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What is wrongful death claim?

Who can bring a wrongful death claim?

What can be recovered in a wrongful death claim?

Texas law allows an action for wrongful death to be maintained if there is a wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default of one party that causes the death of another. Click  here to read more..

In Texas, only the surviving spouse, children, and parents of the deceased person may file a wrongful death claim. The claim can be filed singly. Also a group of them may choose to file it together. If you believe you may have a wrongful death claim, contact a wrongful death lawyer immediately.

Lost earning capacity; lost care, maintenance, services, support, mental & emotional anguish, pain & suffering; lost love, companionship, comfort, lost inheritance, including what the deceased would likely have saved and left to surviving family members if he or she had lived a normal expected lifetime.

What is the deadline for filing a wrongful death claim?

What does it cost to file a wrongful death claim?

What may give rise to a wrongful death claim?

In Texas, a wrongful death claim must be filed within 2 years of the death of the loved one. Unless certain limited exceptions apply, please consult a lawyer soonest to determine your rights.

Most Houston wrongful death lawyers will work on contingency fee basis. This means there is no need to pay an upfront fees. Contact a wrongful death lawyer today for free review of your case.

Wrongful death claims may exist if a loved one dies because of the negligence of others, such as drunk driving accident, auto accident, 18-wheeler truck wreck, doctor or hospital malpractice, defective product, explosion or any other kind of error on someone or some company’s part 

Funeral costs, medical bills and many other expenses will rapidly add up. The emotional damage to you and your family due to the loss is irreparable. Call our law firm today and we will fight for your rights. It’s enough that your love one was taken from you suddenly, you shouldn’t have to bear the financial burden, as well. With the assistance of our personal injury lawyer, you can receive the compensation you are enitled to due to the wrongful death. At our law firm, you are not just a number, you are our client.

Understanding Texas Wrongful Death Law

If your spouse or a loved one died as a direct result of the negligent, wrongful, wreckless or careless acts of another individual, a company or municipality, you may be eligible to recover compensation as part of a wrongful death claim.

You may be entitled to compensation if the death resulted from the following types of accidents/incidents:

  1. Car or other vehicular accidents, inluding bike accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents.
  2. Premises liability (death occurred under circumstances for which the owner of the property should be held responsible)
  3. Product Liability (death occurred due to defective product)
  4. Medical malpractice (death occurred due to negligent act of a medical provider or medical facility)
  5. Animal attack (death occurred due to the negligent act of animal owner).
  6. work-related accidents
  7. Murder or manslaughter
  8. Negligent supervision by those in charge of children or the mentally unfit.

Please call us now to find out if you or a loved one is entitled to recieve compensation from a wrongful death due to the negligent act of another individual.