Tag Archives: Florida Wrongful Death Act


Lost a Loved One Due to Someone’s Negligence? Consider Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

By John Piccin |

When a person dies due to someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or wrongful act, the deceased’s surviving family members are often able to file what is known as a “wrongful death lawsuit” against whomever caused their loved one’s untimely death. But who is eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit? What types of damages are… Read More »

Wrongful Deaths Rampant in Florida Prison System

By John Piccin |

In 2014, an astounding 346 people died in Florida prisons – the highest number of deaths on record to date. Many inmates died of natural causes, but at least 15 deaths were determined to be homicides. Some deaths were suspicious enough that in 2015, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) opened an investigation… Read More »

Wrongful Death Suit Claims “Outrageous Behavior”

By John Piccin |

Shannon Lawley was a young, vibrant, 31-year-old chemist with her life ahead of her. She was a Bright Futures scholarship winner and a University of Florida graduate. When she became sick in 2012, she visited the Brevard County hospital emergency room and waited over ten hours to see a doctor because intensive care unit… Read More »

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