Wrongful Death cases are hard on everyone involved. When a tragedy occurs that results in the loss of life of a loved one, it can be hard to understand what you need to do next. Here is a simple break down of the steps that the family of a deceased individual who has been killed as a result of someone else’s negligence must take in order to secure recovery after a wrongful death occurs.
What is Wrongful Death?
Wrongful death is defined in Texas under Chapter 71 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code. The Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code provides a cause of action under the following circumstances: