Wrongful Death

Receiving news of a loved one's death is never easy to bear, but when that passing comes unexpectedly as a consequence of another party's negligent or reckless actions, the trauma can be amplified considerably. Depending upon your relationship to the deceased, the effects may extend far beyond the surely intense emotional pain. The loss of a spouse who was the primary wage earner for your home can leave you without your beloved companion and unable to keep pace with financial obligations, including your mortgage, utility bills and other necessities.

While prevailing in a wrongful death lawsuit against the person or entity responsible for your loved one's death may seem like a hollow victory, the reality is that it may be the best or only way to ensure that you have the financial resources you need to cope with the painful adjustments you must make.

At Salpeter Gitkin LLP, we are prepared to bring our proven approach to maximizing our clients' compensation to help you address all legal details. In these cases, our injury attorneys' approach is marked by compassion and empathy as we understand the overwhelming grief wrongful death cases cause.

We will do everything we can to obtain compensation for:

  • Medical services
  • Memorial and burial expenses
  • Injury to the deceased
  • Family suffering
  • Punitive damages
  • Pecuniary damages

There are many other possible causes for action, but it is important that you are fully aware of your legal rights so that you can make the best choice for your family regarding any such issues. We are passionately committed to helping our clients prepare for the difficult road ahead as they adapt to life without a loved one taken too soon. Contact the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, fatal accident injury lawyers of Salpeter Gitkin LLP at 800-675-4128 to learn more.