The recent Florida bridge collapse killed a father, Brandon Brownfield, who was survived by his 3 young girls (and his wife). Thus, people are wondering how much a minor child is entitled to if his or her parent is killed in an accident.
Alternatively, I wrote a separate article if a “minor child” was killed in an accident.
I wrote an article about the FIU bridge collapse where I gave an estimated value of the likely payout for each family.
However, this article focuses on a minor child’s right to compensation if his or her parent was killed in an accident.
In Florida, a “minor child” has a claim if someone’s negligence caused his or her parent’s death in Florida.[Read more…]