Frequently Asked Questions
The Dallas personal injury attorneys of The Benton Law Firm know that in the event of an accident, you likely have many questions about your type of claim, the legal process, and the type and manner of compensation that you may be owed. While only an experienced attorney can evaluate your case and tell you the specifics, you may find some helpful answers to general questions in the frequently asked questions below:
If you’ve lost a loved one in Dallas due to the negligence of another party, be it an individual, government entity, or corporation, then you are legally entitled to compensation. In these FAQ’s, we will cover what exactly wrongful death is under Texas Law, when you can sue, and what you are entitled to compensation for.
- How do I know if I have a wrongful death case?
- What are some examples of this negligence?
- I am a surviving family member. How do I know if I can file a claim?
- What can I be compensated for in a wrongful death claim?
- My partner was our financial support. How will I support the family going forward?
- This event has changed my life. How can I be compensated?
- Are there any other damages you can seek for my family?
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Jeff Benton represented the family of a man who was killed when he was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler. The case was resolved approximately one year after the incident.
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“Even though lawyers are a totem of American life, I had avoided them out of fear and mistrust. But my husband was seriously injured in a car accident two years ago and I didn’t know which way to turn. A friend recommended giving Jeff Benton a call. I sounded desperate over the phone; but he responded to my anxiety by making a house call. Sitting at my dining room table, he listened with patience, then helped me work through my options. Being sharp, knowledgeable and effective, Jeff Benton was able to settle my case and the hospital bills within record time. I am grateful for this attorney’s caring professionalism and would recommend him to anyone facing a personal injury crisis.”
Mr. Benton represented me in a personal injury lawsuit that happened while I was traveling from NJ (my hometown) to Dallas. This was my first (and hopefully only) experience filing a lawsuit and I was unfamiliar with the entire process and didn’t know what to expect. Mr. Benton was very professional, but genuinely empathetic, competent and most importantly, honest. He did not set false expectations and he was very patient, taking care to explain every step of the process to me so I was able to make informed decisions. I must say it was positively refreshing being able to trust him completely handling my case – especially since he was 2,000 miles away!”
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“Jeff Benton changed my life-long fear and mistrust for lawyers. Even though lawyers are a totem of American life, I had avoided them out of fear and mistrust. But my husband was seriously injured in a car accident two years ago and I didn’t know which way to turn. A friend recommended giving Jeff Benton a call. I sounded desperate over the phone; but he responded to my anxiety by making a house call. Sitting at my dining room table, he listened with patience, then helped me work through my options. Being sharp, knowledgeable and effective, Jeff Benton was able to settle my case and the hospital bills within record time. I am grateful for this attorney’s caring professionalism and would recommend him to anyone facing a personal injury crisis.”
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“Jeff and his staff treated me like family. We didn’t know what to expect from the insurance company when they offered nothing. After a long hard fought battle. Jeff came out the winner and got me $400,000.”
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