Fatal Auto Accidents

If a driver's negligence or careless actions led to the death of your loved one, you may be able to file a claim against that person and their insurance company. A fatal car accident lawyer in Pensacola, Florida with Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A. can assist you during this difficult time.

Fatal Car Accident Lawyer in Pensacola, Florida

Our law firm offers legal services to families of victims in wrongful death cases, including car accidents. We can discuss your case, answer your questions and move forward with your lawsuit. To find out more, call us for a free case evaluation at 850-741-7381.

Filing a Fatal Car Accident Claim

A fatal car accident claim is essentially a wrongful death claim in Florida. In a wrongful death case, you may submit a claim against the other party for the loss of your family member. Florida only allows two years to bring a claim or your case will be denied. We know that nothing can replace a loved one, but we are here to help you recover your damages and to see that justice is served.

If you are unsure about your legal rights in the state of Florida, we can meet with you to discuss your options and move forward with your case. Our law firm can manage your case to make sure that you receive a fair settlement.

Where to Begin in a Wrongful Death Suit

After you experience a tragedy such as wrongful death, you may not know how to move forward legally. Thinking about a lawsuit may only add to the stress and anguish you feel from losing a loved one.

At Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A., we can help you discover your options and decide how you want to move forward. We can guide you through the legal process and help you with your case in all areas including:


    • Helping you establish fault and liability


    • Obtaining evidence that validates your claim


    • Handling all paperwork and managing all aspects of your case



    • Preparing your case for court if you decide to file a lawsuit



Our law firm will do whatever it takes to get you a fair settlement. You do not have to take on the insurance company alone. To find out more about our legal services, call us at 850-741-7381 for a free case assessment.

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Common Types of Fatal Car Accident Cases We Handle

The Law Office of Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A. works with clients in a wide range of fatal car accident cases such as:

Auto Accidents

Auto accidents include personal vehicles. The other party may have been driving recklessly or may have been distracted. The driver may have operated a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Bicycle Accidents

The leading causes of bicycle accidents include negligent drivers, poor road conditions or manufacturer defects. In many cases, a driver violates traffic laws and runs into the cyclist.

Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Commercial vehicle accidents often occur because the driver was negligent, or the company did not maintain the vehicle. Accidents also happen because of faulty equipment, improper training or reckless behavior.

Regardless of how the accident happened, if you believe that you have a case, call Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A. today for a free case evaluation: 850-741-7381.

Damages You May Recover in a Fatal Car Accident Claim

You or your family may have incurred expenses or suffered financial loss as a result of the death of your loved one. Damages you may be eligible to recover include:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost or reduced household income
  • Loss of companionship
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emergency room or medical expenses

What you may recover will depend on the nature of the accident and the total amount of your losses. Although it is impossible to put an exact figure on the value of your case, we can determine what damages you may be entitled to receive.

If you have any further questions about what you can claim or the value of your case, contact our law firm today. We are here to help your family during this time of need.

Negotiating a Settlement with the Insurance Company

Regardless of how devastating your loss is, insurance companies are not always willing to pay out. As your car accident attorneys, it is our job to obtain the evidence, gather all documents and submit them to the insurance company for review.

If the insurance company either denies your claim or offers an unfair settlement, we will contact the insurance company on your behalf to get you the right compensation for your losses. If the insurance company refuses to negotiate, we can then take your case to court.

A fatal car accident lawyer in Pensacola, Florida is here to help you with your case so that you do not have to take on the insurance company alone. With proper legal representation, you can get the compensation you deserve for the death of a loved one.

You only have two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit under Florida Statutes § 95.11. Do not miss your chance to recover damages from the passing of your loved one.

Hire a Fatal Car Accident Lawyer in Pensacola, Florida

A fatal car accident attorney in Pensacola, Florida can answer your questions and help you file a claim. The Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A. attorneys are here to help you as you struggle with the death of a close family member.

Our legal services are designed to meet your needs so that you don't have to go through the legal process alone. To get started with your case, call us at 850-741-7381 for a free case assessment.

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