San Antonio Wrongful Death Attorneys
Fight for Justice - File a Claim of Wrongful Death
One of the most tragic accidents that can occur results in the death of
a loved one. Unexpected and unprepared, the actions of a person, manufacturer,
or entity that results in the wrongful death of another person should
be handled in the courts. As a survivor, you are entitled to compensation
for your loss, including the loss of support, income, companionship, funeral
expenses, and more. By taking aggressive action, you can also hold the
responsible party accountable and help prevent incidents like this from
taking the life of another person.
At Maloney & Campolo, our personal injury lawyers know how traumatic
this time can be for you and seek to make the process as simple as possible.
Take the time to grieve and heal while we launch a campaign to recover
what you are entitled to.
Can I File A Wrongful Death Claim?
If one person has died due to the legal fault of someone else, then a wrongful
death lawsuit can be bought on their behalf. In Texas, this lawsuit is
to be filed by a representative of the survivors, usually the executor
of their estate but can also include:
- Surviving spouse, children, or parents;
- Adult children;
- Adopted child for an adoptive parent only;
- Adoptive parents for an adopted child; excepting
- Siblings filing on behalf of the other.
If anyone besides the executor of the estate seeks to file a wrongful death
claim in San Antonio, it must be completed within three months of their
death. Filed with the executor, there is two years from the time of death
to bring a claim on your behalf. With so little time to act, it is important
that you can be sure that your case is in the right hands while you recover
from your loss.
What Can I Recover In A Wrongful Death Claim?
Nothing can ever compensate for the untimely death of a loved one, and
wrongful death claims are meant to help you cope during this time. The
financial amount you may be granted can help ease this time and the financial
burden you may otherwise carry.
When you work with our San Antonio wrongful death lawyers, you can recover
money aimed at covering lost earning capacity, lost care and support,
mental and emotional pain and suffering, loss of companionship, loss of
inheritance, and even exemplary damages.
If you are interested in learning more about wrongful death claims or wondering
how you can get started, contact Maloney & Campolo now.
Call 210.465.1523 today our fill out our form for a