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Wrongful Death Claims in Texas
Losing a loved one is one of the most painful experiences we can go through in life, and when that loss is due to the negligence or recklessness of another person or entity, it can be even more devastating. If you have lost a family member or loved one due to someone else’s actions, you may have the right to file a wrongful death claim in Texas.

What is Wrongful Death in Texas?

Wrongful death is defined as the death of a person caused by the wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default of another person or corporation. In Texas, the surviving family members may file a wrongful death claim against the party responsible for the death to seek compensation for the losses they have suffered.

Who can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas?

In Texas, the surviving spouse, children, and parents of the deceased person have the right to file a wrongful death claim. If there are no surviving spouses, children, or parents, then the executor or administrator of the deceased person’s estate can file the claim. It is important to note that the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim in Texas is two years from the deceased person’s death date.

What Damages are Available in a Wrongful Death Claim?

Wrongful Death Claims in Texas

In Texas, the damages that may be available in a wrongful death claim include:

  • Medical expenses related to the deceased person’s final injury or illness

  • Funeral and burial expenses

  • Lost earning capacity of the deceased person

  • Loss of companionship, love, and emotional support

  • Mental anguish and emotional distress

How Can Rodney Jones Law PC Help?

At Rodney Jones Law PC, we understand the pain and difficulty of losing a loved one. Our experienced attorneys can help you navigate the legal process of filing a wrongful death claim and seeking compensation for your losses. We will work tirelessly to ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Contact Us Today

If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s actions, we urge you to contact us today via email at calls@rjoneslawgroup.com or 832-37RJLAW (75529) to schedule a free consultation. We will evaluate your case and provide the guidance and support you need during this difficult time. Our compassionate and dedicated attorneys are here to help you get through this and to fight for justice on behalf of your loved one.