Workers Compensation Claims in Florida probates
What happens if somebody dies in a tragic accident such as a wrongful death case then the estate may have a wrongful death lawsuit tied up in the Probate.
Workers Compensation claims in Florida probate. Ask any estate lawyer and they’ll tell you that many times if a decedent passed away it is usually life insurance proceeds but what happens if somebody dies in a tragic accident such as a wrongful death case. Then the estate may have a wrongful death lawsuit, the surviving spouse and others may have a right to receive wrongful death proceeds or money. What happens if that terrible injury happened on the job. Well, you need to know or understand workers compensation law.
For a very recent probate opinion on this issue, you can read the Ramsey case, the Ramsey’s were personal representatives of an estate vs. DeWitt Excavating.
This is a June 15th 2018 Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal appellate opinions that was handed down involving workers compensation and this claim or this appeal by this estate.