One of the last things that a person who says goodbye to a loved one believes when he or she heads out to work is that it will be the last time they'll see that person. This is why it's such a shock when a fatal workplace accident occurs. These accidents can happen for a variety of reasons, and a concern for residents in Florida is that the number of wrongful death workplace incidents in 2013 increased in spite of the national numbers decreasing.
People don't often think about the consequences for their reckless behavior until it is too late. This can be especially true when it comes to driving. People get behind the wheel of a car and they eat, they text, they chat on the phone all without thinking about how it could affect others. In many cases, these negligent behaviors can lead to a serious or fatal motor vehicle accident. Then, suddenly the victim's family is left grieving the loss of a loved one all because someone didn't follow basic safety or traffic rules.
When fatal accidents are the result of the negligence of another person or entity, the victim's family may have legal recourse. When medical malpractice, car accidents, workplace accidents or other forms of negligence play a role in a person's death, it is important that family members know whether or not they should seek legal help.