Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Attorneys in Jacksonville, FL

Compassionate Florida personal injury lawyers in Jacksonville, guiding families through a difficult time

A death in the family is never easy, but one that occurs because of a negligent or deliberate act of another is considered a wrongful death. The injustice, carelessness or irresponsibility of the negligent party — and knowing that your loved one would still be with you, had it not been for that carelessness — compounds the grief. Seek compassionate guidance from a wrongful death attorney at Fallgatter & Catlin, P.A.

Wrongful death leaves surviving families to deal with the financial burden of costly medical bills, lost income and funeral expenses in addition to the emotional trauma inflicted by the unnecessary death. While no amount of money can compensate families for their loss, the Florida Wrongful Death Act focuses on shifting these expenses from the survivors to the wrongdoer.

At Fallgatter & Catlin, P.A., our Jacksonville personal injury lawyers represent clients in wrongful death cases. We help them gain closure by holding negligent parties responsible and by recovering compensation to ease financial distress. Dealing with our clients in a compassionate manner, our wrongful death lawyers diligently work to protect their rights, and handle all the legal aspects of filing a wrongful death claim, such as obtaining all the records, speaking to the witnesses, researching the legal issues, presenting compelling arguments and taking the appropriate courses of action to achieve a just resolution.

Under Florida statutes, in a wrongful death case, you are entitled to receive compensation for:

  • Medical/hospital expenses
  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of assets that would have accumulated to the estate
  • Loss of the love, affection, companionship, support and services (spouse’s rights for joint life expectancy)
  • Loss of guidance

Your Jacksonville wrongful death lawyer at Fallgatter & Catlin, P.A. recognizes the stress you face after the avoidable loss of a loved one. Your attorney diligently handles the details so you can focus on working through your loss.

We encourage you to arrange a consultation, at no cost or obligation, with a wrongful death attorney at our firm in Jacksonville. Our staff is pleased to assist you in arranging an appointment. Contact us online or by calling our office at (904) 353-5800.

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