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Wrongful Death Blog

Differences Between Survival Actions and Wrongful Death Actions

Wrongful death claims and survival claims in Texas are similar because they deal with the effects of someone's death. However, that is where most of the similarities end. Wrongful death claims offer compensation for dependents, while survival claims… Read More

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up 7.7 Percent in 2015

An estimated 35,200 people lost their lives on U.S. roadways in 2015. Total traffic deaths rose 7.7 percent over the previous year, according to preliminary data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This increase is… Read More

Most Dangerous Occupations for Texans

In 2014, 4,679 fatalities were caused by injuries at work. Certain jobs in Texas are more dangerous than others.Ranchers, Farmers and Managers in the Agricultural IndustryJobs in the agricultural industry are prevalent in Texas. Managers are tasked with… Read More

What Is Your Life Worth? The Texas Legislature Says At Most, $250,000

What is your life worth? The Texas Legislature says at most, $250,000 when the state of Texas is responsible for killing you or your loved one. Is that enough to care for your family, should you die unexpectedly? Our lawmakers seem to think so. We don't.… Read More

Family Questions on Wrongful Death Claims

When a loved one dies as a result of a personal injury, family members may question if a wrongful death lawsuit could be filed. Wrongful death claims are a type of personal injury lawsuit, and each state has their own rules that govern these cases. Those… Read More

Wrongful Death Suits: Can You File Against a Business?

The unexpected loss of a loved one is a shocking and uncertain time for the families of wrongful death victims. You may feel even more overwhelmed if you believe a business or large corporation had a hand in their death, but do you have any recourse for… Read More