What Happens When a Car Accident Causes a Wrongful Death?
A car accident has the potential to cause catastrophic and even fatal injuries. If your loved one was killed in a collision, you may be left wondering what happens when a car accident causes a wrongful death. Your family is suffering, and you deserve help for the financial and emotional burden that your loved one’s […]
How Long Does a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Take To Handle?
A wrongful death lawsuit is a type of legal action that allows surviving family members to recover essential compensation on behalf of a lost loved one. This type of lawsuit is often essential to the grieving process for many families. At Buckingham Barrera Vega Law Firm, we understand how important it is for our clients […]
How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?
Countless scenarios can result in the untimely passing of a loved one, including an illness, such as cancer or a heart attack, or an injury, which can stem from a Houston, TX car accident, use of a dangerous product, or an act of violence. While deaths in these situations may occur at no fault of […]
How Much Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?
As you may have guessed, there’s no simple answer to the question: How much is a wrongful death lawsuit worth? In good conscience, we, as wrongful death lawyers, can’t accurately provide exact figures on our website. Every wrongful death claim is unique and determined by several factors, which we will discuss further below. Wrongful death […]
What Happens to a Lawsuit if a Loved One Dies from Their Injury?
When someone close to you is injured at the hands of a negligent party, your only hope is for their recovery. Unfortunately, some instances of negligence are so egregious that they result in death. Under these circumstances, the type of lawsuit you need to file will change from a general personal injury claim to a […]
What Elements Will Your Wrongful Death Lawyer Need to Prove?
Dealing with the unexpected death of a loved one is an unimaginably painful experience, and it is even more difficult to bear when the death was completely preventable, caused by the harmful actions of another party. Families in Texas who have lost a loved one have the right to demand compensation from the party that […]
Wrongful Death vs Manslaughter
Wrongful death, outside of the professional healthcare realm, is still a form of negligence. An Albuquerque, NM driver who swerved and killed a 12-year-old girl is being charged with wrongful death due to reckless driving. While he was only going 2 miles per hour over the legal limit, it is assumed he was careless in […]
What’s the Point of Suing for Wrongful Death?
For many people, the thought of suing after a wrongful death case can be confusing. After they’ve already suffered the loss of a loved one, having one more thing to handle can seem overwhelming. While, in general, people believe that filing a wrongful death claim is only helpful for medical expenses, there is much more […]