Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

Watch this video to learn more about the wrongful death statute of limitations in Florida and ensure you don’t miss out on the claim deadline.

Question:

How long do I have to file a wrongful death claim in Florida?

Answer:

Yesterday I sat through depositions in a wrongful death case; a claim was being made by the spouse of someone who was lost through what we allege as medical negligence. That spouse has two years.Wrongful Death Statute of LimitationsNo matter how the claim arises, you have two years from the time of the death within which to bring a claim. An estate must be set up and if there are any pre-suit requirements, those need to be completed prior to the two-year anniversary of that claim. You only have two years, and you must preserve your ability to bring that claim by contacting an experienced lawyer who handles wrongful death and who knows what those steps are so that they can help you. make your claim.


Did you lose a loved one from another’s negligence and have questions about the wrongful death statute of limitations in Florida? Contact a Florida wrongful death attorney at Morgenstern and Herd today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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