Can I file a wrongful death claim for the loss of my husband, even if the other driver wasn’t arrested under a criminal charge?
If a driver’s recklessness and negligence claimed the life of your husband, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim. A driver doesn’t have to be arrested on a criminal charge for you to pursue a civil suit for wrongful death. The only thing that has to be proven is that the… Read More »
My Husband Died From Internal Bleeding Due To The Type Of Medication He Was Taking. Can I Sue For Wrongful Death?
We are deeply saddened for your loss. Most likely you can file a wrongful death lawsuit, but it may depend. The circumstances that surrounded your husband’s death will influence the course of action or legal avenue that you can take. There may be many different parties that could be held liable that include: Pharmaceutical… Read More »
Is My Mother’s Doctor Or Pharmacist Responsible For Her Fatal Overdose?
Doctors and pharmacists have to adhere to a duty of care. When they make medication mistakes, they can be liable for the damages and losses you incurred. If your mother’s overdose was caused because the doctor or pharmacist ordered or filled the wrong dosage of drug, you can seek justice. A doctor could be… Read More »
Was Your Loved One A Victim Of Wrongful Death In Florida Caused By Fire?
Death is never something any of us like to think about, especially death by fire. Unfortunately, home fires are a reality due to defective products found inside our homes. Shockingly, there are so many products in the market that can overheat and cause a fire, and many of these products make their way into… Read More »
My husband was in a coma for a long time and finally died of his injuries. Can I still file a wrongful death claim even though there has been a gap in time since the car crash?
The Law Offices of David Benenfeld is saddened to her of your loss and sends our deepest sympathies. Without discussing the particular lapse in time with you, it is a possibility that you would have a claim for your losses. There are many people who don’t file wrongful death cases right away due to… Read More »
My Son Died While Sleeping, And I Think The Crib Could Have Been Defective. Can I Hold The Manufacturer Responsible For My Son’s Death?
We are so saddened to hear of your devastating loss. Typically, the manufacturer of the product would be responsible. However, because a case of this nature is very serious, it is critical that a lawyer is retained to investigate the incident, gather evidence, and create a case to challenge the manufacturer. Unfortunately, Florida wrongful… Read More »
How Do I Know If My Relative’s House Fire And Death Was Caused By A Defective Product?
We are saddened to hear of your loss and wish you the best during this difficult time. When a home catches on fire, it can be for many different reasons. Sometimes, people leave candles lit or overload an extension cord, causing a fire. However, many house fires are often the result of defective products… Read More »
What Are Some Of The Reasons Wrongful Death In A Nursing Home Would Occur?
There are many problems that can occur at nursing homes that can result in wrongful death. Sadly, many elderly residents die in the very hands of professionals who were supposed to take care of them. While the reasons can vary, nursing home wrongful death in South Florida typically occurs as a result of abuse… Read More »
How Can We Prove A Wrongful Death Claim To Hold The Other Driver Liable?
In order to prove a wrongful death claim and hold someone responsible, there are three things you much prove, including: Establish someone else was at fault and acted negligently. For example, the death of your loved one could have been the result of a drunk driver, poorly designed highway, or defective car. Show that… Read More »
People Think I’m Pursuing A Wrongful Death Lawsuit To Profit From My Loved One’s Death. What Should I Say To Them?
We are saddened to hear of your loved one’s passing, and would like to offer our deepest condolences. In addition, we are sorry to hear you find yourself in this situation. Many people assume that those who pursue lawsuits are just trying to make a fast buck, but what they don’t understand is that… Read More »