Wrongful Death Attorney in Houston, TX
Have you lost a loved one due to negligence?
Wrongful death lawsuits are civil actions which do not result in criminal charges. Sometimes persons charged in a criminal action, can also be sued in civil court for wrongful death. O.J. Simpson is a famous example of this remedy for a bereaved family. Wrongful death compensates the family minimally for the medical and burial costs but in many cases, the damages also compensate a family for lost income of a parent or spouse, as well as pain and suffering and the medical costs associated with the death. A highly skilled Houston personal injury attorney is your ally at a time when emotions run high. Nielsen & Mukerji, LLP can offer compassionate legal advice and guidance while at the same time ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable.
Wrongful Death Lawyer in Houston: Compensation for the Family
Wrongful death can be as a result of faulty playground equipment, car accidents, and preventable accidents in a nursing home, medication errors in a nursing home, workplace hazards, construction site accidents and many other causes. Basically, if the death was preventable and the result of the negligence of someone, or the direct act of someone and not a criminal matter, the fundamentals for filing a wrongful death case have been met.
To determine the course of action, you will need to meet with one of our attorneys who will advise you on the best way to proceed. We have highly focused trial attorneys who have many years of courtroom experience to draw from. We prepare our cases very thoroughly which assists the settlement process greatly. Often the opposition does not want to take the claim to trial, and they will try to settle for a much lower amount than is reasonable. Contact us so we can meet with you to review your case and so that we can introduce you to our team. We are on your side, and we have the respect of the court and many years of negotiating experience to help you to pursue a fair settlement for your loss.