Wrongful Death Attorneys in Boca Raton, FL

The grief that follows the loss of a loved one can seem unbearable. This is especially true when a family member dies due to the negligence or criminal act of another person. Although nothing can undo such a tragedy, you may be able to restore your financial stability by filing a wrongful death claim.

The Boca Raton wrongful death attorneys at Donaldson & Weston can help you pursue compensation for any financial and non-economic damages you have suffered. From the moment you contact our office to the day your case is resolved, we will treat you and your family with the utmost compassion, and we will aggressively fight for the compensation you deserve. To set up a free, no-obligation case evaluation, call us today at 561-299-3999.

Types of Cases Our Boca Raton Wrongful Death Lawyers Handle

Under Florida law, a wrongful death occurs when a person dies due to negligence, a wrongful act, default, or a breach of warranty or contract. The Boca Raton personal injury attorneys at Donaldson & Weston handle a wide range of wrongful death cases including those caused by:

  • Car Accidents: Motor-vehicle collisions are a leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States. If your loved one died in a car crash that he or she did not cause, it is likely that you have grounds for a wrongful death claim.

  • Commercial Truck Accidents: Fatigue, speeding, overloaded cargo, mechanical defects, and a variety of other factors contribute to thousands of truck accidents every year in the United States. The surviving loved ones of those who die in these collisions may be entitled to compensation for funeral and burial expenses, medical bills, loss of companionship, pain and suffering, lost income, and other damages.

  • Bicycle Accidents: When a distracted or reckless driver hits a bicyclist, severe and fatal injuries are likely to result.

  • Boating Accidents: Negligent boat operation can be deadly. If your loved one died due in a boating accident caused by a drunk driver or another act of negligence, contact Donaldson & Weston to discuss your case.

  • Motorcycle Accidents: Even with the best safety gear, a motorcycle rider can suffer fatal injuries in a collision with a larger vehicle.

  • Elder Abuse: There’s no excuse for elder abuse, but it is a growing problem in Florida and around the United States.

  • Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse: When nursing home staff fail to provide reasonable care, the results can be deadly.

  • Pharmacy Errors: Medication mistakes can lead to unexpected side effects and deadly drug interactions.

  • Premises Liability: A trip or slip and fall accident can be devastating. Those who survive the initial impact often succumb to their injuries after being hospitalized. You may have grounds for a wrongful death claim if your loved one died due to negligent security, a swimming pool accident, a spilled liquid, inadequate building maintenance, or another hazard on someone else’s property.