FORT LAUDERDALE VEHICULAR HOMICIDE LAWYER
When a loved one passes away due to the negligence of another, our firm is empathetic and understanding of the significant emotional and financial impact it has on a family. In many ways, there is no more substantial loss. Such losses are devastating to the entire family. We understand the steps that need to implement and will do so carefully and compassionately. We also go to great lengths to ensure that your privacy is respected.
Many choose to initially wait until after their loved one’s arrangements are completed to contact us initially. We believe that it is a significant mistake. We cannot overstate the need for you to contact us immediately after the loss. We regularly begin representing grieving families within 24 of the accident. Early investigation allows us to secure critical evidence and begin our accident investigation immediately. We will travel to you, whether by car or by plane to meet with you as soon as possible.
Over our years of experience, we know that it is essential that we become involved as soon as possible. Potential defendants are conscious of the accident resulting in your loved one’s death and will send investigators to the scene of the crash immediately. Will we contact potential witnesses and obtain necessary statements. Our accident investigators will secure evidence, such as vehicles involved, and photograph the scene. Newer vehicles may have computer data available for download. Prompt Examination of critical evidence is necessary. In many cases, we have established the exact details of the accident with the help of data downloaded.
The place in which the accident took place can quickly change due to weather, traffic, wear, or from disturbance of police and other third parties. Evidence can also erode or be sequestered. Time is of the essence – the sooner we’re able to get involved and help, the better.
Families that have lost a loved one experience immeasurable grief, and we understand that we have a solemn responsibility. Your needs are serious. You can expect treatment with respect and understanding, and we will be as helpful as we possibly can be to you; legally and emotionally.
Under Florida state law, families that have lost a loved one may be entitled to recovery of both non-economic and economic damages. We can help you and your family recover the costs incurred.
Pain and suffering are non-economic damages recoverable by loved ones for loss of a relationship or companionship had the death not happened. Pain and suffering for wrongful death can be significant, as they should be.
Florida law defines which family members may have legal claims related to wrongful death, and we will decipher and explain all pertinent laws to you. The devastation that one experiences when they lose a husband, wife, father, mother, child, or any family member is indescribable and hard to express adequately. We are Fort Lauderdale and Florida wrongful death attorneys and understand how to educate and inform the jury of the full extent of the loss. Commonly, expert witnesses will assist in this process. We will help guide your family through this challenging time and will to use our best efforts to support the jury in understanding how this loss has devastated the family. We want full compensation awarded for your family.
Economic damages are also potentially recoverable in wrongful death claims to include medical bills incurred before passing. Additionally, other pertinent financial losses, which include, but are not limited to loss of earnings and benefits that the deceased would have accumulated during their lifetime. Like non-economic damages, economic damages tend to be quite significant as well, reasonably so. Our legal team will document these loses and employ expert economists to quantify these specific losses to the jury. Monetary damages pale in comparison to the emotional, non-economic scars that the family suffers for the rest of their life. However, documentation must be in place and pursued so that the jury will award full damages.
We know that no amount of money will bring back someone that you’ve lost; however, it can help with the financial end of things. The monetary value attached to wrongful death claims is potentially very high, and juries regularly award millions of dollars for these losses.
Having a qualified legal help on your side with experience to choose witnesses correctly and sequencing of witnesses adds to the success of most wrongful death cases. Let us help you and your family through this process and begin your healing process. Here at KWBR, we will coordinate every aspect of your wrongful death case to explain the gravity of the loss to the jury clearly.
The deceased cannot provide testimony about the details of the accident and the pertinent information surrounding the accident. We will utilize as necessary, the statements of anyone who was an eyewitness to the crash. We will also hire experts that can reconstruct the accident to prove liability.
We also utilize photographs, professionally prepared diagrams, and videos that serve as a tool to maximize the value of the case as much as possible. Proper preparation helps the jury clearly understand the losses that the family has and will suffer — the experts that work with us, and for you, work just as hard as we do. We try to bring your loved one back in a sense, so the jury is aware of the gravity and impact, and, as a result, award proper compensation.
Even in the most complex of cases, we have well-equipped resources and experience to seek justice on behalf of our clients. Our experienced Fort Lauderdale and Florida wrongful death attorneys average have more than 30 years of experience. Our attorneys will devote the time and energy that it takes to deliver your family’s successful results.
Through our years of practice, we have gained a plethora of knowledge and experience in handling complex forms of litigation. We have dealt with a broad range of wrongful death cases. We have the expertise to handle:
-Accidents caused by defective drug; medicine or product
-Accidents caused by a defective vehicle or vehicle part
-Any accident resulting in a fatality
The firm of KWBR has handled many catastrophic losses over our many years of service. We understand the uniqueness of each case and the circumstances surrounding the accident. Rest assured that your case and your family will receive treatment with the utmost understanding and respect. We will spare no expense in our pursuit of justice for your loved one. No stone will be left unturned in preparing your case which the goal to ensure the maximum recovery possible.
If you’re seeking legal help for the loss of a loved one, we would be honored to help you and yours. Remember, as, with an accident, it is imperative to seek legal help before speaking with any insurance company. Contact the expert Fort Lauderdale wrongful death attorneys of Katzman, Wasserman, Bennardini, and Rubinstein for your free consultation and case evaluation. We will come to wherever and whenever it is convenient for you. Do not delay calling us. We regularly speak with clients after hours and on the weekend. We understand your time of need is now. We will take all necessary steps to help alleviate whatever burdens we can. Let Jay help. Let us help.