Florida Wrongful Death Attorney

The loss of a loved one is difficult under any circumstances. When the death occurs due to the negligence or actions of another, it can be even more difficult for those left behind. Getting fair compensation in Jacksonville, FL, is not always easy with these types of lawsuits, which can add to the stress at this very challenging time.

At Fenderson Law, we realize that a monetary award cannot replace the loved one, but it can be helpful in allowing you to focus on yourself and not worry about financial issues. Our wrongful death attorneys take a compassionate approach to working with surviving family members from our first consultation meeting until the case ends. We provide information on the types of damages applicable to the case as well as to the process and the timeline.

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There are several aspects of a wrongful death lawsuit that our attorneys consider. First, we have to establish that the death occurred due to the negligence or wrongful act of at least one party, but often there are several parties involved in these cases.

There are also specific requirements of Florida courts as to who can file these types of wrongful death lawsuits. This involves a personal representative for the deceased, who may be indicated a Will or through the courts, to file the case. This representative is responsible to the other surviving family members qualifying for the case under the law.

In Jacksonville, FL, contacting our wrongful death lawyers as soon as possible after the tragedy allows us to get started with the case. This involves gathering information and evidence as well as filing the lawsuit within the statute of limitations.