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Wrongful Death Claim vs Survival Action: What’s the Difference?

Survival actions and wrongful death claims both address legal compensation after the death of a loved one. However, there are important distinctions between the two causes of action. Depending on the circumstances of your loved one’s death, you may be eligible to file for one or both legal remedies. It is important to understand the differences. Wrongful Death vs...

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Are Wrongful Death Settlements Taxable Income?

Texas law allows for anyone who suffered the loss of a loved one to pursue a wrongful death case. Through a Texas wrongful death lawsuit, surviving loved ones can obtain monetary compensation for the losses they endured as a result of the negligent party’s actions. A wrongful death award can easily reach the six and seven-figure range. This may...

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How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

If a loved one passes away due to someone else’s negligence, you should always look into filing a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. The damage that such a loss can have on a family is enormous, so affected parties deserve compensation for their loss. Compared to other civil claim settlements, wrongful death settlements are often very significant...

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Elements of a Texas Wrongful Death Claim

A legal claim for wrongful death can be brought by loved ones seeking justice and financial relief on behalf of a loved one who passed away due to the negligence of another party. This cause of action is not applicable to every accidental death situation. Specific wrongful death elements must be present to succeed on this legal claim.  In...

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Average Wrongful Death Settlement: What to Expect

If you have experienced the loss of a loved one due to the negligence or recklessness of someone else, you may be entitled to compensation for wrongful death. The amount you are eligible to receive will depend on a number of factors. There is no real way to determine the average wrongful death settlement because the circumstances of death...

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What Is the Texas Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations?

Losing a loved one is devastating, especially when it is the result of someone else’s careless actions.  If you have lost someone you love due to the negligence or wrongful act of another, you may be entitled to relief. A wrongful death lawsuit in Texas can provide you with the compensation you need to begin the process toward recovery. ...

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