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A wrongful death action is created in each state by statute. In Florida, the Wrongful Death Act states that losses resulting from a wrongful death should shift from the survivors to the responsible party. The Florida Wrongful Death Act requires that the action be brought by the personal representative of the deceased’s estate on behalf of the deceased’s survivors. The survivors are a spouse, child or parent and any relative or adoptive sibling that was dependent on the deceased for support or services. Support can be defined as contributions, including money. Services refer to tasks, usually household duties, which will become an expense to survivors as a result of the wrongful death.
The Gibson law firm was founded in 1973 for the purpose of specializing in civil trial law, primarily personal injury and wrongful death. The firm has successfully tried some of this area’s largest and most important personal injury and wrongful death cases.
Individuals: Persons wrongfully injured with serious physical disability.
Business Interests: Corporations and individuals Involved in business litigation.
Personal Representatives: Estates of spouses, parents and children for death by wrongful act.
State Government: Mr. Gibson took a leave of absence from the firm to serve as General Counsel to the Governor of Florida, during which he represented the Governor and dealt with all three branches of state government.