Wrongful Death Claims in Corpus Christi
Compassionate Representation from Robert J. Gonzalez, Attorney At Law
This is a tough time for you. You have to grieve and still ensure that you protect your family’s rights. I know it’s not fair, however, I greatly respect you for doing just that. I would be honored to discuss the facts behind the loss of your loved one. Because it is not just about a case, it is about a human being. I look forward to using my over 30 years of experience as an attorney to discuss the rights that you have in regards to the loss of your loved one. I hope our meeting gives you some comfort in that perhaps you can find a path to learn what really occurred in the loss of your family member. This is an important part of the grieving process and recovery.
I look forward to fighting hard to help your family. You have rights and we look forward to protecting them.
Who Can Sue for Wrongful Death in Texas?
In Texas, wrongful death claims can be filed by certain members of the decedent's family. Examples of family members that can file for a wrongful death claim are parents, surviving spouse, children, even adopted children. The claim can be a group claim by the family or be a single claim
How are Wrongful Death Proceeds Divided in Texas?
Wrongful death proceeds are divided in Texas by having all of the various claims consolidated into one lawsuit. For award compensation, every surviving family member will receive a different amount based on their relationship with the decedent and the merit of their loss and suffering.
Is There a Time Limit to Sue for Wrongful Death?
The general statute of limitations for a wrongful death claim is two years of the date since the death of the victim. In certain cases, however, the statute of limitations may be as short as one year. Special rules apply to minors (minors usually have two years from the date they reach their majority to file a lawsuit) and persons with a mental disability and in cases involving fraud or intentional acts.
Why Work with Robert J. Gonzalez, Attorney At Law?
When you choose to retain the services of my firm, I review the entirety of your case and determine who is at fault for the wrongs that you are facing. I go over all evidence, interview key witnesses and leave no stone unturned in finding out who is liable for the suffering you are experiencing. Each case will be treated with the utmost care and I will take the time to explain each part of the process to you and your family. Whether the case is settled outside of court, or if the case needs to be litigated, you can be confident that you are in good hands when you work with my office.
Schedule a Consultation by Calling (361) 993-3333
Are you ready to get started? Do you have more questions regarding wrongful and the statute of limitations that may apply to you? If so, contact my office and schedule a free initial consultation with my team.
I am aware that this time in your life may be difficult, but with my experience and skilled representation, we may be able to find a resolution in a timely and cost-effective manner. To learn more, call (361) 993-3333 today.