Dealing with the loss of a loved one is among the most difficult challenges one can face. If this unexpected loss came as a result of the wrongful acts of others, it can be exponentially more difficult to cope with.
In addition to dealing with the loss of a loved one, these situations may also present newfound financial burdens that you and your family will need to overcome. At Elstein Legal, a Miami Beach wrongful death attorney will hold reckless parties accountable and work to discover and obtain the compensation you may be entitled to.
What is a Wrongful Death?
The term “wrongful death” refers to a death resulting from negligence or recklessness on the part of an individual or group. Examples of potentially negligent groups include nursing homes, businesses or corporations, or even healthcare centers. Cases for wrongful death can be made when one can prove that an individual or group failed to act reasonably and this resulted in death or severe damages.
Examples of Wrongful Death Cases
Wrongful death cases include a wide variety of occurrences from car accidents to medical malpractice. In the Miami Beach area, the following examples may qualify:
- Dangerous or Defective Products (medical, pharmaceutical, and consumer)
- Medical Malpractice
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Premises Liability Cases
- Workplace Accidents
- Vehicular Accidents
- Violent Crimes
If any of these examples sound like an incident you’ve been involved in, contact Elstein Legal immediately and we can help answer the specific questions surrounding your case. Our experienced team will review your situation to determine if you have grounds to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Miami Beach?
Suppose you choose to file a wrongful death lawsuit in Miami Beach. In this instance, you would need to open a probate with a personal representative (usually a spouse or dependent) who will select the law firm that will handle your affairs. At Elstein Legal, we can help you open your probate and work towards winning your case.
Can Claims Be Filed in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
In wrongful death cases, each dependent is entitled to recover damages in the following areas:
- Loss of current financial support
- Loss of future financial support
- Funeral and bereavement costs
- Mental pain and suffering
Why Choose Elstein Legal to Represent your Case?
Since opening Elstein Legal in 2018, Miami personal injury attorney Brian L. Elstein has recovered millions on behalf of his deserving clients. A cum laude graduate of Nova Southeastern University, Brian Elstein honed his skills early as a member of the Nova Trial Association.
Today, he is recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer in Florida and has been selected to the 2022-2023 Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine – a distinction given to only 2.5% of attorneys in Florida, and named 2022 Best Litigation Attorney by Expertise.com.
Contact Us for a Free Consultation
If you have injuries due to someone else’s negligent behavior, you deserve compensation to help recover from your injuries. At Elstein Legal, we can help you with all aspects of your claim, including going to trial if necessary to ensure you get what you need.
Call us at (305) 299-2835 or contact us today for a free consultation to discuss your case. There is no fee unless we win your case.