Abraham Ira Remchuk died after being hit by an F-150 on Lakeland Highlands Road while performing survey work on February 10, 2020 in Lakeland, Florida as reported in The Ledger. Remchuk was a licensed professional surveyor and mapper.
Remchuk was hit by a 2006 Ford F-150 driven by Bryce Warneke. The Ledger reports that Remchuk was wearing an orange vest and was standing near surveying equipment but that there were no warning signs displayed in the area or any safety cones present in the roadway where the accident happened.
Help For The Family
We are sorry to hear of this loss and we want to offer some help. Below is a list of sources of potential recovery for the family to check out (in no particular order).
- No-fault benefits in Florida provide a $5,000 death benefit for a car accident
- Workers compensation has a death benefit (paid regardless of fault)
- A wrongful death claim against the driver of the F-150 or the owner under principles of vicarious liability
- Uninsured/underinsured motorist benefits from Mr. Remchuk’s auto insurance policy
These benefits are all in addition to any life insurance policies that may be available, either privately purchased or through employment.
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