"Wrongful Death" Posts, Page 3

Paying for the death of someone else seems like an odd concept when you think about it. However, the origins of wrongful death reach far back in time. To truly understand why we have payment for the negligent death of someone else, you need to look at where the concept originated. Here is a brief history of […] Read More

When you have lost of loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you may be completely overwhelmed with all the information available. Wrongful death can be complex and it can be difficult to understand all the legal terms and issues that go hand in hand with your case. That is why you need an experienced […] Read More

If you have lost a loved one in an accident that was caused by the negligence of someone else, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim is a lawsuit brought by a spouse, parent, or child of someone who was killed due to the negligent actions or inactions […] Read More

After a tragic crash on Highway 380 on Sunday, two children are dead and another injured. The crash occurred around 6:30 pm at the intersection of Highway 380 and Mayhill road. Authorities recently released the details of the accident. The children were sitting in a Nissan minivan that was waiting at the red light in […] Read More

When you have lost a loved one due the negligent actions (or inactions) of others, it can be incredibly difficult to mourn that loss. If the deceased was the main breadwinner of the family, you may feel completely overwhelmed by bills with little or no income to pay. Funeral costs, medical costs, and much more keep […] Read More

On Tuesday, tragedy struck as a Texas student was killed in a car accident in western Iowa. The student was volunteering on Ben Carson’s presidential campaign when the car he was riding in flipped on the icy road and was struck by another vehicle. Two other volunteers and a campaign staff member were also in […] Read More

CBS DFW reported that on Friday afternoon, a North Texas teenager was driving home when a driver in a stolen vehicle crashed into his car, killing him. The accident took place on Highway 287 in Midlothian during a police pursuit. The family is currently asking police if the stolen vehicle was even worth pursuing since […] Read More

On December 19, a driver hit and killed a man on the side of the road. CBS DFW reports that the man was trying to assist his wife with her broken down car near 3300 Highway 170 eastbound when a passing car struck the man, killing him at the scene. Authorities stated that the man who […] Read More

When you lose a loved one, going through a wrongful death lawsuit is extremely difficult. When you finally receive compensation, you may have questions about tax implications regarding the settlement. You can rest easy that wrongful death compensation is not taxable by the IRS. Here is a brief overview about wrongful death and how court awards […] Read More

Wrongful death is when a person dies or is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another. The surviving members of the victim’s family can bring suit for damages. A personal representative of the decedent’s estate is the only one who can bring suit for wrongful death. Actions for personal injury, pain and suffering, or […] Read More