Wrongful Death Claims

Injury Attorney Serving Daytona Beach, FL

There is nothing more painful than the loss of a loved one. When someone passes away on account of another person's negligence, it may considered wrongful death. Anyone affected by such an incident has the right to seek compensation. If you have recently suffered the loss of a close relative or supporter, our Daytona Beach personal injury attorneys can help you file a wrongful death claim. Contact Buckmaster & Ellzey for qualified guidance in this difficult matter.

Can I file for wrongful death?

A wrongful death is any loss of life that is considered the legal fault of another person. For example, someone who violates traffic laws and causes an accident may be liable for a wrongful death claim. Of course, liability extends well beyond traffic laws to anyone who owned, designed, manufactured, enabled, or neglected a cause of death.

You can file a claim if you suffer damages on account of a wrongful death. In Florida, persons associated with the deceased who are able to file such claims include:

  • Children
  • Spouse
  • Parents
  • Dependents (including beneficiaries)

If you meet any of these qualifications, and if the fault of death can be attributed to another party, you may be eligible to receive compensation for mental suffering, medical and/or funeral expenses, lost support and services, lost companionship and other damages.

Contact Us Today

Unfortunately, there is only a short time during which you can file a wrongful death claim. You must act promptly to ensure that you receive the restitution you deserve. Our attorneys have an intimate knowledge of Florida's legal system and can help you file your claim in a timely fashion. In addition, we can take the appropriate angle to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation available for your loss.

We at Buckmaster & Ellzey understand the difficulty you are facing and will work to ensure that the legal process is as smooth and as beneficial as possible. Do not hesitate to contact a Daytona Beach attorney from our firm for assistance with your wrongful death claim. To learn more, call (888) 785-6548 or visit our office today.