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How Do Texas Courts Measure Damages From Wrongful Death?

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 law firm understands that your financial concerns are valid.

What Does A Court Consider?

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 a 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 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 years of cumulative experience, we can explain the realistic value of your claim.

Our talented litigators can help you seek the maximum damages in court. Wrongful death claims can be worth multiple million dollars for total losses, and we have successfully won high-value lawsuits over the lifetime of our firm.

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. 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.