Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Attorneys

When a loved one is killed in an accident, not only are the emotions overwhelming for the family for family and friends are at a point in time when, it can be difficult to gather the information need to determine who is responsible for the wrongful death, that is why it is important to retain an experienced law firm to help you throughout the process.  The consultation is free and our firm is only paid upon the completion of case.

It is important if you or your family has suffered a loss that you understand that a wrongful death claim can be filed if there is a person or corporation responsible for the death. The most common wrongful death claims filed by a firm are those wrongful deaths occurring as a result of a work-related accident or on the job or construction accident as a result of an auto accident.

It is important to understand in the event the loss occurred at work the Texas Employers have an obligation to provide their employees with a safe work environment for their employees. If the employer does not take the appropriate steps and a death occurs on the job, then a wrongful death suit may be filed for negligence and possibly gross negligence. Similarly, a vehicle driver has the responsibility to drive safely on the roadway and not endanger other drivers, occupants, pedestrians, other vehicles and property. If a driver is driving recklessly and another person is killed due this driver, then a wrongful suit is appropriate. Wrongful death suits can compensate the victim's family for the loss of a lifetime of earnings the victim would have received, if he or she had lived a full and useful life. Wrongful death settlements or verdicts can also compensate the victim's family for medical expenses, mental anguish and loss of companionship issues as well as funeral expenses, etc that occur due to the incident related to the death. If the person or entity who caused the death acted callously or without regard to others' safety, then punitive damages may be obtained for the family.  If you have lost a loved one as a result of an accident call us toll free at 1.800.862.1260
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