Category: Wrongful Death

Construction HardHat

Eighty-two construction workers died from electrocution in 2015, according to the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), a figure that the Center calls “unacceptably high,” even though it represents a 39% reduction in construction industry electrocution deaths since 2003. In its report released November 1, the CPWR revealed that construction workers comprised 61% of […]

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyer

When family members lose a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, it is a tragedy. Injury-related deaths are almost always preventable. When they happen, surviving family members are forced to live with devastating fallout, often coping with the fact that if it weren’t for someone else’s carelessness, their loved one might still be alive. […]

Accidental Fatality

If someone you know has died due to what you believe to be negligent behavior by another individual, a wrongful death suit may be the most effective way to receive suitable compensation. A wrongful death can be defined as a situation where a victim’s demise was caused by a lack of safety and care. In […]

Texas Family Death Lawsuits

A wrongful death lawyer can be described as an advocate for the surviving family members of the victim. They may be able to help when someone dies as a direct result of another party’s negligence. While seeking justice can’t bring a loved one back, it may help prevent a similar incident from occurring in the […]

Explosion Injuries in Houston, TX

When an accident involves an explosion, wrongful death claims often follow, as these accidents often involve negligence at some level. Defective products, poor wiring and lax safety measures can all result in a major accident that involves a sudden detonation. They can occur anywhere, including the home, but they tend to happen most often in […]

When someone’s carelessness takes away a loved one, wrongful death attorneys can help a family hold the responsible party accountable for their actions, and help them start the recovery process. People are expected to behave safely when around others, such as driving within the speed limit or keeping their dog in a secure enclosure. Too […]

A Texas area wrongful death lawyer can’t provide complete closure for a family after they have lost a loved one. No one can do that, but an attorney can provide some measure of it and ensure the family is taken care of even though they are reeling from the tragedy. Every state has different regulations […]

Texans like to hear that there is a booming oil industry.  It’s, of course, good for the state’s economy.  However, it’s a different story when there is a boom in oilfield fatalities. Last year, 50 percent of oilfield-related deaths in the United States occurred here in Texas.  In 2014, 142 U.S. oilfield employees died.  Seventy-one […]

When a serious accident occurs in Houston, a wrongful death attorney may be the only person capable of producing some measure of closure. Of course, there is no way to replace the loss of a loved one, but when someone’s negligence is at least partly responsible for the tragedy, that person or organization should be […]

Few things are as devastating to a family as when a DWI causes a death to a loved one. It often seems like random, unfair chance, and the person responsible for the accident may only have their life temporarily inconvenienced. The aftermath of the tragedy will often seem overwhelming emotionally, but it’s the financial complications […]