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Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Attorneys
for Ft. Lauderdale, Miami & Florida Keys

Helping Your Family Recover Damages for Your Loss

The death of a loved one is heartbreaking. Understandably, you may also feel anger and frustration if your loved one’s death resulted from another person’s or a corporation’s negligence. You deserve to have justice by holding the wrongdoer accountable.

Brais Law Firm devotes our more than 75 years of combined trial experience to help clients recover damages in personal injury and wrongful death claims. Our law firm has a reputation for the aggressive pursuit of justice and compassion toward our clients.

We understand that the last thing on your mind right now is dealing with legal issues. Our attorneys and staff shoulder the legal process without intruding on the grieving process. We show your family the respect and privacy you deserve.

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Florida

Family members who have standing to file a wrongful death claim include the spouse, children and parents of the deceased. The wrongful death claim is based upon the underlying personal injury. Therefore, to prevail in a wrongful death lawsuit, you must prove the same elements you would in the personal injury lawsuit and that the injury was the proximate cause of your loved one’s death.

Generally, the personal representative collects the damages and distributes the proceeds to beneficiaries in accordance with the settlement or verdict.

Wrongful Death Damages

No amount of money can ease the grief you feel over the loss of your loved one. However, receiving compensation can help your family through the difficult time following your loved one’s death.

Our Miami wrongful death attorneys pursue such damages as:

  • Medical bills for the care of your loved one
  • Lost wages your loved one would have earned over a lifetime
  • Lost benefits, such as pensions, health care, veterans and Social Security
  • Loss of housekeeping, accounting, security, landscaping, cooking, childcare and other services
  • Loss of relationship, companionship, love, guidance, advice and affection
  • Pain and suffering you are experiencing
  • Personal injury claim brought by your loved one

Our firm’s recent wrongful death recoveries include six and seven figure recoveries. In the past four years along the firm has recovered $40 million on behalf of clients, several of which involved wrongful death claims. For more details about our recoveries, see our Results page.

Recover Damages Arising from the Death of Your Loved One

Brais Law Firm offers you a free consultation to evaluate your wrongful death claim. To ease the financial burden on your family, our firm takes your case on a contingency fee basis, so you do not owe lawyers’ fees until we have recovered money damages. Our firm handles wrongful death and personal injury cases throughout Florida from our main Miami office.

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Call a Miami personal injury lawyer at our office today to discuss your unique situation. There is no risk in calling our law firm. We represent our clients on a contingency fee basis, meaning you owe us no attorney fees unless we recover compensation for you.

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Miami Office

(Main Office)
Dadeland Towers
9300 S. Dadeland Blvd. Suite #103
Miami, FL 33156
Toll Free: 888-238-5637
Phone: 305-779-5693
Fax: 305-416-2902

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Boston Office

(Satellite Office By Appointment Only)
8 Faneuil Hall Marketplace 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Toll Free: 888-238-5637
Phone: 617-455-4741
Fax: 305-416-2902

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Houston Office

(Satellite Office By Appointment Only)
1200 Smith St. 16th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Toll Free: 888-238-5637
Phone: 832-303-7045
Fax: 305-416-2902

*Specific details regarding previous verdicts and settlement results are not indications of the results of future cases and settlements, nor should they be held to be guarantees, warranties, or predictions regarding the result of representation by our firm. Furthermore, any message regarding the result of a specific case is not a promise of similar results in future cases, but rather represents the outcome of the specific legal and factual basis from which it arises.

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