Losing loved one is always a devastating experience, especially if that loss is needlessly caused by someone else’s carelessness or negligence. Unfortunately, big insurance companies often try to take advantage of grieving families by making fast settlement offers for low amounts. The settlement offers rarely come close to providing Justice to a family that they deserve. The Firouzbakht Law Firm offers families who have lost loved ones and open hand to help them through their tragedy and a firm fist to make sure that those at-fault are held responsible for what they’ve done.
It is important to have an inexperienced fatality lawyer or wrongful death lawyer to hold the responsible party accountable. The sooner that a wrongful death attorney is involved, the sooner they are able to preserve evidence an begin working on your wrongful death claim.
A wrongful death can impact a family in so many ways beyond losing a loved one. Whether it’s funeral expenses, the loss of income, medical bills, or other costs associated with a wrongful death, an experienced wrongful death attorney can help you and your loved ones ensure that you are fairly compensated. Contact us today to schedule a FREE consultation.
Examples of Potential Wrongful Death Claims
A wrongful death claim can come from a variety of different situations. A wrongful death claim occurs due to person or company who does something neglectful, wrong, or careless. A wrongful death can also occur because a person or company failed to do something.
Wrongful deaths can result from the following:
The victim’s surviving spouse can file a wrongful death claim in Texas.
The victim’s children can file a wrongful death claim. Wrongful death claims are not limited to biological children and minors (under the age of 18). Adopted children and adult children (over 18) may file wrongful death claims.
Parents and adoptive parents can file wrongful death claims for their deceased children.
Unfortunately, siblings, cousins, friends, and co-workers are unable to file wrongful death claims in Texas.
Under Texas law, if the victim’s spouse, children, and/or parents do not file a wrongful death lawsuit, the executor (personal representative) of the deceased victim’s estate can bring a wrongful death claim.