If someone is responsible for the death of your loved one, intentionally or unintentionally, our law firm will help you receive compensation.
When someone is killed due to negligence, The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary can help you receive compensation for pain, suffering, medical, funeral costs and more.
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Son Died in a House Fire
Sean represented my family after my wife died from an infection following surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach. Sean was not just an aggressive litigator but also a trusted advisor whose wisdom and experience with the medical malpractice system helped us achieve a phenomenal result that honored the memory of my deceased wife and assured the financial future for my children. I very much doubt that any other lawyer in the community would have worked so hard, spent so much time, and fought so many battles on our behalf. For complex medical malpractice cases that require serious brainpower and technical know-how, there is no better lawyer in Florida than Sean Cleary.
Sean is an outstanding professional, transparent and very diligent; he personally dedicated time and attention to my case; he always responded my calls promptly, keeping me informed all the time. His knowledge and advises are very accurate and valuable. Definitely, great lawyer.
I would highly recommend Sean Cleary. Not only is he a very knowledgeable attorney he takes the time to explain the law to ensure you understand every aspect of your case. He is also very sensitive to the needs of you and or your family during very trying times.
From day one, Mr. Cleary had faith in my case. He paid attention to every detail with great professionalism. He did not shy away from any challenges and went the extra mile to provide what he promised.
Highly recommended. Sean is smart, conscientious, detail-oriented and extremely knowledgeable in his field. Always gets excellent results for his clients.
Throughout the trial, Sean was an aggressive litigator and a highly trusted advisor of mine. He helped me secure the future of my children and honor the memory of my deceased wife. He worked very hard and he spent so much time on our case. Thank you.
We were satisfied by Mr. Cleary's legal services.
An extraordinary lawyer! Sean has helped our family receive just compensation after we lost my husband in a terrible plane crash. He was very courteous and always easy to get a hold of when we had questions. I definitely recommend him for those needing a strong legal advocate to deliver winning results.
Sean represented our family after we have tragically lost 2 members following a rear end crash. He was very sensitive to our needs in the difficult times we faced following the accident. Sean was a true professional and helped us receive just compensation for our losses.
I would like to thank Mr. Cleary for his legal services. His experience, support and knowledge helped us achieve a phenomenal result that we are very grateful for. I recommend his services without doubt, he is not just an aggressive litigator but also a person you can trust.
Mr. Cleary helped us obtain a significant amount of compensation that covered the death of my husband, the injuries of our passenger and the injuries that I have suffered following our accident. He helped us settle the case prior to trial and was very supportive and helpful during our difficult time.
Our family sought legal representation after a member of our family was killed in a rollover crash. Our case was settled prior to trial for a significant amount thanks to Mr. Cleary's hard work, wisdom and professionalism. He flawlessly handled our case and helped us get piece of mind after this traumatizing experience.
A friend of our family recommended the services of Sean Cleary after I lost my grandfather in a runway collision. Mr. Cleary proved that he was negligently directed into another plane before disaster occurred and his experience helped us achieve a result we are happy with.
A big thank you to Mr. Cleary and his dedicated team for the help they provided us with in our case. His expert advice, hard work and dedication to this case were exceptional. Mr. Cleary is definitely the lawyer you should see if you are looking for a knowledgeable professional, aggressive litigator and fair man.
Mr. Cleary is truly a lawyer that you can count on to bring justice in your case. He was very courteous and dedicated his time to helping me file a lawsuit after I have lost my wife in a helicopter crash. My family and I are very pleased with the result and recommend Mr. Cleary's services for all those who need legal advice and professional legal representation.
For trustworthy legal services, seek the help of Sean Cleary. Our family was devastated when we lost a member following a helicopter accident. We were recommended the services of Mr. Cleary and we are very grateful for the help we received. He is definitely a true professional, a man dedicated to helping others.
My husband was killed in a plane crash and I needed the help of a professional and experienced lawyer. Mr. Cleary was exceptional along the way, always easy to contact and always made sure all my questions were answered. Nevertheless, he is the go-to attorney for all those seeking nothing short of excellent legal representation.
Clients were satisfied by Mr. Cleary's legal services.
We would like to express our gratitude towards Mr. Cleary and his team for the help we have been provided during the difficult times we faced after my sister's and her husband's accident. He is extremely hard working and dedicated his time to deal with our case properly. We are very thankful for Sean's help and highly recommend him.
I have tragically lost my brother in a horrible accident but Mr. Cleary has helped our family and we would recommend him without hesitation. He was straightforward, courteous and can adapt to a changing environment if the case becomes more complicated. He is a professional and extraordinary attorney.
Mr. Sean Cleary has proved to us that he is a true professional dedicated to his clients and went above and beyond to bring justice to our tragic case. He is a man of his word, knowledgeable, and paid attention to every detail with great professionalism, without shying away from the challenges we faced along the way. Definitely recommend him as an attorney!
My husband was shot accidentally at a shooting range facility. I really appreciate everything Sean did for us.
The damages that can be recovered in a wrongful death case include economic damages, such as medical costs, funeral costs, the loss of the decedent’s financial contributions, and noneconomic damages that can include compensation for grief and the loss of companionship. In some cases, punitive damages can be recovered, as well.View full answer
Under the Florida Wrongful Death Act, wrongful death lawsuits can be filed by the spouse or any blood relative (children, parents, siblings) or adoptive sibling who is dependent on the decedent for particular types of support or services. The surviving relatives who can recover damages for wrongful death are known as beneficiaries or survivors.View full answer
A wrongful death lawsuit is a legal civil action brought by the family members of a person who died or was killed as a result of a person’s or entity’s negligent behavior or as a consequence of an intentional act. When a person dies as a result of an exterior act of negligence, the surviving relatives can seek compensation for their loss, such as potential lost wages from the deceased, losing companionship, or funeral expenses.View full answer
The statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim in the state of Florida is two years from the date of death. For example, if your loved one passes away because of another's recklessness or negligence on January 1, 2016, you must file a Florida wrongful death claim by January 1, 2018. However, certain extensions may apply in very few cases, depending on the nature of the action. An attorney can assess the specifics.View full answer