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Do you need wrongful death lawyers in Florida? If you lost a loved one due to the negligence of another, Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne, P.A. can help you file a wrongful death claim against the responsible parties.

When Should You See An Attorney For Wrongful Death?

When someone close to you passes away, it is an extremely difficult and emotional time. During these times, you need to be around people who care. Not only do the wrongful death attorneys at Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne care, but we will assist you in pursuing your wrongful death claim vigorously and ensure you receive the justice you deserve.

We offer contingent fee contracts, so charge no fees or costs unless we win your case. If you cannot meet us in our office, we can visit you at home, in the hospital, or at a nursing home. 

What Is Meant By Wrongful Death?

In Florida, wrongful death happens when an entity or person causes another person’s death by a “wrongful act, negligence, default, or breach of contract or warranty….”. It can be as a result of –

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  • A defective product
  • An intentional act

Is Wrongful Death The Same As Murder?

Murder is a criminal matter, and the person committing the felony can receive a fine, probation, or go to jail. The accused’s guilt must also be proved “beyond a reasonable doubt”. A wrongful death case is a civil lawsuit where a wrongful death attorney from Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne will sue for financial compensation (damages) on the client’s behalf. The standard of proof is based on the preponderance standard


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Can Anyone File A Wrongful Death Claim In Florida?

A wrongful death claim can only be filed by a personal representative or executor of the deceased’s estate, in collaboration with wrongful death lawyers such as Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne. The representative must list all potential beneficiaries for filing purposes.

What Damages Can You Claim?

Two types of damages are awarded in Florida in wrongful death cases – damages awarded to the deceased’s estate and damages awarded to the deceased’s family. The deceased’s estate can recover damages for:

  • Medical and funeral expenses paid directly to the estate
  • Benefits, lost wages, and other earnings from the date of the injury to the date of the deceased’s death
  • The value of benefits and earnings the deceased could reasonably have been expected to save and leave to the estate if they had lived.

What damages can the surviving family of the deceased in a wrongful death case claim?

  • Medical and funeral expenses paid by surviving family members
  • Mental pain and suffering
  • Loss of parental companionship, instruction, and guidance
  • Loss of the deceased’s protection and companionship
  • Loss of support and services the deceased provided to family members.

As lawyers for wrongful death cases, Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne will fight to protect your rights to damages. 

What Can We Offer You as Wrongful Death Lawyers?

Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne has more than 40 years of experience seeking justice for Florida families. Our wrongful death attorneys take a hands-on approach to cases, from the initial interview and throughout the trial or negotiations. We know that only focused trial preparation and a pressing concern for the client’s needs will achieve the highest possible settlements or verdicts for our clients.   

Do you live in Florida and experienced a wrongful death? If you lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence, and need a wrongful death lawyer, contact Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne

Our Overview

For more than 40 years, we have been protecting South Florida families with trusted personal injury representation. Our practice is focused on serious injury as well as wrongful death which arises from severe accidents as well as medical negligence. We look forward to helping you and your loved ones get the justice you deserve.

The attorneys of Slinkman, Slinkman, & Wynne, P.A. are committed to providing you with trusted personal injury representation. We are based out of Jupiter, FL and representing Florida including Royal Palm Beach, FLStuart, FL, and the nearby areas.

We are committed to holding negligent parties accountable for harm they cause.