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.

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 a passion …

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 …

Favorable Verdict for Victim of Police Violence

In the Broward Circuit courtroom of Judge J. Cail Lee, a panel of six jurors viewed a videotape of the 1985 shooting death of 47-year-old Herber Harris III. The video showed a member …