St. Augustine and St. Johns, Flager, Clay, Putnam

County Wrongful Death Attorneys

News that a close loved one has passed away due to a fatal accident can devastate a family – both financially and emotionally. This type of loss can cause many struggles and leave you wanting a sense of justice. If someone else was responsible for causing the fatal incident, the law also holds that party responsible for the losses stemming from the death.

If you believe that you might have a wrongful death claim, you should not wait to discuss the matter with an experienced wrongful death lawyer serving all of St. Johns County. Contact our compassionate legal team for a case evaluation today.

Wrongful Death Claims in Florida

The first requirement for a wrongful death lawsuit is that the death occurred due to someone else’s negligence, default, breach of contract, or intentionally wrongful act. Some common causes of wrongful death include:

  • Traffic accidents
  • Accidents from property hazards
  • Boat accidents
  • Dog bites and attacks
  • Violence

Once you determine that the death was wrongful under the law, you might be able to file a claim if you are:

  • The surviving spouse
  • Child, including adopted and adult children
  • Parent
  • A sibling or blood relative who was dependant on the deceased

A successful wrongful death claim allows family members to recover for their many losses, including medical and funeral expenses, lost support and services, emotional pain and suffering (for the death of a child), and more. The estate can also seek additional damages in many cases.

Our Wrongful Death Lawyers in St. Augustine and St. Johns County are Ready to Help

At Naples & Spence, Attorneys at Law, our wrongful death lawyers are proud to represent families after a tragic loss and help them recover for their losses. We are here to help, so please contact us online or call 904.657.7117 for more information today.