Unfortunately, another innocent pedestrian has been struck and killed by vehicle in Tampa Bay. A young nineteen-year-old college student, Brooke Gonzalez, went out for a jog on Monday night and did not return. While jogging along the sidewalk near her apartment, a vehicle came up onto the sidewalk, struck Ms. Gonzalez and then slammed into the guard rail. The tragic loss of a young life has left friends and family devastated. The FHP has not yet released the cause of the pedestrian accident.
The loss of a loved one can be a painful and devastating experience. And while you’re making necessary arrangements and grieving your loss, the last thing you want to think about is finding a wrongful death attorney. However, because of the statute of limitations—the amount of time you have to file a legal claim—it’s important to find a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. The attorney you choose will take legal action against the liable party and hold them accountable for the death of your loved one. Therefore, it’s important to choose someone who will give your important case the attention it deserves. We know that choosing the right attorney during this difficult time isn’t easy and you may feel compelled to rush your decision so you can get back to your personal family time. However, there are some important things you must consider before hiring a wrongful death lawyer in Tampa.