Strong Advocates for Families Who Have Lost a Loved One
No family is prepared for the sudden loss of a loved one. But, when the loved one is taken from us in an accident that could have been avoided, it only makes the tragedy that much greater. While your mind may not initially turn to the legal implications of your loved one’s death, it is important that you seek the advice of an attorney who will work to ensure that you receive the justice you deserve.
The Tampa wrongful death lawyers at McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi Guito & Matthews, P.A., provide compassionate, focused representation to the family members of accident victims who have been killed due to the negligence of another person. We know that this is an extremely difficult time for you, and you have our promise to do everything in our power to get you through this ordeal in the most pain-free manner possible.
Understanding the Benefits Provided to Surviving Family Members
After the loss of a loved one, family members are distraught and in a state of shock. The financial impact of the loved one’s death is likely the furthest thing from their minds. But there will be bills to pay and the loss of the loved one often cuts off an essential income stream for the family. Under Florida law, you have the right to seek damages from the parties responsible for your loved one’s death.
Among the benefits provided to surviving family members are the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of future earnings
- Loss of support and services provided by your loved one
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of companionship