Tampa Automobile Accident Attorneys for Cases Involving Wrongful Death
At the law firm of Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa, our automobile accident attorneys see first-hand every day the terrible toll that auto accidents can take. While it’s true in many cases that auto accident victims can recover and move on with their lives, others aren’t so fortunate. In 2010, 2,444 people lost their lives in Florida as a result of an auto accident.* Consider also the many close family members such as mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, and siblings who were impacted by a loved one’s untimely passing. At Clark & Martino, P.A., our automobile accident attorneys represent individuals who may have a valid claim for the “wrongful death” of a loved one.
Typically, a wrongful death claim is initiated by close relatives of the decedent such as a spouse, child, or parent. The goal of a wrongful death claim is to compensate the surviving family members for their loss, shifting the burden to the at-fault party.
Damage awards in a suit for wrongful death can include:
- Loss of support and services
- Loss of decedent’s companionship and affection
- Loss of parental companionship, guidance, and protection
- Medical & funeral expenses
- And more
Contact Clark & Martino, P.A. today to schedule a free, confidential consultation with one of our automobile accident attorneys. In the unfortunate event that you have lost a husband, a wife, a child, or a parent in a serious auto accident, we may be able to help you file a claim for wrongful death and recover compensation.
*According to data compiled by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.