However, Florida law also stipulates that only the personal representative of the decedent can actually file a wrongful death lawsuit. What exactly “filing a lawsuit” versus “being a party to a lawsuit” means is important and is a topic you should discuss with a qualified wrongful death attorney.
If you are a spouse, parent of a minor child, or a minor child, you should talk to a personal injury lawyer about your situation and the next steps in filing a wrongful death lawsuit.
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