Wrongful Death

Successfully Litigating Florida Wrongful Death Actions

For even the most seasoned personal injury attorneys, it can be sometimes difficult to write about wrongful death cases. Perhaps it is imagining the loss of our own loved ones that troubles us the most. Or, maybe it is our recollection of the anger and pain our clients feel over the negligent or wrongful acts that caused the untimely death of their loved ones. No matter the source of the difficulty, the attorneys at Greenberg Stone & Urbano are acutely aware of the need to step up on behalf of survivors and provide compassionate yet aggressive legal representation. In other words, regardless of the challenges and complexities associated with your case, our attorneys are ready and willing to help you now.

When our team of skilled wrongful death attorneys represents survivors in these types of actions, they take the time necessary to personally meet with all affected family members. Through seeking to discover more about the loss experienced by these individuals, our goal is to give that loss a true voice in the courtroom. Overall, what matters most to our attorneys is helping survivors move on with their lives knowing that justice has truly been served on behalf of the deceased.

Who May Sue In Wrongful Death Cases?

Immediate family members can sue for wrongful death damages, including wives, husbands, children and parents. Damages that a family member may be entitled to receive include medical and funeral expenses, mental anguish, as well as for others that upon the facts of the case (i.e., punitive damages). Speaking with a Florida wrongful death action is highly recommended, as they are in the best position to advise you of all your rights and responsibilities in this regard.

What Is A Wrongful Death Claim?

A claim for wrongful death can be made when a person who dies by reason of the legal fault of another. Each state has its own wrongful death laws. Wrongful death actions stem from a variety of causes such as vehicular accidents, dangerous buildings, medical malpractice and defective consumer/medical products. Both people and businesses may be held legally responsible for negligently or recklessly causing the death of others.

Dedication To Our Clients

Greenberg Stone & Urbano represents clients in wrongful death actions located throughout South Florida. Our attorneys understand just how important it is to maintain a strong connection with clients throughout each step of their wrongful death action, regardless of how long it takes to finalize one's case. For example, Greenberg Stone & Urbano successfully sued Florida Power & Light Company because of a faulty street light that caused an untimely death of an innocent victim. We appealed all the way to the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of the victim's family so that the family members could be fairly and justly compensated for their loss. 10 years later, we won a considerable settlement for the surviving family members — and aided in changing the law in Florida. As this case illustrates, we do work tirelessly to help our clients obtain results.

Our attorney's dedication extends to our entire legal team. We retain a private investigative team, and we have access to a countrywide network of competent medical professionals, accident reconstruction experts, and others that are necessary in presenting testimony about the cause of a fatal accident in a meaningful and persuasive manner. We leave no stone unturned when it comes to representing individuals in personal injury and wrongful death actions, so contact us today to learn more about how we can help you.

Contact Our Miami Wrongful Death Attorneys Today For Your Free Consultation

The South Florida wrongful death attorneys of Greenberg Stone & Urbano have over 130 years of shared experience in successfully litigating wrongful death claims. Our attorneys have been voted "South Florida's Top Rated Lawyers" by the Miami Herald, have been rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell*, and have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers list, designating them as some of the best lawyers in America. Call Greenberg Stone & Urbano today to schedule your free consultation with one of our attorneys — we understand the importance of your case and want to help you take immediate action to fight for your rights. You may contact us through our website or call us at 888-499-9700 or 786-408-8973. Our staff is fully bilingual.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.