Sometimes, one person’s negligence causes another person’s death. These tragedies are known as wrongful deaths in the eyes of Texas civil law. If you recently lost a loved one and believe someone reasonably could have prevented the fatal accident that caused the death, you may have grounds for a claim in Allen, Texas. Please contact the wrongful death attorneys at the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C. for information about your specific case. We offer free initial consultations throughout Dallas County.
Why Hire Attorney Aaron A. Herbert?
He cares about his clients and relates to them on a personal level.
- He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law in the State of Texas.
- He has a track record of success in personal injury and wrongful death claims.
- He is not afraid of taking fatal accident claims to court if necessary.
- He represents clients in Allen and the greater Collin County on a contingency fee basis, with $0 in upfront fees.
How a Wrongful Death Lawyer Can Help
After the death of someone close to you in a fatal accident, you may have many questions regarding your rights and options against an at-fault party. Consulting with an attorney who has experience in wrongful death law can help you get the answers you need for peace of mind during this difficult time. The right attorney can guide you through the wrongful death claims process in Texas while protecting your family’s rights and keeping you in the loop. Your lawyer can handle legal matters for you while you and your family focus on grieving and healing.
Types of Fatal Accidents in Texas
Accidents (unintentional injuries) are the fourth leading cause of death in Texas, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2017, 10,763 Texans died in accidents – most of which were preventable. At the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C, we are in the business of helping surviving family members after the wrongful deaths of loved ones. We represent clients after many types of fatal accidents in Allen.
- Auto accidents
- Drunk driving accidents
- Falls and premises accidents
- Negligent security
- Dog/animal attacks
- Workplace accidents
- Construction accidents
- Industrial equipment incidents
- Daycare abuse
- Intentional assaults
If you do not see the cause of your loved one’s death on this list, please call (214) 200-4878 for a free consultation to find out if we will accept your case. If you are unsure of what caused your relative’s death but wish to discuss whether it could have been someone else’s negligence, call us for a consultation. We can review your case in more detail without any cost to you or obligation to retain our firm.
Your Rights as a Surviving Loved One
If what happened to your loved one qualifies as wrongful death under Texas law, you may be able to pursue compensation through the state’s related civil laws. Each state has unique wrongful death laws you must follow to have a valid claim. In Texas, you may only file this type of claim if you are a surviving spouse, child or parent of the deceased person. If you are not a surviving spouse, child or parent, but none of these parties file within three months of the date of the individual’s death, a personal representative or administrator of the estate may file a claim instead. A representative may file on behalf of surviving family members and/or the estate.
Contact a Fatal Accident Lawyer in Allen, Texas
Fatal accidents are all too common in the State of Texas. Unfortunately, wrongful death claims can be difficult to negotiate for loved ones. At the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C, we are passionate about bringing negligent and at-fault parties to justice for preventable deaths. Our lawyers have years of experience representing clients during civil claims, and wrongful death cases in particular. Speak to our attorneys today about seeking justice for your deceased family member. Call us at (214) 200-4878 or submit our confidential contact form to request a free consultation in Allen.