Wrongful death claims arise when a person is killed as a result of the negligence of another and can be brought by surviving family members meeting specific criteria under Florida law. Every year, thousands of people in the United States are killed due to another's negligence. Drownings currently are the number-one cause of death in Florida of young children. Metnick, Levy, & Dyson are skilled at sensitively assisting grieving family members with wrongful death claims arising from any type of accident. Damages in these types of cases may include mental pain and suffering, loss of companionship, and loss of financial support. In recent years, the firm has been successful in obtaining a $3.1 million jury verdict for the family of an elderly woman who cut off a cement mixer and was charged with the accident. The firm also recovered over $1.3 million for the families of two teenage boys who were killed in single-car automobile accident where the driver was inexperienced and was speeding.
The firm has the experience, tenacity, and resources to fully evaluate, investigate, and prosecute each case. While we realize that no amount of compensation can bring back a lost life, our mission is to seek truth and justice for your family, and to obtain full value and compensation for your loss. [ See Case Results ]