It is the PR's job in a Florida Probate
case to take actions to gather the assets and distribute them to the
beneficiaries. When wrongful death claims are not assets subject to
distribution under Florida Probate, it is the personal representative of an estate who pursues a Wrongful Death Claim in Florida or another state. The Jacksonville Wrongful Death Lawyer will often work directly with a Florida Estate Planning Lawyer to pursue the claim for the family and children of the decedent.
The Yale Daily News is reporting that
estate of former pharmacology student Annie Le GRD '13 filed a wrongful
death lawsuit against the University in New Haven Superior Court on
Tuesday, alleging that pervasive sexual harassment at the University
"emboldened" her killer, Raymond Clark III, who is serving a 44-year
sentence for the murder and who the suit claims was hired through Yale's
While many states have broader statutes dealing with wrongful death
claims, Florida limits which family members can have a claim and often
when an elderly person dies, the adult children may not be able to file a
It is important to talk with a Florida Estate Planning Lawyer
who is familiar with the Florida Wrongful Death Statute and
requirements so that the correct form of probate is opened and
unnecessary estate or personal assets are not waisted when there is no
claim that can be recovered.
View more from the Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog.
David M. Goldman, Managing Partner, Apple Law Firm PLLCJacksonville Office
3733 University Boulevard West, Suite 212B
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Phone: (904) 685-1200 Fax: (904) 875-4081
Jacksonville Beach Office
324 6th Ave North
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250
Tel: (904) 425-1910 Fax: (904) 875-4081
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