What Types of Matters, Incidents, or Accidents in the State of Florida Qualify Under the Florida Wrongful Death Act?


What types of matters, incidents, or accidents in the State of Florida qualify as a wrongful death case? In the State of Florida, children are the tragic and unfortunate victims of negligence and carelessness. When a child dies as a result of the negligence or carelessness of others, the case can be pursued pursuant to the Florida Wrongful Death Act. Chapter 768 of the Florida statutes governs cases pursued under for death of a child caused by the negligence of others. In Florida, there are various kinds of cases that can be pursued for the wrongful death of the child. Cases that may fit under the Florida Wrongful Death Act include the following:

Automobile Accidents;

Bicycle Accidents;

School Bus Accidents;

Trucking Accidents;

Pedestrian Accidents;

Defective Products;

School Related Injuries;

Day Care Center Related Injuries;

Construction Accident;

Slip and Fall Incident;

Medical Malpractice;

Playground Injuries; and

Other Matters.

Generally, a Florida wrongful death act case must be pursued within two years of the death of a child. Because a Florida Wrongful Death case can be quite complicated and confusing, it is often helpful to hire a Florida Child Injury Lawyer for consultation, advice, and legal representation regarding the untimely and preventable death of the child. Most parents dedicate their lives both emotionally and financially to the protection supervision of their children. As parents, we cannot always be present to protect our children. Furthermore, we cannot always protect our children even when we are present with our children. The attorneys at Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. have been representing injured children and their families since 1957. For over 50 years, the attorneys at Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., a law firm based in Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach Florida, have dedicated their time, effort, and resources to the pursuit of cases involving serious injuries and deaths involving children. The book titled The ABCs of Child Injury – Legal Rights of the Injured Child – What Every Parent Should Know – has chapters on Automobile Accidents, School Injuries, Day Care Center Injuries, Damages / Compensation, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

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