If you have lost a loved one after an accident or crime, The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. can help you pursue financial compensation and closure. The death of a relative is one of the most painful experiences anyone can go through, but when the death is caused by the negligent or malicious actions of another person, it can be even more traumatic. A wrongful death not only deprives a family of a loved one, but it also deprives that family of the income, security, and emotional support that the loved one provided.
A wrongful death claim can make the aftermath of your loss somewhat easier. It can help you achieve closure, and also help you pay for the many unanticipated expenses you are likely facing, particularly if your lost loved one was the primary breadwinner in your family. However, in order to successfully obtain the most amount of money possible, you will likely need the assistance of an experienced wrongful death attorney.
The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. has assisted countless families find closure through wrongful death claims over the past two decades. We have become one of the most trusted names in Port St. Lucie and throughout the Treasure Coast, because of our compassion and fierce advocacy for our clients. We know the law, we understand your pain, and we know how to win your case for you. If you recently lost a relative in an accident or crime, The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. can help. Contact our office at 772-336-4357 or fill out the contact form on this website. Your consultation will be absolutely free.
Why a Lawyer Is Necessary to Get Justice for a Wrongful Death
Simply getting through the day is difficult in the aftermath of a wrongful death, let alone pursuing a legal case against those responsible for the loss of your loved one. Wrongful death cases, like all legal cases, take months of preparation and can be extremely complex.
A wrongful death lawyer can take the burden of these legal requirements away so you can focus on grieving and caring for your family. A personal injury attorney will handle the required investigations to gather all the necessary evidence for your claim. They’ll be able to formulate compelling legal arguments and stand up to insurance agents or attorneys for the opposition who want to minimize your payout.
You shouldn’t have to try to master the law and find the energy to fight in order to get the justice and compensation you are due. Let your wrongful death lawyer handle those difficulties on your behalf so you can focus on your family and receive the most money as possible all at once.
St. Lucie Trusts The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. with Its Wrongful Death Cases
David Golden has been taking on powerful businesses and lawyers on behalf of his wrongful death clients for more than 20 years. His fierce advocacy for his clients has won him the respect of his peers and the affection of his clients, which is why he has received such impressive accolades. These include being named an Avvo Client’s Choice Personal Injury Lawyer in 2017 and being labeled an AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent lawyer by his colleagues. He’s also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and has been named a Super Lawyer. His reputation, experience, case record, and awards show his commitment to his clients, his ability to get big results, and his passion for what he does.
Cases That Involve Wrongful Death
Wrongful death covers a wide variety of cases. These cases will all be pursued with different legal strategies, but The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. has experience in winning all of them. Some of the most common cases that involve a wrongful death are:
- Car accidents
- Truck / Semi-truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Boat accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Premises liability
- Animal attack/dog bite
- Acts of violence
- Negligent security
- Workplace accidents
This is by no means an exhaustive list, so if you don’t see the case type that describes your wrongful death, there’s no reason to be concerned. Simply speak with us about the nature of your case, and we can advise you on your legal options.
Money You Can Collect in a Wrongful Death Case
Emotional trauma is unfortunately only one aspect of a wrongful death. Often, families are financially dependent on the lost relative and may be facing huge medical and funeral bills on top of this lost income. Fortunately, a wrongful death lawsuit can help surviving family members recover financial compensation for:
- Medical expenses up to the loved one’s death
- Funeral expenses
- Loss of future income the family relied on
- Loss of support (financial and emotional)
- Loss of service (such as companionship and certain duties the loved one might have been expected to fulfill)
- Loss of parental guidance
- Emotional trauma
- Loss of inheritance
Not every case will involve all of these damages, but they are all on the table in a successful wrongful death case. To find out more about these damages and the potential compensation attached to them, contact The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A.
Get Justice for a Wrongful Death Today with The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A.
You should never have to experience the pain of a wrongful death, but if you do, you should be able to make those responsible cover every single expense related to this awful event. If your family has suffered a wrongful death in St. Lucie, including Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie West, Tradition, Fort Pierce, Lakewood Park, and other surrounding areas, The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. is here to provide the legal help you’ve been looking for. Call us at 772-336-4357 or fill out our form online to set up a free consultation. Take the first step toward justice and closure for the wrongful death your family has experienced today.