There are few experiences in life more difficult than losing a loved one, especially when the death was caused by someone else’s negligence. Fortunately, the law provides specific rights to surviving family members to pursue compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one.
Wrongful death claims allow families to recover compensation for:
When a victim is killed as a result of another person’s actions, certain family members may be able to file a wrongful death claim. This claim, or lawsuit, will require the family to prove several legal elements in order to hold the at-fault party responsible for their losses. For example, a victim’s family will be required to show another’s wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default caused the death of their family member.
Family members can bring wrongful death claims after some of the following types of accidents:
At Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs, our compassionate Houston wrongful death attorneys are prepared to advocate for the rights of your family. Call our office today to learn more about your options. We offer free and confidential consultations to get you started, and we accept all cases on a contingency fee basis—which means that you don’t pay unless we win.
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