High Stack Gordon Kirby 321-725-7575
Brevard County Personal Injury Attorney Attorneys Personal Injury Results Testimonials Contact Us
Our attorneys have been representing the rights of injury victims and their families since 1962. Board Certified in Civil Trial Law You CAN afford an injury attorney
Personal Injury
Bicycle Accidents
Boat Accidents
Car Accidents
Catastrophic Injuries
Cruise Ship Injuries
Dangerous Drugs
Defective Products
Insurance Bad Faith
Jet Ski Accidents
Jones Act Claims
Medical Malpractice
Motorcycle Accidents
Nursing Home Abuse
Pedestrian Accidents
Premises Liability
Truck Accidents
Wrongful Death
Proudly Serving
Personal Injury Guide
Click here to read our blog.
Some of our latest verdicts & settlements are listed below
525 E. Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32901

Brevard County Wrongful Death Attorney

Get Compensated for a Loved One's Death

As part of the Florida Wrongful Death Act, our state legislature expressly stated that their intent in enacting the law was to "shift the losses resulting when wrongful death occurs from the survivors of the decedent to the wrongdoer." The goal of filing such a claim is to recover comprehensive monetary damages to support your family during this difficult time and to help you move on in life.

While no amount of money will ever replace your tragic loss, you have a right to receive a settlement to offset the considerable financial expenses and to compensate you for all you have been through.

What Can Be Recovered in a Wrongful Death Claim?

The damages which are recoverable in a claim for wrongful death in our state are listed in Florida Statutes §768.21, (2012) "Damages." They include-but are not limited to-the following:

  • Loss of support and services from the date of injury to the date of death, with interest, as well as future loss of support and services
  • Loss of companionship and protection
  • Mental pain and suffering from the date of injury
  • Loss of parental companionship, instruction and guidance
  • Medical and funeral expenses
  • Loss of earnings which your family could reasonably have expected to receive

While the courts in Brevard County recognize your right to claim all these damages, there is no guarantee that you will receive fair treatment in your insurance claim. It is in your best interests to retain legal representation from the outset to assist you in gathering the evidence to support your claim and to defend your personal interests throughout the process.

Accidental Death Statistics for Brevard County

According to statistics provided by the Florida Department of Health, Brevard County has a higher rate of accidental fatal injuries than the rest of the state, with 48.3 per 100,000 people as compared with 42.7 statewide. Leading causes of accidental death in our state include slip and fall, motor vehicle collisions including car accidents, motorcycle accidents and trucking accidents, as well as drowning accidents.

Contact a wrongful death attorney from High Stack Gordon Kirby. We have recovered over $100 million in verdicts and settlements and are ready to start on your case.

New or Existing Client?
Attaining the highest results for our clients
Legal Elite
Accolades & Awards
10 Best
Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
Social Media
Internet Marketing Experts The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.
High Stack Gordon Kirby - Brevard County Personal Injury Attorney
Located at 525 East Strawbridge Avenue Melbourne, FL 32901. View Map
Phone: (321) 725-7575