McKinney Wrongful Death Lawyer | Dale R. Rose, PLLC

Wrongful Death

When a person dies as a result of someone’s negligence or unintentional actions, it is called a wrongful death. When the relatives decide to bring justice to their loved one who died, they can file a wrongful death lawsuit with the help of an experienced McKinney wrongful death lawyer.

What scenarios can result in wrongful death?

  • When a person dies as a direct result of someone’s deliberate actions, it can be called wrongful death.
  • When a person dies as a direct result of negligence on the part of a doctor, nurse or any other healthcare professional, it’s called a wrongful death as a result of medical malpractice.
  • When a person dies as a result of negligence or failure to obey traffic laws by the driver responsible, it’s called a wrongful death.

What proof is required for a wrongful death lawsuit?

  • The victim’s representative should be able to prove that the defendant should have cared for the victim as a result of either personal or professional obligation and that they didn’t which caused the victim’s death.
  • They should be able to prove that the defendant’s actions directly resulted in the death of the victim.
  • They should be able to prove that the victim’s death directly caused the damages for which the victim’s representative is trying to sue the defendant for a wrongful death lawsuit.

What Constitutes Wrongful Death Damages?

Whoever had a provable relationship with the victim can file a wrongful death lawsuit. This includes spouses, adult children of parent victims, parents of a child victim.

Other familial relationships or romantic partners may or may not be allowed to sue based on their financial dependence on the victim.

What proof is required for a wrongful death lawsuit?

  • The victim’s pre-death “pain and suffering” ( called a “survival” claim).
  • When the accident or circumstances caused the victim to suffer injuries and medical treatment before dying.
  • Funeral costs
  • Loss of victim’s income or inheritance on financial dependents.
  • Services the victim provided
  • Loss of care & guidance the victim would’ve provided.
  • Loss of love & companionship
  • Loss of consortium

These incidents need the expertise of an experienced attorney. A McKinney wrongful death lawyer can handle the lawsuits of all the victims and make sure that they get the justice and compensation they deserve.

If you or anyone you know were injured in wrongful death, an experienced wrongful death lawyer in McKinney, TX can help you. We offer a free initial consultation so that we can go over your case and see whether you’re eligible to file a personal injury claim.

To maximize your chances of winning your wrongful death case in traffic courts, contact Dale R. Rose, PLLC today to handle the legal aspects of your wrongful death compensation recovery.

You can contact us 24/7 using –

Phone – (972) 737-1333
Email – [email protected]

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