Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death and Survival Actions in Texas

After the unexpected death of a loved one, legal definitions might be the last thing on your mind. Once some time has passed, however, you may want to explore your family’s legal options with a compassionate Austin wrongful death attorney. If your loved one died in circumstances such as a car wreck, slip and fall, workplace… read more

How to Prove Fault in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Some deaths are natural or unavoidable. These are still tragic, but not legally “wrongful.” Wrongful deaths would not have happened were it not for the negligence, misconduct, or intentional act of another party. In these cases, the Texas court system allows surviving family members to sue the responsible party for damages. If you have a… read more

How to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

If someone close to you is killed, you have options for bringing the responsible party to justice. Texas law describes wrongful death as any unlawful or wrong act – be it from neglect, lack of experience, or willful disregard – which results in someone’s death. If you have experienced this kind of situation, these legal… read more

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Suit in Texas?

When someone dies at the hands of another in a preventable incident, survivors of the deceased may file a wrongful death claim against the person or group responsible. Wrongful death claims provide survivors with financial compensation to cover funerary, living, and loss of companionship costs. Only certain people can file wrongful death claims, and every… read more