How do wrongful death cases work in Texas?
In this post, we’ll tell you all you need to know, and we’ll describe how a knowledgeable personal injury attorney can help you fight for the compensation you need and deserve.
Wrongful Death in Texas: What the Law Says
Texas law states that you can seek compensation for any “wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default” of one party which results in the death of another.
Who Can File for Wrongful Death?
The law places restrictions on who can file a claim for wrongful death. People in these groups have the right to file a claim:
- Surviving spouse
- Children (whether minors or adults)
- Biological parents
- Adoptive parents
- Adopted child with full