If you lose a loved one due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, contact the Sugar Land wrongful death lawyers at Ramsey Law Group. Ramsey Law Group is empathetic and compassionate towards families who lost loved ones to preventable accidents. A wrongful death claim can provide your family with much-needed compensation for final expenses, pain and suffering of your loved one, and your personal feelings of loss.
Why Ramsey Law Group?
When you retain Ramsey Law Group, you hire attorneys who are:
Experienced and successful in wrongful death cases;
Service-oriented and focused on the needs of clients as people, not cases.
At Ramsey Law Group, there is no charge for a claim consultation. Contact us now to learn more about our approach to wrongful death cases and our services. Our wrongful death attorneys in Missouri City will answer your questions and advise you of your best legal options.
A Sugar Land Wrongful Death Attorney Can Help
Losing a loved one is devastating, and a legal claim may be a family’s last priority. However, it is vital to start building a wrongful death claim while evidence is still available and witnesses can recall events. The attorneys at Ramsey Law Group will shoulder the legal stress of your wrongful death claim while keeping you informed throughout the process.
We will work tirelessly on your behalf to:
Investigate your loved one’s accident;
Gather all relevant evidence;
Pursue any sources of compensation;
Hire needed experts;
Handle all insurance company and creditor calls and correspondence;
Assess both current and future monetary and non-monetary losses associated with your loved one’s death;
Negotiate a fair and full settlement with the insurance company; or
File a wrongful death lawsuit and proceed with litigation.
At Ramsey Law Group, we dedicate ourselves to injured victims and holding those who harm them responsible for their actions. Ramsey Law Group works on a contingency fee basis. This means we collect our legal fees only after we recover compensation for you.
What is Wrongful Death?
Wrongful death is a preventable death that results from another person or company’s negligence. A wrongful death claim is a type of personal injury claim. Family member’s file wrongful death claims on behalf of their loved ones.
There are various reasons families file wrongful death claims. Families may pursue a wrongful death claim to gain a sense of closure after their loved one’s death or hold a person or company responsible for negligence or wrongdoing.
To file a wrongful death claim in any state, an individual must have “standing” to do so under the law. In Texas, the following people may file a wrongful death claim:
The spouse of the deceased;
Children of the deceased; and
Parent of the deceased.
Texas does not allow siblings, grandparents, or distant relations to file a Texas wrongful death claim. Adopted children and their parents may file on behalf of one another. Some states are more lenient in who they permit to file a wrongful death claim.
Compensation in Wrongful Death Claims
Compensation in a wrongful death claim is not only for surviving family members. Damages include payment to the deceased’s estate for any medical bills or burial expenses, pain and suffering of the deceased, and the deceased’s mental anguish before death. Family members can receive damages for the following types of expenditures and losses:
The wrongful death attorneys at Ramsey Law Group will help you take care of all the legal requirements, while also, helping you recover the compensation you need for financial stability, and to begin healing. Call today for a free consultation.