Losing a loved one as the consequence of recklessness or negligence that could have been avoided is a terrible trauma for families. At Harrell & Harrell, P.A., we understand how difficult it is to cope not only with the loss, but also the victim’s hospital bills, funeral costs, and other expenses. Our Orange Park wrongful death attorneys are here to help guide you through the process of seeking the settlement you and your family deserve.
When someone else’s careless behavior, unreasonable actions, or negligence causes a death, the victim’s loved ones can protect the legal rights of the deceased and protect their family’s future by promptly taking action and consulting with an experienced wrongful death lawyer.
While no one can anticipate the sudden loss of a husband, wife, mother, father, or child, but when a wrongful death happens, it’s important to understand your options for seeking compensation for damages. In the case of losing a spouse, the surviving spouse is entitled to compensation for the loss of love, companionship, support and the routine services of the deceased.
A minor child, who may be a newborn child or a person in his or her early twenties, may be entitled to compensation for the loss of financial support, routine services, the loss of affection, and the loss of guidance that had been provided by the deceased parent. The deceased person’s estate also has the right to seek compensation to recover the loss of wealth that would have accumulated had the wrongful death not occurred.
Many types of accidents or other incidents involving wrongful conduct can result in the death of a loved one, including:
If you believe that the death of your loved one was due to someone’s negligence or other wrongful actions, we invite you to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with one of the experienced attorneys at Harrell & Harrell, P.A. Please contact us online or call us at 904-251-1111 or 800-251-1111.
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