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Fatal Car Accidents

Fatal Car Accidents in Tampa

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If a driver of a car is negligent or reckless in some way and causes the death of another person, even when accidental, this may be grounds for the family or the representative of the decedent’s estate to bring a lawsuit against the responsible party. A wrongful death claim may also be brought about in matters involving intentional wrongdoing or professional misconduct that led to a car accident that caused the death of another person.

That is where an experienced attorney can help. With over 20 years of experience in this field and a passion for protecting the rights and interests of accident victims and their families, the Tampa personal injury attorneys at Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law are ready to talk to you about your case and determine how we can best assist you. Contact our firm today!

Why Should I File a Wrongful Death Claim?

When a loved one’s life has tragically been cut short due to the irresponsible and flippant acts of another person, you should not be accountable! Not only is the cost of a funeral expensive, but you also deserve emotional damages for the pain you are currently suffering and will likely suffer into the future.

Some of the damages you can be awarded in a wrongful death suit include:

  • Medical and funeral expenses
  • Mental pain and suffering
  • Loss of support and services
  • Loss of companionship and protection
  • Punitive damages (in limited cases such as drunk driving accidents)

In addition, the estate of the deceased may additionally be entitled to recover the loss of net earnings that would have occurred over their natural lifespan, including interest, and medical and funeral expenses if they apply. While no amount of financial compensation will ever bring back the person you lost, recovering an award can help ease the burden.

Contact Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law!

Nothing compares to the untimely death of a loved one. We will face overwhelming emotional trauma only compounded by the need to deal with funeral arrangements, medical bills and the various legal matters that need to be addressed in these situations. Wondering where to turn if you have lost a child, a parent, a spouse or another loved one in an auto accident?

At Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law, we offer the dedicated representation our clients need in their wrongful death claims. Through our years of experience along with our background in prosecution, our attorneys understand the Florida civil and criminal court systems inside and out. We take on all types of fatal auto accident cases, and it costs nothing to undergo a free case evaluation with an attorney at Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law.

We will fight for your family member’s rights and will work to protect your interests through every step of your claim, allowing you to focus on remembering your lost loved one. You pay nothing unless we win your case. Contact a Tampa wrongful death attorney at our offices today to discuss your case and learn how you can fight for justice!

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