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Parents awarded $45 million in Florida wrongful death claim

Wrongful death legal options protect families who have suffered the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident. The parents of a medical school student that was killed in a fatal car accident in Florida were recently awarded $45 million in damages. The fatal car accident occurred in nearby Florida community about an hour south of the West Palm Beach area. A construction company was ordered to pay the parents $35 million and the driver of a tractor trailer involved in the fatal car accident was ordered to pay the parents $10,005,000 million.

What is wrongful death claim?

The unexpected loss of a loved one can be devastating to families. A wrongful death lawsuit is an option that can help surviving family members of victims of car accidents. Family members may have questions about wrongful death claims. A wrongful death claim for damages is a legal option available to help families who have wrongfully lost a loved one because of the negligence of another party such as negligent driver.

Traffic fatalities in Florida jumped from 2014 to 2015

Fatal motor vehicle accidents are obviously devastating events that turn families upside down and leave many people suffering emotionally and physically. These crashes happen surprisingly often, and today we want to look at some of the data that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has on these accidents in the state of Florida.

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