Tampa Wrongful Death Attorney
Have you lost a loved one? We're here for you.
The loss of a loved one is a tragic situation that one may never fully
recover from. Knowing that your parent, child, spouse or other family
member would still be with us today, had another person not been negligent
or reckless, makes the situation unbearable.
The purpose of a wrongful death suit is to provide relief to the surviving
family members of a person who has lost his or her life due to the negligent
conduct of another. The emotional, psychological injury sustained from
the loss of a loved one is immeasurable. There are also financial difficulties
a family may experience, only making the situation worse. By bringing
the responsible party to justice and recovering money for physical, financial
and emotional damages, however, those who have lost a loved one can seek
Florida Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations
In Florida wrongful death cases, special consideration is given to the
statute of limitation, which is generally a two-year period from the date
of the decedent's death. You may have a valid claim and be entitled
to compensation, but keep in mind that a lawsuit must be filed prior to
the expiration of that statute of limitations. As such, a Tampa personal
injury lawyer at our firm should hear your case as soon as possible.
At the end of the day, friends, family, and loved ones have to choose a
law firm that they feel comfortable with, and have confidence in. The
lawyers at Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law are distinguished
former prosecutors and esteemed litigators, with skills and experience
devoted to getting to the root cause of such tragic losses and championing
the rights of the victimized.
Contact a wrongful death lawyer in Tampa for experienced representation if negligence has led to the loss of a