There is nothing more traumatizing and devastating than having your loved one killed. It can be more heart-wrenching to learn that an act of negligence contributed to the accident. When this happens and you lose someone you love to a preventable accident, Texas laws allow you to file a wrongful death claim for compensation. Truly, no amount of money can make up for the sudden loss of your loved one. However, the compensation you get allows you to cover losses attributed to their absence, as well as secure the future of those dependent on the deceased.
Of course, filing a wrongful death claim is not only complex but also traumatizing. You can’t bring yourself to the realization that your loved one is gone. Also, the party responsible may not be willing to admit liability, let alone compensate you. Insurance companies are also not in the business of settling you on a silver plate. A compassionate Montgomery County wrongful death lawyer is the ideal person for such cases. Reach out to our firm today to speak with a caring personal injury attorney.
Not all deaths are eligible for a claim. To successfully bring a wrongful death claim, you must prove that an act of negligence directly led to the loss of life for your loved one. For example, if a drunk driver knocked down a pedestrian, their claim must show that the deceased would have been alive but for the driver’s breach of care.
Many accidents result in wrongful death lawsuits. Sadly, most of them are preventable. They include:
A Montgomery County wrongful death attorney can help the family of the decedent establish liability for the loss of their loved one.
Not everyone can file a wrongful death claim just because they were close with the deceased. Only close and specified family members of the deceased have this authority. Specifically, these parties are:
Normally, the deceased’s estate is given priority to claim compensation on behalf of their loved one. You should speak with our caring Montgomery County wrongful death attorneys about your eligibility before filing a lawsuit.
The amount of compensation you stand to recover is based on the facts around your case. As a general rule, you are allowed to seek compensation for tangible and intangible losses. However, for most wrongful death cases, many damages are not tangible or economic. Evaluating the worth of intangible losses can be extremely difficult. This is why you should work with a resourceful and proven Montgomery County accidental death attorney.
The attorneys at our firm can help you recover compensation for:
Calculating the value of your claims is not a one plus one affair. The process is intricate, and in many cases, you may need a financial expert. He or she will take into account the current and future losses before arriving at a figure. You also need proof, and compiling some of the documents required may take its toll on you.
Our attorneys will do this on your behalf while appraising you on every step they make. You only need to show up in court when need be, so you can focus on other matters while they work on your case.
Through our compassionate and skilled Montgomery County wrongful death lawyers, we’ve helped our clients secure the compensation that not only covers their present financial obligations, but also secures their future. You should not be left behind. Our legal teams are backed by decades of experience that keeps us a step ahead of other attorneys when it comes to advocating for your rights.
We thoroughly investigate cases brought to us, bringing on board our rich network of experts who delve deeper into the facts around your case. Our results speak for themselves, having won over $10 million as compensation on behalf of our clients. To speak with us, please fill out our online contact form or call today.