Death comes eventually to all living things, including people Texans we know and love. When someone dies from age-related conditions or serious medical problems, we find it easier to move on, especially if we have prepared for the event for any length of time. In cases of sudden death from unexpected causes, however, most of us are likely to feel shock and to wonder how our loved one died and whether someone is responsible. If we find that human negligence contributed to the person's death, then we may want some sense of justice and seek some sort of compensation.
Our law firm has been handling wrongful death cases for more than 15 years. We know how difficult losing a loved one is. As you seek justice for the untimely death of your loved one, you may be wondering how to cover funeral expenses and make up for any other financial losses.
In these types of situations, we advise our clients to search for legal options that can bring financial relief. One those available to surviving family members is to accept any settlement offered by an insurance company for the negligent party. These companies often try to settle cases out of court because they think court judgments are too unreasonable in the amount of compensation they award. Be sure the settlement is fair and covers your losses.
Another viable option is filing a wrongful death claim. Uncertainty about whether a wrongful death claim is the best solution is understandable. Fortunately, you can speak with our team of legal experts who can explain this type of claim in detail, allowing you to make a sound decision that could lead to financial recovery.
For more information regarding wrongful death claims, you may find our website helpful. It details various options for potential plaintiffs.