FAQ Category: Wrongful Death

The Statue of Limitations in Texas for wrongful death claims and survival actions is two years from the date of of the fatality. There may be exceptions to this, but these are best determined with the help of a qualified wrongful death attorney that practices in the state of Texas….

A survival action aims to collect damages suffered by a victim prior to their death. This could include the cost of medical care, such as hospitalization, any losses due to property damage, pain, suffering, mental anguish and other potential damages that deserve compensation. Survival actions address damages similar to those…

A surviving spouse, child or parent may file a wrongful death lawsuit in Texas courts to seek compensation for a deceased family member. This allows surviving relatives to be compensated for damages they have suffered due to a fatality involving a loved one. What kind of damages can a family…

A legal procedure where a plaintiff or a small group of plaintiffs act on behalf of a larger group or class of plaintiffs who have all suffered similar injuries or damages. A class action must have a common defendant or defendants. Class actions can arise from injuries that are physical…