Wrongful Death

When a person dies due to the negligence or intentional wrongdoing of another person or entity (like a company), surviving family members may be able to bring forth a wrongful death lawsuit. The purpose of this type of suit is to compensate the survivors for financial, emotional, and intangible losses that stem from the death.

Featured on the Today Show - John Uustal Discusses Boat-Related Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, a Lethal Threat

Did you know that carbon monoxide can be a lethal danger even out on the open water? Ally Sidloski was perfectly healthy when she went out for a day of boating. In fact …

John Uustal Interviewed by South Florida Business Journal Following Champlain Towers Tragedy

As Miami-Dade County State Attorney prepares a grand jury investigation into the Surfside condo collapse, South Florida Business Journal Senior Reporter interviewed attorney John Uustal of Kelley | Uustal Trial Attorneys …

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Death Sentence Vacated Due to Possible Juror Bias

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit vacated Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhorkar Tsarnaev’s death sentence due to a trial judge not properly vetting a juror for possible …

‘It Was Very Personal’: South Florida Attorney Secures $1 Million Settlement Over Childhood Friend’s Murder

Josiah Graham of Kelley | Uustal in Fort Lauderdale is no stranger to negligent security lawsuits. But this one really hit a nerve, as it involved a childhood friend murdered outside his Lauderhill apartment complex. …

NBC 6 Interviews Family of Jeffrey J. Brown and K|U Attorney Josiah Graham

NBC 6 News sits with Kelley | Uustal attorney Josiah Graham and the family of Jeffrey J. Brown, 31, who was tragically killed outside one of the condo buildings just before …

Kelley | Uustal Attorneys Secure $1 Million for Family of Man Fatally Shot on Father’s Day 2019

Kelley | Uustal attorneys Todd Falzone and Josiah Graham have obtained a $1 million settlement against Circle One Condominium, Inc. and Benchmark Property Management, Inc. in the shooting death of …

“I’ve been injured on my friend’s property; should I really sue my friend?”

This is a dilemma many seriously injured clients find themselves in. You’ve been seriously injured on your friend’s property, not intentionally, but because your friend was careless in upkeeping their home. And …

Negligent Security - “My family member was seriously wounded or killed at an apartment complex. What are my rights?”

Prior to becoming a lawyer, I lost several friends due to gun violence in their communities. Many of these victims were shot and killed in the place they should have felt most …

Negligent Security - “My friend was killed inside of a bar; is the bar owner responsible?”

As a teenager, I frequented a popular urban nightclub named “Trends.” Though it sounds silly to admit now, every time I went there, I feared that I could be stabbed or shot inside that club. It …

Complications of CO Lawsuits

Carbon monoxide – the “silent killer” – kills or injures thousands of people in the United States every year.  Being colorless, odorless and tasteless makes it largely undetectable and particularly …