Articles Tagged with Wrongful Death Attorney

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Scales-300x132Wrongful 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:

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via inForney.com: FORNEY, Texas — A reported reckless driver fatally struck a motorcyclist head-on Monday night forcing the closure of westbound U.S. Highway 80.

The crash occurred at approximately 10:40 p.m. on westbound U.S. Highway 80 just prior to the Farm-to-Market (FM) 548 exit ramp.
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via WFAA.com:

The  deadly crash was reported at 8:17 p.m. and involved a Nissan Rogue and a Volvo XC60.

Officials with the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office had not released the names of the victims, but WFAA.com has confirmed that two of the deceased are Emma Azuela de Shaffer and her daughter Emma “Tita” Shaffer, a sixth grader at Liberty Christian School in Argyle.