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.

Parents Lose Son in Post-Collision Car Fire

A jury found General Motors (GM) guilty of negligently designing the fuel tank in a family station wagon that exploded after a low-speed crash. Six people burned, and two died, including a young …

Keyless Cars and Carbon Monoxide Deaths: Who Is Liable?

Pushing a button rather than turning a key to start a car has become the new norm in the auto industry. While starting the engine with just the push of a button can seem …

Fatal accident

Wrongful death is often the result of a catastrophic injury from a car crash. You may be entitled to a wrongful death settlement if a negligent driver is found at fault.

Palm Beach County Leads Nation in Deaths Linked to Keyless Cars

Since 2009, there have been 21 deaths involving cars with keyless ignitions in the United States. Seven of them have occurred in Palm Beach County. Check out this local news …

Creative Lawyering Produces Massive Settlement

Settlement almost always means that the plaintiff compromises the full value of the case. However, thanks to the art of creative lawyering, sometimes a plaintiff can get full justice even when …

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Florida

When the death of a loved one is caused by the wrongful act, neglect, or default of another person or entity, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim in …

Justice for Wrongful Death of South Florida Preacher

The North Broward Hospital District settled a medical malpractice lawsuit after losing its defenses due to discovery violations about the death of a Fort Lauderdale attorney’s father. The North Broward Hospital District …

Careless Driver Kills Pedestrian

A Broward County jury awarded $2 million in a wrongful death verdict after a careless driver hit a pedestrian crossing the street. The victim was a 53-year-old real estate agent from Fort Lauderdale with …

General Motors Found Responsible for Deadly Fire Defect

General Motors Corporation was ordered by a jury to pay $33 million to Robert and Constance McGee, whose 13-year-old son, Shane, was burned to death in their 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser …

Longest Trial in General Motors History

A jury found General Motors (GM) guilty of negligently designing the fuel tank in a family station wagon that exploded after a low-speed crash. Six people burned, and two died, including a young …