What damages can be recovered in a Florida wrongful death/DUI case?

In tragic situations where a drunk driving crash takes a life the damages are punitive damages because drunk driving is intentional. Nobody drives drunk by accident. Nobody drives drunk without knowing that they were drinking before, without knowing that they’re behind the wheel of a car. It’s intentional, that’s the first thing. Punitive damages can definitely be an issue. In wrongful death cases we could be talking about all sorts of things. Loss of companionship, also loss of support, loss of earning capacity if the person who was killed was still in their working years.

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