If your loved one passed away in an accident caused by another party, you may qualify to file a wrongful death case against the liable party. In some cases, more than one party may be liable for your loved one’s death.
A wrongful death lawyer in Pasadena, TX from D. Miller & Associates, PLLC may be able to help you pursue a recovery for the damages your family has experienced.
Call us at 713-850-8600 for a free case evaluation.
D. Miller & Associates, PLLC Wrongful Death Lawyers May Be Able to Help
Miller & Associates, PLLC attorneys bring a sensitive and effective approach to helping you exercise your legal options following the death of a loved one.
Here are a few examples of how we help our wrongful death clients:
- Gather evidence to establish who is at fault for your loved one’s death.
- Recommend the most appropriate legal course for your case.
- Negotiate a settlement with the liable parties.
- Represent you in court, if necessary.
Speak with a member of our team to review and evaluate your case. Call us at 713-850-8600.
Common Types of Wrongful Death Cases
Our wrongful death lawyers in Pasadena, TX handle many different types of fatal accident cases, including:
Reckless and careless drivers are to blame for many fatal auto accidents. Some of the negligent behaviors that may cause a fatal accident that leads to a wrongful death claim include:
- Aggressive driving
- Failure to yield
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
Our firm may be able to help after a fatal car, 18-wheeler or truck, motorcycle, bus, or other auto accident.
Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents
Negligent drivers may be to blame for a bicyclist’s or pedestrian’s death. In many cases, a driver would have violated traffic laws or was negligent in some way. If such negligence happened, the negligent driver may be liable for the fatal bicycle or pedestrian accident.
Premises Liability Cases
If your loved one passed away because of a preventable accident on another party’s property, you may be able to file a premises liability case for wrongful death. Your case must establish the property owner knew or should have known of a dangerous condition but failed to correct it or warn visitors of it.
If you believe that you have a wrongful death case, call us at 713-850-8600 for a free case evaluation.
Damages & Expenses You May Recover in a Wrongful Death Case
If your family incurred expenses or suffered financial losses related to your loved one’s death, you may be able to pursue a recovery for those damages.
Here are some of the things D. Miller & Associates, PLLC can do to help you get compensation for your damages:
- Collect evidence
- Retrieve documents
- Secure expert testimony
- Build a compelling case that establishes the damages, expenses, and losses your family has endured
- Fight for a fair settlement or judgment.
Damages you may be able to recover in a wrongful death case include:
- Lost income from the deceased
- Loss of companionship
- Expenses you incurred for medical care
- Funeral and burial expenses
To get started, call us at 713-850-8600.
We May Be Able to Settle Out of Court
We may be able to negotiate a fair settlement with the defendant and insurance company avoiding the unnecessary burden and cost of litigation.
However, if the other party disputes fault, refuses to offer a fair settlement, or denies your claim, we may have to take your case to court to fight for a fair recovery.
A wrongful death lawyer in Pasadena, TX, from D. Miller & Associates, PLLC can provide legal counsel, negotiate with the at-fault party, and represent you in court if necessary. Get a free case evaluation by calling 713-850-8600.
Statute of Limitations on a Wrongful Death Claim
In the state of Texas, the statute of limitations for a wrongful death lawsuit is two years. This means that under Texas law you have two years from the date of death to file a lawsuit.
If you fail to take legal action before this deadline, you may be unable to file a wrongful death case and, thus, may be unable to pursue a recovery for your family’s damages.
Call a Wrongful Death Attorney in Pasadena, TX at 713-850-8600
If you lost a loved one in an accident that somebody else caused, a D. Miller & Associates, PLLC attorney may be able to help. We offer legal services for families of victims killed in an accident.
A wrongful death lawyer from our firm may be able to help you gather evidence, file a claim against the at-fault party, and help you through the legal process.
For a free case evaluation, call us at 713-850-8600.