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Wrongful Death Attorney
The tragic and unexpected death of a loved one, due to someone’s negligence, often leads to feelings of guilt, loneliness, despair and uncertainty. These overwhelming emotions may be further complicated by a corresponding loss of financial support, household services, and guidance. The Florida law recognizes the extraordinary impact of such a loss and provides a legal remedy for the family members of the deceased.
The Orlando wrongful death attorney at the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., provides experienced legal counseling to individuals that have suffered the loss of a family member. Mr. Barszcz and his staff have successfully represented many clients in wrongful death claims due to auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents and medical malpractice. Mr. Barszcz personally handles cases and relies upon his unique background in medicine and law to inform and represent his clients. The legal professionals at the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., in Winter Park, Florida, are committed to offer legal counseling with honesty, experience and compassion during this difficult time.
We seek to create, develop and maintain close professional relationships with each client. The attorneys and support staff are responsive to our clients’ emotions, questions and concerns. We focus on honestly and aggressively protecting the interests of injured people and their families. We will diligently seek justice on your behalf and attempt to recover all reasonable compensation permitted by law.
Both a Doctor and a Lawyer
Our legal team understands that no amount of money will ever bring back your loved one or ease your pain. We know that the financial and emotional strain of losing your partner, parent, sibling, or child is devastating and unimaginable. We will offer you honest, professional and experienced legal counseling to seek justice and recover all compensation allowed by Florida law. If your loved one died due to someone else’s negligence, you may contact the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., for a free consultation to discuss your legal rights with our wrongful death attorney.
Legal Definition and Compensation
The term “wrongful death” refers to the claims of a spouse, children, parents and some financially dependent children when negligent, reckless, or unreasonable conduct has caused the death of a family member.
The experienced attorneys at the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., will counsel you regarding your legal rights and the potential elements of recovery. The laws in Florida outline the following types of economic and non-economic damages that a survivor may be awarded in a wrongful death claim:
- Each survivor may recover the value of lost support and services, past and future
- The surviving spouse may recover for loss of the decedent’s companionship and protection and for mental pain and suffering
- Minor children of the decedent, and all children of the decedent if there is no surviving spouse, may recover for lost parental companionship, instruction, and guidance and for mental pain and suffering (adult children shall not recover in medical negligence claims)
- Each parent of a deceased minor child may recover for mental pain and suffering
- Each parent of an adult child may recover for mental pain and suffering if there are no other survivors (parents of an adult child shall not recover in medical negligence claims)
- Medical or funeral expenses
- Loss of the prospective net accumulations of an estate
The attorneys and legal professionals at the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., strive to serve each person with the professionalism that they would expect to receive as a client. Mr. Barszcz originally created, and continues to maintain, a small law firm to establish close professional relationships with each client. Mr. Barszcz and his staff are dedicated to honestly, diligently and aggressively protecting the interests of injured people and their families.
If you live in the Orlando, Florida area or anywhere in the state of Florida, and have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you may contact the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., by phone or email to schedule a free consultation. Florida wrongful death attorney, Mr. Barszcz and his compassionate, skilled, legal team will diligently represent you and seek to obtain the justice you deserve.