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Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

With every lawsuit, there is a specified time period in which a claim must be filed. This time limit is called the statute of limitations, and it may be different for each state and each type of lawsuit. Once this specified time period expires, the courts no longer have the jurisdiction to punish violators and offer compensation to victims, and lawsuits may no longer be filed (except under certain circumstances).

In Florida, the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim is two years from the date of death. In other words, if a loved one passes away because of another's recklessness or negligence on July 1, 2012, you must file a Florida wrongful death claim by July 1, 2014. Failing to file a claim within Florida's wrongful death statute of limitations may prohibit the deceased's family from ever recovering compensation for their loved one’s death.

Very few circumstances allow an individual to pursue a wrongful death claim in Florida after the statute of limitations has expired.

Therefore, it is important to file your claim within two years of the death to ensure you are able to seek wrongful death damages. The Florida wrongful death attorneys at Morgan and Morgan can guide you through the legal process. Do not hesitate to contact us today.

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“I was in a difficult situation when I was injured by a faulty product. I was hesitant to seek legal help but with the help of Morgan & Morgan, they made the process easy. They took immediate action and got me the compensation I deserved. I couldn't have done it without them. I highly recommend their services.” Estate of Patricia Allen v. RJ Reynolds, et al. | 2014

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