When people are injured in an accident, they often want to reach a settlement of their claim as soon as possible. From a human standpoint, this makes a lot of sense. However, from a legal standpoint, an injured person should normally not settle until they reach "MMI" or "maximum medical improvement."
The term "Subrogation" frequently comes up in personal injury cases, both in Florida and elsewhere. So what does subrogation mean and how does it work?
In Florida, the state's wrongful death statute contained in Chapter 768, Florida Statutes, specifies that only the Personal Representative of the deceased person's estate may bring a wrongful death action.