West Palm Beach, Florida Accident AttorneyFlorida medical malpractice appeals attorneys recognize that cases aren't necessarily over just because the trial is. Even with cases that end in pre-trial settlement, that may not always be the last word. The specific law in question (which our West Palm Beach wrongful Car Accident Lawyer death lawyers can explain has been in place for nearly three decades) is F.S. 768.21 Its effect is that if a person dies as a result of suspected medical malpractice, there will be no recourse if the patient was unmarried, over the age of 25 or had no minor children.
When you decide to work with us, you'll be retaining a personal injury attorney who will work assiduously to safeguard your rights, intercept bill collectors and insurance company representatives, and secure the compensation you need to move forward with your life.
In the years that followed, we've won numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements, in matters including medical malpractice, auto accidents, products liability, drug litigation, commercial litigation and other mass tort and personal injury matters.
Under Florida Statutes section 768.19, when someone's death is caused by another party's wrongful act, negligence, default, or contractual breach, the decedent's estate can sue in civil court for wrongful death The personal representative of the estate is supposed to file the case.
In a personal injury claim, Florida law allows the injured person to recover medical and related expenses, lost wages and damages such as permanent disability or disfigurement; inconvenience; loss of family support and services; and the capacity to enjoy life, as well as emotional damages such as pain and suffering.
Permanent injuries under Florida Statute section 627.737 include the permanent, significant loss of an important bodily function, a permanent injury within a reasonable degree of medical probability, some permanent, significant scarring or disfigurement, or death.
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