Coping with the loss of a loved one can be one of the most trying times of our lives. When your family member’s death was caused by another party’s negligence or wrongdoing, the grieving process only intensifies In these instances, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit and receive the closure and financial compensation to which you and your family are due. By definition, a wrongful death is when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another party. Those who were dependent on, or a beneficiary of, may be entitled to monetary damages.In such a case, you will need an experienced wrongful death lawyer or personal injury attorney.
Houston Wrongful Death Lawyer
At Roxell Richards and Associates, we realize that no amount of money can ever replace your loss. But, we have helped the heirs and loved ones of victims of numerous wrongful deaths uncover the truth about their death and obtain a recovery to help offset the past and future costs and income loss associated with their loss. We have recovered millions for family members of wrongful death victims.While states across America have passed wrongful death statutes in order to compel manufacturing companies, hospitals, and doctors to act carefully in their professional responsibilities, wrongful deaths often occur in situations such as:
- Emergency Room Medical Malpractice– Wrongful death lawsuits can stem from hospital workers negligence in the emergency room, such as performing surgical errors, misdiagnosing a health condition, or prematurely discharging a patient
- Anesthesia Malpractice- If an anesthesiologist fails in their professional responsibilities and administers a fatal, anesthetic dosage
Vehicle Accidents- Automobile companies may be held responsible for defective products in their automobile, while trucking companies may be held accountable for truck accidents if their employee breaks trucking regulations
Texas Medical Malpractice Law Information
The laws involved in wrongful death lawsuits are complicated in Texas. The CDC has extensive research and information on the history of wrongful deaths in this country. During your grieving period, consideration of a wrongful death lawsuit may not seem urgent-however, wrongful death cases must be filed within a specific time period or you risk losing your right to financial compensation. You need the help of an experienced, wrongful death lawyer to guide you through the process and help you to receive the monetary damages you are entitled to.