Wrongful death can result from a wide range of circumstances, including car accidents, defective products, slip and falls, or more.
In wrongful death cases, potential outcomes may include:
At Maverick Ray Law, we work tirelessly to secure the best possible outcome for our clients, ensuring their rights are protected and justice is served.
Losing a loved one is always a painful experience, but when that loss occurs due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another party, it becomes a wrongful death situation. Wrongful death can result from a wide range of circumstances, including car accidents, defective products, slip and falls, drunk driving incidents, workplace accidents, or even acts of violence like murder. In these tragic cases, a Texas wrongful death attorney becomes a crucial advocate, helping families seek compensation for their devastating loss.
At Maverick Ray Law, we understand that no amount of compensation can truly replace a beloved family member. However, we also recognize the importance of financial stability in the aftermath of such a sudden loss. Our dedicated team of wrongful death attorneys is committed to safeguarding the rights of our clients throughout the legal process.
Wrongful death claims can arise from a variety of accidents and incidents. These may include:
In Texas, wrongful death claims allow surviving family members to seek compensation for various damages, including:
These damages, when awarded in a wrongful death claim, are distributed among surviving family members based on the degree of injury they suffered as a result of the tragic loss, as determined by the court.
If you've lost a loved one in a wrongful death incident, don't hesitate to reach out to Maverick Ray Law for a free consultation of your wrongful death case. We are here to serve you and help you seek the justice and compensation your family deserves.
Surviving spouses, children, or parents typically have three months to file a wrongful death claim in Texas. If this window is missed, the executor of the estate or a personal representative can file on their behalf.
Eligibility to file a wrongful death lawsuit typically includes immediate family members like spouses and children, and may extend to life partners, financial dependents, distant relatives, or estate representatives.
To pursue a wrongful death claim, you must establish that someone died due to someone's intent to cause harm or negligence. Additionally, a personal representative of the estate should already be appointed, and surviving family members must have suffered monetary losses due to the death.
The value of a wrongful death claim is determined by various factors, including the deceased's lost wages and potential future earnings, medical and funeral expenses, and the survivors' loss of companionship and support. Non-economic damages like pain and suffering may also be considered. The calculation often involves complex legal and financial assessments and may vary based on jurisdiction-specific laws. An attorney specializing in wrongful death cases can provide a more accurate valuation based on the specifics of the case
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