Carrollton Wrongful Death Lawyers
Compassionate Legal Representation After the Loss of a Loved One
The sudden death of a loved one is one of the most devastating events a person can experience and, unfortunately, such events are often the result of negligent or reckless actions on the part of other people, companies, and even government entities. Whether you live in a small town of 10,000 people or a city like Carrollton, Texas with more than 120,000 people, fatal accidents occur more often than they should. It is hard to think about what to do next after a loved one has been taken from you, but what you do after a fatal Texas accident can mean the difference between a future of financial and emotional hardship and one of financial security and emotional healing.
Proving Wrongful Death
Families who have lost loved ones in a fatal accident caused by the negligence of another have the right to pursue legal action to obtain compensation for their losses. Such a legal claim is referred to as "wrongful death." In order to successfully obtain compensation for a wrongful death, the victim's family must prove that negligence on the part of another person or entity caused the fatal incident. This, understandably, may be too much to ask of a grieving family. Oftentimes, families choose to forgo the opportunity to collect compensation because the added strain of legal action would just increase the emotional burdens they are already facing. However, a grieving family does not need to try to handle the law on their own.
The Need for Closure
A family that has lost a loved one in a wrongful death accident, be it a car crash or even an incident of medical malpractice, deserves the right to obtain justice for their loved one's death. By holding the at-fault party civilly accountable for their actions, a family could not only obtain compensation for losses such as medical bills, funeral costs, loss of future income, loss of companionship, loss of consortium, and emotional distress, but also obtain closure in holding the responsible party accountable for what they've done. By hiring an experienced Carrollton personal injury attorney, a grieving family can obtain justice while being able to focus on emotional healing.
Contact Steele Law, P.C.
If you have lost a loved one in a Texas wrongful death accident, the last thing you want to think about is having to deal with taking someone to court. That is why it is important to find the right attorney to take them to court for you.
At Steele Law, P.C., experienced lawyer Dina Steele is dedicated to helping grieving families obtain justice and rightful compensation from the negligent party that caused the death of their loved one. With Ms. Steele by your side, you can be sure that legal matters will not get in the way of your emotional wellbeing. We are committed to our clients and treat them with compassion and respect while providing the personal attention they deserve. Even if you decide not to pursue legal action, understanding your rights and options can help you make an informed decision. Call us today at (214) 333-4357 to help you better understand your legal rights and options.