Fatal Car Accident Attorneys in St. Augustine
Wrongful Death Suits from Fatal Car Crashes
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a car accident-related death occurs every 12 minutes. The most recent statistics show that roughly 35,000 individuals die in auto accidents every single year in the U.S. With Interstate 95 nearby, our team at Canan Law handles many wrongful death cases. If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, it is crucial to hire a law firm with the experience, compassion, and fortitude to help you obtain compensation and pursue legal recourse for your loss.
Studies show that car accident fatalities are most often caused by:
- Car manufacturing defects
- Distracted drivers
- Drunk and reckless drivers
- Fatigued drivers
- Inexperienced and elderly drivers
- Roadway defects
Wrongful Death Cases Are Complex — Get an Attorney Who Knows the Law
When it comes to wrongful death incidents, our attorneys at Canan Law take an aggressive approach, often bypassing negotiations with insurance companies and filing a wrongful death action against those responsible. If drinking and driving were involved, we can also pursue a DUI manslaughter case.
In Florida, the law allows a spouse, child or beneficiary of a deceased loved one to seek compensatory damages in a wrongful death cause of action if:
- Someone other than the decedent was at fault
- The decedent’s death will result in a financial loss or hardship
The Stakes Are High — Contact Canan Law to Help You
These cases require in-depth investigation and experience. Our St. Augustine fatal car accident lawyers have over 60 years of combined experience handling serious cases. We carry the knowledge and skills necessary to help you.
With so much on the line, obtaining the assistance of our experienced attorneys who know the system and have helped many people in your same situation get results is essential.