Wrongful Death

Fatal accident claims 4 lives after semi-truck loses trailer

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Thursday March 26, 2015

Tractor-trailer drivers have a duty to ensure the loads they carry are secure. That includes making sure that the trailer is securely hooked to the truck. A recent accident near South Bay shows what can happen when a trailer comes off unexpectedly on a highway. The accident occurred along U.S. 27. A semi-truck that had

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Lean on a sensitive shoulder during a wrongful death lawsuit

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday October 24, 2014

Last week, we covered the story of the woman who was killed in a freak accident at Florida’s Miami Broward One Carnival. The woman was run over by a trailer as she reached for her cellphone while performing in the festivities. That post might have some people wondering if it is possible for those left

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Woman dies in surgery after being hurt at Florida carnival

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday October 17, 2014

Miami Broward One Carnival is a time for celebration. It is time to have fun and enjoy immersing yourself in the Caribbean culture. Of course, things aren’t always what they seem. For one woman, enjoying the carnival ultimately claimed her life when she became the victim of a freak accident. The 54-year-old woman was a

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Supreme Court strikes wrongful death caps

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Wednesday July 30, 2014

The Supreme Court of Florida recently ruled that statutory caps on medical malpractice wrongful death noneconomic damages in section 716.118 of the Florida Statutes are unconstitutional.  Noneconomic damages refers to nonfinancial losses including pain and suffering, inconvenience, physical impairment, mental anguish, disfigurement, loss of capacity for enjoyment of life, and other nonfinancial losses. In 2003 as

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Fatal accident on Florida waterway kills 1 man

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday July 25, 2014

Vacationers come to Florida to enjoy the beautiful waterways and the lovely weather. These travelers likely expect that they will come to the state to enjoy their fun while forgetting about the responsibilities they left behind at home. While that is what happens for most vacationers, there are some who are involved in accidents during

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Florida man killed after falling into wood chipper

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday June 27, 2014

Any company that uses heavy equipment or equipment with moving parts has a duty to make sure that proper safety protocol is established and followed by employees who use the equipment. Failure to establish and enforce safety procedures can lead to serious accidents. For one man in Florida, an accident involving a wood chipper ended

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Fatal accident claims life of construction worker

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday June 20, 2014

Working on a construction site near heavy equipment is very dangerous. This heavy equipment can shift unexpectedly, which can lead to serious accidents. An incident that happened at a work site in Florida shows exactly how serious these heavy equipment accidents can turn. The fatal accident happened as a crew was working in the Golden

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Man dies in police custody in Florida under odd circumstances

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday May 23, 2014

When a person retires and moves to a nice place with a carefree lifestyle, the last thing they probably expect is to die under questionable circumstances. One man who retired and moved to Key West, Florida, has died under circumstances that are best labeled as questionable at this time. The story of his death is

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