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What to Look for in a Wrongful Death Attorney

Losing a loved one is tough in any situation. Losing a loved one because of the wrongful actions of someone else is even worse. What’s more, in many wrongful death situations, the loss of the loved one leaves behind a financial hole as well as an emotional one.

If you have lost someone, especially if that someone provided support for you and your family, you are probably wondering what you can do. Florida law allows you to take the acting party to court and attempt to recover for medical and funeral expenses, potential lost wages, and other items.

Yet, at the same time, you probably know that winning a wrongful death lawsuit isn’t as simple as just getting it filed. You need an attorney who knows the law and knows how best to achieve your goals. Here are some things to look for.

Experience is key
Many brilliant people go to law school and do well on exams. However, this in and of itself does not necessarily translate to success in the courtroom. To this end, if you are looking for a wrongful death attorney in Melbourne, Florida, you should look to Singer & O’Neil.

We have the experience you need to navigate the court system. We know what to file, when to file it, and how to get it done. What’s more, we know how defense counsel will react, and we know the things to emphasize in court or during settlement negotiations.

Empathy and understanding
Although you want an attorney with experience, you still deserved to be treated with dignity and respect. You don’t want a lawyer who will only see a case file when they look at you; rather, you want someone who sees you as a person.

At Singer & O’Neil, we understand the pain that you are going through. We know that this is probably the toughest thing you have ever experienced, and we want you to know that we care about your emotional well-being.

Although we know what it takes to win a case, we never lose sight of the fact that our clients are people who have suffered a very real loss. Come see us today, and let’s talk about your situation. We’ll be happy to sit down with you and review your case. We look forward to working with you and helping you put your life back on track.