The spouse of an injured person in florida has his or her own claim for loss of support,services and consortium. The spouse has no claim for any part of the injured person's recovery unless the spouse paid medical bils,etc. Check with a marital lawyer for confirmation.
This is definitely a question for a family lawyer. A personal injury is limited to getting the settlement/recovery.
I wish you the best.
My opinion and position stated above is not determinative of your rights, and you are free to seek other legal opinions. Should you decide to retain a lawyer, you should do so immediately as a statute of limitations may preclude you from bringing a claim in the future. If you are unclear about my opinion or you want to discuss this matter further, please feel free to call me at 305-536-3400.
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