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Crosley Law Firm Represents Families of Texas Wrongful Death Victims
When a loved one dies too soon, it can leave you reeling—especially if someone’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional misconduct was to blame. Along with your grief and anger, you might feel uncertain about how you’ll manage without your loved one’s emotional and financial support.
At Crosley Law Firm, we help our clients rebuild after a wrongful death by demanding accountability and fair compensation for your losses.
To schedule a free consultation with one of our wrongful death attorneys, please call us at 210-LAW-3000 | 210-529-3000 or simply complete the form on this page. We’ll listen to the details of your story and help you decide what your best course of action is moving forward. And if we can take on your case, we have a no-fee policy. That means you don’t pay us a cent unless we get you a settlement or win your case in court.
Below, our wrongful death attorneys have put together some information that will help you if you have lost a loved one because of someone else’s careless behavior.
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What Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
You have a wrongful death claim when someone’s willful or negligent behavior led to the death of a loved one. Wrongful deaths most commonly occur as the result of medical malpractice, criminal activity, motor vehicle accidents, defective products, or work-related fatalities. The goal of suing for wrongful death is to seek damages related to lost wages, expenses associated with your loved one’s death, mental anguish, and loss of support.
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In Texas, the spouse, parents, or children of the deceased can file a wrongful death suit, but siblings cannot. You also need to act quickly. There is a two-year statute of limitations for Texas wrongful death claims. In other words, if you don’t file your lawsuit within two years of your loved one’s death, you lose your right to compensation. However, because your lawyer will need to complete a lengthy investigation before filing your lawsuit, the sooner you start, the better.
Calculating the Damages for Your Wrongful Death Claim
Depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident, an attorney can help you seek the following types of wrongful death damages:
This includes your loved one’s lost earnings, lost financial support, and funeral and burial costs
Compensation for your pain and suffering as well as your loss of companionship are classified as non-economic damages.
Survival damages include the costs of your loved one’s medical bills and other losses that they suffered while fighting for survival after their injury and before their passing.
These damages are awarded in shocking cases. They punish the defendant and are meant to discourage others from acting or engaging in similar behavior.
Calculating damages in a wrongful death claim is not a simple process. It involves carefully evaluating every element of your situation, the financial costs associated with the incident, and the emotional impact of the death.
When you work with a wrongful death lawyer at Crosley Law Firm, we’ll help you understand the value of your claims and stand up for your rights. We also strive to give you emotional support and room to grieve.
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How Do I Make a Wrongful Death Claim?
Before you start negotiating with an insurance company, it’s in your best interest to hire a qualified wrongful death law firm to represent you and your loved one. Most defendants will be far more willing to settle for a reasonable sum when you have an experienced wrongful death attorney with an excellent track record. The attorneys at Crosley Law Firm have a long and successful history of handling wrongful death lawsuits.
When you hire a lawyer at Crosley Law Firm, our team will investigate your loved one’s death and identify the individuals who are legally responsible. We use cutting-edge litigation technology, our experience, and expert witnesses to develop our clients’ complex wrongful death lawsuits.
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At Crosley Law Firm, our attorneys possess a wealth of knowledge and experience handling wrongful death cases. Whether you are seeking claims against a reckless driver or filing a wrongful death lawsuit against hospital staff, we empathize with our clients’ unique circumstances and work to reduce the stress and turmoil of litigation while you are coping with overwhelming grief.
Again, we offer free consultations and a no-fee policy. Please call us at 210-LAW-3000 | 210-529-3000 or complete our contact form for a free consultation and more information about the Crosley approach.
The content provided here is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject.