How Tate Law Offices, P.C., Can Help with Your Wrongful Death Case or Survival Claim Lawsuit

Given the high stakes in a case involving death, insurance companies dispatch their adjusters, investigators, and attorneys to begin work on a wrongful death case within minutes or hours of a death. The sole goal of the insurance companies is to develop evidence that they can use to deny payment of compensation to the survivors and the estate. Therefore, it is extremely important to contact the Dallas wrongful death attorneys at Tate Law Offices, P.C., in Dallas as soon as possible.

In order to build a strong wrongful death and survival case our experienced Dallas wrongful death case lawyers will:

  • Quickly secure the evidence.
  • Obtain witness affidavits.
  • Take photographs.
  • Download black box data.
  • Have an accident reconstruction engineer to reconstruct the accident
  • Send letters to safeguard against the destruction or modification of any of the vehicles or other evidence.
  • Hire an economist, after the initial evidence is obtained, to calculate the financial loss the family will incur due to the death.
  • Assist with setting up the estate of the deceased to bring the estate’s claims and transfer the estate’s assets to the heirs of the estate.

At Tate Law Offices, P.C., our wrongful death lawyers thoroughly understand the technical, medical, and legal aspects of Dallas wrongful death and survival cases. We will fight to recover damages owed to you in order to help you begin healing from your devastating loss. In addition to the emotional effects of a loved one’s death, we understand the financial stresses you may be under after the death of your family member.

Therefore, our Dallas wrongful death case lawyers will provide a no cost evaluation of your case. Additionally, we will not charge you any legal fees unless we recover damages from your wrongful death case. Contact us to arrange a meeting with one of our experienced and caring attorneys.

Compensation the Surviving Spouse of the Deceased May Recover from Dallas Wrongful Death Cases

Children of the deceased person may file a wrongful death lawsuit in Dallas to recover the following damages:

  • Mental anguish
  • Pecuniary (financial) loss
  • Loss of advice and counsel
  • Loss of household and domestic services
  • Loss of the monetary value of nurture, care, education, and guidance
  • Loss of maintenance, support, and reasonable contributions of pecuniary value
  • Loss of inheritance
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of companionship and society
  • Bystander damages if the child witnessed the event
  • Exemplary damages if there was grossly negligent or willful conduct.