Category: Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Caused by Work Injury

September 23rd, 2014 by Michael Guajardo

Thousands of people die every year as the result of unsafe working conditions and accidents that may occur on the job. In many cases, some level of negligence will exist on the part of one or many individuals or entities in connection with the fatality. If this is the case, the family of the deceased […]

The Basics of a Wrongful Death Case

September 8th, 2014 by Michael Guajardo

Just as with any type of civil litigation, a wrongful death case is governed by its own set of statutes that determine how the claim must be established, who can make a claim and how the damages are valued. When a family member files a claim, the wrongful death attorney must build a case that […]

Why Should I Hire a Dallas Wrongful Death Attorney?

June 16th, 2014 by Michael Guajardo

When a person dies because of someone else’s recklessness, negligence, or bad behavior, then the family members of that person have the right to file a lawsuit for wrongful death. Death of a loved one is a hard matter to deal with, especially if it is at the hands of someone else. Therefore, in order […]

Understanding Wrongful Death Claims

June 4th, 2014 by Michael Guajardo

Understanding Wrongful Death Claims Losing someone close to you like a spouse or parent can be devastating. Difficult times like these can incredibly taxing and stressful and may cause loved ones to point fingers or seek any reason possible to explain why they lost somebody so dear to them.  While there isn’t always someone to […]

When an individual dies due to the fault of another person or entity, it is considered as a wrongful death. In such scenarios, the relatives of the deceased file a wrongful death claim, which provides them with compensation for their loss. Although the death can never truly be compensated, the loss of deceased’s income, funeral […]

Traffic Accident Fatalities Spiked in Texas in 2012

July 31st, 2013 by Michael Guajardo

According to preliminary estimates released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 34,080 died in U.S. fatal car accidents in 2012. Those figures represent an increase of about 5.3 percent from 2011, and if the data holds 2012 will mark the single-year increase in deaths since 2005. If you were hurt or […]

Texas Wrongful Death Claims after a Car Accident

May 8th, 2013 by Michael Guajardo

As a Dallas wrongful death attorney, I know that serious car crashes occur every single day in the DFW metroplex. Fatal traffic collisions are a leading cause of death among Texans. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently released statistics of all fatal auto wrecks for 2011. Although highway fatalities numbers were down by approximately […]

Serious injury and wrongful death cases bring extreme loss to individuals and families. Because of this catastrophic injuries and death require high compensation to help the victims and families cope with the life-changing event.  Who can make insurers fully understand the extent of your loss? How do you “quantify” the economic and emotional loss when you lose a family member? […]