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When You Shouldn’t Deny Your Legal Rights

Posted on by in Wrongful Death


In our years of practice, we have worked with countless clients with devastating stories. We have handled all types of different cases, from car accidents and medical malpractice to swimming pool accidents. With this said, even though they are extremely diverse, they have one thing in common: people are profoundly affected by grief.

It doesn't matter if it's a wrongful death case or a personal injury case, people are of course devastated when they lose someone they loved, or their health is in jeopardy. Unfortunately, we have heard about many people who were too affected by sorrow to pursue a case, even if this meant that they would be sacrificing their legal rights. We believe that is a big mistake and people should stand up for themselves and seek help and retribution when they have been wronged. Firstly, let's talk about...


As you may have heard from different sources, many psychologists believe that there are five stages of grief: denial & isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. All of these steps take a huge toll on someone's mental health and to overcome them requires inner strength but also outside help. As you might know, many people isolate themselves after a tragedy, and they feel that it is their duty to deal with it on their own. This is the wrong way to go about the situation because getting help will ease the pain and speed up the healing process.

Grief is a perfectly natural reaction when faced with horrible situations, but if one dwells too much on it, they might get lost in it and thus they may never fully get over it, and they may take the wrong course of action. Anyone who is suffering should be made aware that they are not alone and that they can get help. They should also know that they shouldn't turn a blind eye in cases where others have wronged them.

Why you should fight for your legal rights

We have handled many cases where it was clear cut that the victims were entitled to compensations. Unfortunately, even in some of these cases, people refuse to take matters to court because they are too lost in grief or believe that they would have to work too hard on it to win. Some people even believed that seeking compensations would mean that they are profiting from the tragedy.

First of all, we would like to express that we realize how hard it must be on someone when going through a wrongful death or a personal injury case. There are a lot of things to set straight, and a legal case looks like an unnecessary burden.

With this said, at The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary, we are dedicated to making this process go as smoothly as possible for our clients. We always keep the plaintiffs up to date with every move we make, but at the same time, we try to involve them as rarely as possible, to give them as much time as we can for them to deal with their problems at their own pace.

This is why, when working with our firm, our clients do not have to do any paperwork or go to countless meetings, as we handle all of them and relieve them of a burden. With only a couple of consultations, the client's part is done, and we take over the rest.

Second of all, the money people get from compensations will be immensely helpful when dealing with medical bills, lost wages or any other expenses that might appear after the accident. Even if they have enough money to deal with these problems, the clients can put the compensations to good use, by investing the money to help with future expenses.

We can help you

Some time ago, we had a client named Janet V. Unfortunately, because the smoke detectors didn't work, her son died in a house fire. As you may have guessed, she was stricken with grief by this immense loss.

At first, she didn't want to file a lawsuit, as she thought that it would be a hard and time-consuming process. After her brother-in-law gave her our number, she decided to ask for our help.

It was an easy case for us to win, and we did it all without stressing Janet. She was pleased, not only because she had a lot of time to deal with the problems at hand, but also because with the insurance money that she got, she was able to open trust accounts for her nephews. Even though she lost her son, she managed to secure her nephews' future.

Contact a Miami burn injuries and fire deaths lawyer

We know that when people go through immense hardships, the last thing that they want to think about is a lawsuit. With this said, we can't stand the thought of someone being wronged and then not fighting for his or her rights. We are committed to helping as much as we can and try to ease the pain of our clients, even if just a little bit. Whenever you are going through hard times, please know that you are not alone, and the legal team at The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary is ready to stand by you and fight for you.

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