Attorney E. David Maxwell has been helping individuals and families for 49 years. In his practice, he helps people who have become victims through no fault of their own because of the negligence of someone else.
When someone dies because of the actions of someone else, this is a wrongful death. Whether caused by negligence, recklessness or a deliberate act, those left behind may be able to seek damages.
If you have had a loved one die in this type of situation, you are going through a lot emotionally and financially. This is the time in your life when you most need to be treated with dignity and respect.
Those left behind are victims too
When your loved one dies because of someone else’s negligence, you suffer too. You and others may have depended on your loved one for financial assistance, and may have been counting on getting that continued support for years.
The law allows spouses, children and parents to recover damages in a wrongful death suit. It is unfair that you can no longer be with your loved one, and financial compensation is the only measure under the law that can help. .
What you can recover
- Emotional suffering
- Financial support
- Lost parental guidance, instruction and support
- Medical expenses (if paid by a survivor)
- Funeral expenses (if paid by a survivor)
- Property damages
Why you should seek justice
Florida Wrongful Death Attorney E. David Maxwell knows that you will never feel fully compensated for the loss of your loved one. But when those who caused you harm are forced to compensate you, they may be less likely to cause such harms in the future.
You could be saving someone else a similar heartache. The judgment in your favor can serve as a warning to others.
You should also seek justice simply because you deserve it. It is no substitute for getting to spend more time with your loved one, but a judgment in your favor can provide monetary support you really need. Your loved one would want you to have what you need.
If you need help
Wrongful Death Attorney E. David Maxwell wants to provide every client with the best legal services in an efficient but caring manner.
If you have any questions, E David Maxwell, Attorney at Law will be happy to discuss how he can help you.