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How Do Texas Courts Measure Damages From Wrongful Deaths?

After losing a loved one due to someone else’s carelessness, discussing your financial concerns may be necessary. No amount of money is worth their life, but you and your family are likely to face unexpected expenses following the tragedy. A wrongful death claim could help you through the economic impact of your loss.

The attorneys at Kyle Law Firm treat wrongful death cases with the respect and care they deserve. Based in New Braunfels, our team understands that your financial concerns are valid and want to help you. Approaching each wrongful death case with compassion, we will explain your options and help you make the best choice for you and your family. With over 60 years of combined experience, our Texas board-certified attorneys are true experts in the fields of personal injury and wrongful death law.

What Does A Court Consider?

No amount of compensation can bring back your loved one or take away your grief. Compensation can ease your financial burden so you can focus on your family and mourning your loved one.

Texas courts consult economic experts to base awards on a variety of losses and costs, including:

  • Funeral expenses and end-of-life medical bills
  • Decreased household income, calculated according to the deceased’s most recent and future earning capacity
  • Loss of companionship, love and support, for which family members may incur extra bills or suffer total sentimental loss
  • Emotional suffering and the costs of therapy

The other party will likely hire their own lawyer to argue against your claim. It is essential to work with an experienced trial lawyer with a drive to win your case and achieve a record of success.

How Much Is Your Claim Worth?

For many people with a wrongful death claim, it is important to estimate the potential outcome of their case. You may want to know whether a claim would be worth your time and the additional emotional stress. Every case is unique, and the amount of losses vary. While we cannot guarantee the exact results, our experienced attorneys are ready to discuss your case in detail to give you a sense of what to expect. With over 60 collective years of experience, we can explain the realistic value of your claim.

If your case cannot be settled through negotiations outside of court, our talented litigators can help you seek the maximum damages in court. Wrongful death claims can be worth millions of dollars in total losses, and our team has successfully won high-value lawsuits throughout the lifetime of our firm. We will not give up until we get you the compensation you and your family deserves.

Let Us Assess Your Wrongful Death Claim Today

If you have lost a family member in a fatal accident, you have two years to file a wrongful death claim in Texas. However, filing too late may risk the destruction or loss of evidence that could help you win. Call 830-620-9402 or contact our legal team through this website to make a free appointment. At Kyle Law Firm, you will receive one-on-one attention throughout your case.