A wrongful death claim is a type of personal injury lawsuit filed when someone is killed because of negligence. If your loved one died because of someone else’s actions, a McAllen wrongful death attorney can you hold the guilty party responsible in civil court.
We understand that after the loss of a loved one, the complexities of a lawsuit are overwhelming for grieving families. Our McAllen accident attorneys place a high priority on providing caring, compassionate legal assistance to minimize the burden of this process on the victim’s loved ones.
The most important element of a wrongful death claim in South Texas is the circumstances of how the victim died, rather than the cause of death. Tragic accidents can occur without negligence having played a role.
However, any death caused by negligent actions or the failure to provide reasonable care to prevent harm can be grounds for a possible wrongful death lawsuit. Some of the most common situations that lead to these types of claims include:
While these are the most common situations, they are by no means the only ones that can lead to a wrongful death claim. If you have questions about whether your loved one’s case qualifies, our McAllen personal injury attorneys can evaluate the situation and offer advice on whether a claim is possible.
The attorneys at the Law Office of Raúl A. Guajardo believe everyone deserves strong legal representation from a committed lawyer. We provide caring, experienced assistance to the families of wrongful death victims in the McAllen area and throughout South Texas.
If your loved one was killed because of someone else’s negligence, don’t delay. Contact us today for a free, confidential consultation.