Orlando Wrongful Death Attorney
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 43,443 fatalities estimated in an estimated 6,159,000 police-reported auto accidents during 2005; the occupants of passenger vehicles accounted for 84 percent of this figure. Furthermore, the NHTSA reports that traffic accidents represent the leading wrongful death cause for Americans of every age from 3 to 33. No amount of money can fill the void left by losing a loved one, but in the event of a wrongful death, some financial reparations can help support the grieving family members. At the law office of Frank M. Eidson, our Orlando wrongful death attorney and car accident attorneys have helped many Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, and Melbourne-area families. With numerous million-dollar verdicts and settlements to our credit, we have the sensitivity, experience, and aggressiveness to handle these claims.
If you have lost a family member in a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, or pedestrian accident, our Orlando auto accident attorney and wrongful death attorney can help. We are dedicated to providing compassionate advice and effective counsel to Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, and Florida families statewide. Contact our wrongful death lawyers today.
Wrongful Death Damages
Our Orlando wrongful death attorney has helped many Daytona Beach and Kissimmee families who have lost loved ones in motor vehicle crashes. Wrongful death lawyer Frank M. Eidson has helped many clients collect just compensation for their losses.
Dependents may be entitled to compensation for:
- Medical costs
- Funeral and burial costs
- Lost wages
- Lost benefits
- Loss of companionship
- Psychological trauma
- Pain and suffering
Generally, immediate family members (parents, children, spouses) of a victim whose death was caused by another person’s negligence or recklessness are eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit. In some cases stepparents, grandparents, and other family members can also file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Car Accident Wrongful Death Causes
According to the NHTSA, 43 percent of car accident fatalities in 2005 occurred during single-vehicle crashes. Another 43 percent occurred in multiple-vehicle crashes. The other 14 percent of wrongful deaths involved pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, and other non-motorists. Common car accident wrongful death causes include:
- Impaired motorists / drunk driving
- Automotive defects – seatbelts, tires, airbags, etc.
- Driver distraction
- Speeding or reckless driving
- Driver inexperience
Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your claim, if another’s negligence contributed to your loved ones’ death, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Contact Our Orlando Car Accident Lawyer and Wrongful Death Attorney Today
If you have lost a loved one as a result of another driver’s negligent or reckless actions, contact Orlando wrongful death attorney, Frank M. Eidson, P.A. Our car accident attorneys have served Daytona Beach, Kissimmee, and Melbourne-area families for nearly 20 years. We will carefully evaluate your claim and help your achieve full compensation for the emotional devastation and financial hardship caused by the wrongful death of a loved one.