In the state of Florida, how do you calculate the economic damages available to the adult non-dependent childeren (over age 50) of an elderly parent whose wrongful death was due to medical malpractice? Specifically, can you include lost pension and social security earnings in the calculation, and do you subtract from these projections living expenses?Thanks. I am referring to the estate collecting damages which in turn would be distributed to the heirs. I know that Florida law is not mal-practice friendly to adult children of elderly parents. There are no dependency issues here. I'm simply trying to find out if my mothers pension and her social security earnings are considered lost prospective net accumulations to the estate? And if so, do you subtract living expenses from these earnings projections?
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