Wrongful Death Archive



Can I sue for wrongful death in a car crash?

Yes. You may have grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit if your loved one:

  • died as the result of someone’s else negligence or willful misconduct, and
  • could have sued if he or she had survived the car crash.

If your family member died in an auto wreck that was caused by another person’s negligence, contact Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law at (800) 444-5000 or fill out a FREE initial consultation form.

Can I file a claim against a nursing home for negligence that led to death?

Yes. Individuals who are placed in nursing homes are guaranteed rights by the Resident’s Bill of Rights, which is enforced by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services. If a healthcare professional failed to provide quality care to your family member that led to your family member’s death, you may have grounds for a wrongful death case.

To learn more about signs of nursing home abuse and your loved one’s rights, contact Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law at (800) 444-5000 or fill out a FREE initial consultation form.

What qualifies as a wrongful death?

Whether your loved one died as a result of a defective product, vehicle incident, or medical negligence, it may be considered a wrongful death. Generally, wrongful deaths are characterized by:

  • someone else’s negligence which contributed to or is responsible for the death of your loved one

If you have questions about your wrongful death claim, contact a Houston wrongful death lawyer from Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law at (800) 444-5000 or fill out a FREE initial consultation form.

Who can file a lawsuit for a wrongful death?

If your loved one lost his life due to someone else’s negligence, under Chapter 71 of the Texas Practice and Remedies Code, the surviving family members may file a suit for the loss of that loved one. Those family members may include the:

  • children,
  • parents, and
  • spouse.

If you have questions about your eligibility for filing a claim for the wrongful death of your loved one, contact Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law at (800) 444-5000 or fill out a FREE initial consultation form.

Are there support groups available for my family?

There are a number of national and local support groups available to help you through the grieving process and answer your questions about moving on with your life. These are just a few of the groups you may want to contact for support:

To learn more about bereavement groups in your area, contact a Houston wrongful death lawyer from Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law at (800) 444-5000 or fill out a FREE initial consultation form.