish the person responsible for the wrongful death. Wrongful death claims provide the family of the decedent with compensation for their losses.
Through a wrongful death claim, you can recover both economic and non-economic losses that you have suffered as a result of the wrongful death in your family, including:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of income
- Loss of anticipated earnings
- General damages
- Loss of inheritance
- Loss of benefits
Experienced Wrongful Death Attorneys
We have helped many families handle wrongful death claims that have resulted from incidents such as:
- Auto accidents
- Truck accidents
- Boating accidents
- Aviation accidents and plane crashes
- Motorcycle accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Surgical error
- Defective products
- Nursing home abuse or neglect
- Construction accidents
- Inadequate security resulting in criminal attacks
- Property owner negligence
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When a person dies as a result of negligence, it is up to their immediate family to file the wrongful death claim. If your loved one has passed away in Orlando or anywhere in Florida and you would like to file a wrongful death claim, please contact Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter by completing our online questionnaire or calling (855) 880-4741 for a free case review.