What to do if a Child Suffers From a Wrongful Death Loss, Part 1
Before anyone can help a child, they need to take care of themselves. If someone is experiencing complicated, prolonged or abnormal grief, they may not be of any help to a child without getting needed professional psychological help for themselves. People should seek and get professional help they need from a physician or counselor.
You personally should be closely attuned to your child or children’s progress through the grief resolution process. Never hesitate to get professional medical intervention if warranted by the persistence or severity your child or children’s symptoms.
To get the best help for a child or children, parents must be able to tell the difference between dysfunctional and normal grieving processes. This applies to both themselves and the children or child.Get Good Answers if You and Your Child or Children Suffer a Wrongful Death
Sometimes a loved one’s death is not from natural causes, an individual simply getting old or a person suffering from with a hereditary condition.
In some of these cases the death can and should be seen as a Wrongful Death.
The legal term “Wrongful Death” applies to situations when the victim was killed as a result of a medical mistake, in an auto accident, by a defective prescription drug or a defective product. Wrongful Death can also occur because of a work site accident, an accident that happened on a boat or on a plane or in a construction accident. These fatal events are usually caused by an act of negligence or carelessness by an individual or corporation which then warrants a Wrongful Death suit.
If what is legally a “Wrongful Death” has happened, it is a very good idea to seek counsel from an experienced Corpus Christi Wrongful Death Attorney immediately. If you do so, that attorney can begin the investigation to try and find out why this particular death happened, under what circumstances did the event or accident occur. The attorney and his or her legal team can investigate and find out if someone was negligent, did a prescription drug or other product malfunction. They can also start to figure out who bares legal responsibility for the death. They can find out if there were there witnesses who saw the event. They can see that the evidence which indicates that someone acted negligently is collected protected and safeguarded. The attorney can figure out if lawsuit should be filed against any possibly responsible parties. They can also see what measures can be put in place to reduce the chances of this type of death from happening to somebody else down the road.
Give us a call at Carabin Shaw. Our experienced Corpus Christi Wrongful Death legal team is ready, willing and able to assist you in your hour of need. We have the experience to take as much of the burden off of you as possible and let you do what you need to do, which is to heal and take good care of any children effected by this unfortunate death.
Are you in Corpus Christi? Have you suffered the wrongful death of a loved one?
Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 361.444.1111, local if you’re in Corpus.
The Carabin Shaw Offices in Corpus Christi are located two blocks south of the Nueces County Courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas.
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