El Paso Wrongful Death Lawyers
Losing a loved one in an accident is a tragic event that can be devastating for a spouse, children, and family members. This feeling of loss and pain is compounded if you know the death could have been prevented. Under Texas Law, you have the right to pursue legal action against the person responsible. It may be impossible to undo the emotional turmoil of losing a loved one. You shouldn’t also have to struggle with the financial burden of a death caused by someone else’s negligence. A wrongful death lawsuit can help you begin to move forward with the healing process.
At The Benton Law Firm, we understand what you are going through. Our team of experienced El Paso wrongful death attorneys is ready to help you piece together your life. We believe that you deserve justice and financial compensation for what happened to your family. We also think that holding negligent individuals accountable for their actions can help make our El Paso community safer. Let us help you understand your rights and to seek justice. Contact The Benton Law Firm as soon as possible. To schedule a free, no-obligation consultation, contact us at (915) 320-8000 today.
Why Do I Need a Lawyer?
After the tragic death of a loved one, there are often costs and consequences to consider. Your family cannot grieve appropriately if you are overwhelmed with expensive medical bills, funeral costs, and a dramatic loss of income. Depending on how the accident happened, the responsible party may owe you financial compensation.
Pursuing a wrongful death claim can be complex. You need the expertise of a skilled lawyer who can guide you through this process. Hiring an experienced attorney often means securing justice and compensation. Hiring an inexperienced lawyer may result in the individual at fault walking away. Call an knowledgeable wrongful death attorney today before it is too late to seek justice on behalf of your loved one.
Why Choose The Benton Law Firm?
At The Benton Law Firm, our wrongful death attorneys have extensive experience helping El Paso families who have lost a loved one in an accident. During this difficult time, you need knowledgeable, understanding, and compassionate legal counsel. You need someone who will stand up for you.
Our team has recovered millions on behalf of our clients, and we are ready to help you get justice and the fair compensation you deserve. We work on a contingency basis, which means that we won’t collect a fee unless we win your case. Also, we offer a free consultation, so there is no risk to learn your rights and discuss the accident with us. Why wait to talk to an experienced lawyer? Schedule your consultation by filling out a contact form, chatting with us live, or by calling us at (915) 320-8000 today.
Wrongful Death Claims We Handle
When people behave recklessly or dangerously, everyone in the El Paso community may be at risk. Not only could their careless actions cause serious injury to everyone around them, but their behavior may also even result in a person’s death. These actions can unfold in a disturbing number of ways. If a loved one’s death was the result of a someone else’s negligence, our experienced team is ready to fight for you. We have helped clients with cases including (but not limited to):
- Car accidents
- Truck / 18-wheeler accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Drunk driving accidents
- Defective drugs/medical devices
- Slip and fall accidents or premises liability
- Medical malpractice
- Workplace accidents
- Defective products or product liability cases
In each of these cases, another person failed to behave appropriately, and this led to disaster. When filing a wrongful death lawsuit, it is essential to gather all of the facts of your case to know who’s at fault. Our experienced wrongful death attorneys have handled the most complex wrongful death claims. Our team will ensure that you will have a strongest legal case possible. The person responsible for your loved one’s death should not be allowed to escape the consequences of their actions.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you’ve lost a loved one in a tragic accident, you likely have many questions, including: “how will I pay for the funeral?” “How will I support my family without my spouse?” Our team is here to help you find the answers to these questions. Please don’t hesitate to call us for the knowledgeable legal counsel you need. We are here for you, so call us at (915) 320-8000 today.
What is a wrongful death claim?
A wrongful death lawsuit is a civil action that is taken against a person or company that causes a death. In most states, if someone is liable for the death of another person, they may be required to compensate surviving family members for their loss. Eligible individuals include the spouse, children, parents, and other dependents.
Are all state laws the same regarding wrongful death claims?
No, different states have different wrongful death laws. A wrongful death claim is a critical decision, individual states do not allow certain types of damage awards or may have various statutes of limitation that establish the time limit within which you must file a wrongful death claim.
Does Texas have a statute of limitation to file a wrongful death claim?
Yes. In Texas, the time limit for your wrongful death claim is, in most cases, two years from the date of the person’s injury. It’s important to consult with a qualified wrongful death attorney without delay if you think you have a wrongful death claim, so you don’t risk losing the claim by waiting too long.
If someone’s careless actions resulted in the death of a loved one, the time to take legal action is limited. Texas has a statute of limitations on wrongful death claims, and if you do not file your claim in time, the court may refuse to hear your case. The Benton Law Firm has won millions in compensation for our clients all across Texas, and we are ready to help you in El Paso or the surrounding area. Contact us by chatting with us live, filling out a contact form, or by calling (915) 320-8000 now.