Losing a loved one is never easy. The pain and grief are compounded when their injuries were the result of negligent action or reckless behavior of another party. If you lost a loved one in an accident, you may be able to recover damages through a Vero Beach wrongful death claim. Compensation cannot bring your loved one home, but it may protect your family’s financial future and hold the at-fault party liable for their part in your loved one’s death.
Types of Wrongful Death Cases Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers Take On
You may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim if negligent actions on the part of another party resulted in your loved one’s death, for example if your loved one suffered fatal side effects from a prescription drug that the pharmaceutical company failed to disclose or if the faulty design of a safety harness causing fatal injury.
Our wrongful death legal team fights for the rights of families every day. We take on all types of wrongful death claims, including those involving:
- Faulty equipment
- Prescription medication
- Car accidents
- Construction accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Birth injuries
- Dangerous design of automobiles
- Workplace accidents
- Defective products
If you lost a loved one due to negligence, we can help. Even if you are unsure if you have a case, your Vero Beach wrongful death lawyer with Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers can help. Our personal injury firm offers Vero Beach victims a free consultation to help you understand your rights. Call us today at 772-360-4210.
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How Our Team Can Help with Your Vero Beach Wrongful Death Claim
After the loss of a loved one, you may be grief-stricken, emotionally overwhelmed, and unsure about how you will survive financially. We can help you through this incredibly difficult time. Our services to you include:
Researching Your Claim
In order to recover damages, we must show the at-fault party is to blame for your loved one’s death. We will start by gathering evidence and researching the details of the accident. We may gather traffic reports, medical bills, testing, video recordings, and other physical evidence. Our team may also consult with accident reconstruction specialists or other experts to build a strong case.
Next, we will use the evidence gathered to establish who is to blame for the loss of your loved ones. There may be several at-fault parties, and we need to show how the actions of those parties resulted in a tragic loss of life.
Filing a Vero Beach Wrongful Death Claim
Once we have built a strong case, our team will file a claim, usually with that at-fault party’s insurance company. In some cases, the insurance company will do the right thing and settle. In other cases, we may need to pursue compensation in court.
Fighting For Your Rights in a Vero Beach Court
If the party or their insurance company is unwilling to settle out of court, we will put our legal experience to work representing you in a court of law.
Damages You May Recover in a Vero Beach Wrongful Death Claim
The damages available in your Vero Beach wrongful death claim will vary based on your unique situation. In Florida, the spouse, children, parents, or any blood relative who relied on the victim for support or services may file a wrongful death claim.
Details that may impact your compensation include the amount of medical bills your loved one accrued before their death, their age, their salary, and a number of other details.
The damages available in a Vero Beach wrongful death case may include:
- Medical costs that accrued before the victim’s death
- Personal property damaged in the accident, for example, a vehicle or home damaged in the accident
- Burial, cremation, and funeral expenses
- Pain and suffering your loved one experienced before their death
- The emotional pain you suffer over the loss of your loved one
- Loss of companionship of the victim
- Loss of future income the victim may have earned throughout their life
To understand the amount of damages you may recover in your Vero Beach wrongful death claim, speak with a wrongful death lawyer.
Statue of Limitations in Vero Beach Wrongful Death Claims
The state of Florida gives all Vero Beach accident victims two years from the date of the accident to file a wrongful death case in court.
If you think you may have a wrongful death claim, do not wait to seek legal guidance. Your legal team needs time to research, gather evidence, and build a case.
Contact a Vero Beach Wrongful Death Lawyer Today
The loss of a loved one is always tragic. When that loss could have been prevented, the grief and anger can be overwhelming. We understand the emotional impact the loss of a loved one can have. Let us help you navigate this legal process.
No two wrongful death cases are alike, which is why you want a lawyer who is willing to listen and provides personalized, individualized legal guidance. When you choose Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers, you get personalized, one-on-one legal help. You will work directly with Jason and Debi Chalik, not with a less experienced associate.
Our compassionate team of legal professionals is here to fight for the compensation you deserve. Call us today for a free Vero Beach wrongful death case review at 772-360-4210.