Under Florida law, a wrongful death occurs when a person or entity causes another person's death by a "wrongful act, negligence, default, or breach of contract or warranty." (Fla. Stat. § 768.19 (2021). The negligent act can be the result of a car accident, medical malpractice, or even in the commission of a crime. At Knight Law, we know that losing a loved one is a very painful experience. We have experienced attorneys ready to guide you on how to proceed in pursuing legal action to seek the appropriate justice for your loss.
Florida law, requires the personal representative (sometimes called an "executor") of the deceased person's estate to file a wrongful death claim. (Fla. Stat. § 768. 20 (2021). The Personal Representative acts on behalf of the deceased's family.
Like other types of lawsuits, wrongful death claims must be filed within a certain period of time, set by a law called a "statute of limitations." In Florida, the statute of limitations for most wrongful death lawsuits is two years from the date of the person's death. Knight Law professionals are ready to guide and assist you with your potential lawsuit in seeking justice for your loss.
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