What Type Of Financial Recovery Can I Expect To Receive Following The Death Of My Wife After A Drunk Driver Hit And Killed Her While She Was Riding Her Bike?
When someone’s negligence or wrongful actions causes the death of another, the victim’s family can pursue a wrongful death lawsuit in Florida. There are two types of damages that families of victims can collect including economic and non-economic damages.
Economic damages include compensation for hospital bills, medical treatment, and other medical expenses related to the death. Additionally, families of the deceased can also collect for lost income, future lost wages, loss of a pension plan, loss of medical insurance benefits, and loss of other benefits. Victims’ families can also collect for funeral and burial expenses.
Non-economic damages can also be obtained to cover the loss of love, loss of companionship, pain and suffering, and mental anguish. Because it is difficult to know the value of non-economic damages, families of victims need to speak with an experienced accident attorney to pursue maximum damages following a deadly bike accident in South Florida.
At the Law Offices of David Benenfeld, we can help you build a strong case so that you can recover both economic and non-economic damages following your wife’s tragic death. Call us to speak with an experienced and caring Florida accident injury lawyer in a free consultation today at 954-677-0155.