Wrongful Death

St. Petersburg Wrongful Death Attorney Pinellas County Personal Injury and Accident Lawyer

Our St. Petersburg Wrongful Death attorneys understand that nothing can replace the loss of a loved one who has died in an accident, but in cases where a person or company’s negligent conduct contributed to the death, our team of attorneys can take legal action to pursue justice and financial compensation for the victim’s family.

The team of Saint Petersburg wrongful death attorneys at Whittel & Melton have experience handling wrongful death claims, helping survivors make insurance claims or file a civil suits to hold the negligent parties responsible for their loss and accountable for their actions.

Let Us Help You Recover for Your Loss

By pursuing financial compensation, our wrongful death attorneys can assist your family in securing funds to pay for medical expenses and funeral costs. In addition, we will fight to obtain recovery for the victim’s future earnings, had they survived, to compensate your family members for the loss of a breadwinner. This allows your family to have the opportunity to mourn and focus on recovery while our St. Petersburg Wrongful Death Attorneys manage the details of achieving a just outcome for your wrongful death claim.

We recognize that this is an extremely difficult time for you and your family, and we will be aggressive and persistent in pursuing justice on you and your family member’s behalf. We have offices in downtown St. Pete and Tampa for your convenience.

Florida Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

In Florida, there is a two-year statute of limitations for wrongful death claims. This means that you must file wrongful death claim within two (2) years of the date of the death. If you fail to do this, you may be barred from seeking justice or any compensation.

For this reason, if you have lost a loved one as a result of another party’s negligence, we recommend you act quickly and consult one of our St. Petersburg Personal Injury Attorneys to discuss your case. If you have lost a loved one or a family member due someone else’s careless behavior, we may be able to help you with your:

A consultation with one of our Wrongful Death Attorneys costs you nothing. In fact, we do not get paid for our services unless we are successful in helping you financially recover for the loss of your loved one.

Call us today to discuss your case. 813-221-3200 or toll free, 800-529-5LAW (5529).

Client Reviews
This firm was extremely helpful and courteous to deal with. I did not expect to need their services, but was fortunate to find such a great firm. Thank you for your services. E.S.
The staff was very professional and attentive. They answered all my questions and walked me through the process step by step. I was very pleased with the outcome of my case. D.W.
I was in an accident and contacted Mr. Melton to help me. He was very knowledgable and kept me informed every step of the way. Anytime I called the office the staff was helpful and all of my questions were answered quickly. My case was resolved faster than I expected and I am very happy with the results. A.T.
The whole staff at Whittel & Melton was nice and always ready to help. However, I worked mostly with Jason. He demonstrated that he understood what to expect with our case and better that he cared about what was happening. I was very pleased with the outcome of our case. G.S.
I had the experience of working with Jason Melton and what I can say is this, he is honest, and will fight hard for you to ensure you are represented in the best possible manner. While I am not willing to go into specifics about my case, I can tell you that you wont regret working with him. If you need a straight shooter, Jason Melton is worth a look. P.G.