Dallas Wrongful Death Attorney

Wrongful Death Compensation

Wrongful Death Compensation Can Help

If the negligence of another resulted in the wrongful death of a loved one, you and other family members may be coping with unforeseen financial obstacles as well as emotional trauma.

The Dallas wrongful death lawyers at Guajardo & Marks are committed to helping those who lost family members due to the negligence others. Our attorneys understand the sudden and devastating impacts of wrongful death, and we may be able to help you and your family seek the financial peace of mind you need as you move forward.

Successful wrongful death cases may award surviving family members monetary compensation for economic damages and non economic damages.

Economic damages in wrongful death cases may include:

  • Medical costs
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Loss of earnings
  • Loss of benefits
  • Loss of inheritance

Non economic damages in wrongful death cases may include compensation for:

  • Survivors’ mental anguish
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of consortium

In some instances, punitive damages may also be assessed. Punitive damages are intended to punish gross negligence and prevent the defendant and others from engaging in similar conduct.

Additional Wrongful Death Information

If you believe a family member’s death was caused by the carelessness of another, please contact Guajardo & Marks online or call (972) 774-9800 for your free consultation. We welcome clients from the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, areas and across the United States.

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Example Client Results

Fatal Truck Accident – An elderly man and his grandson were traveling down the road when an 18 wheeler suddenly pulled out from a private driveway in front of them and caused a severe collision. As a result of the accident, the elderly man was killed and the grandson suffered significant injuries, including two broken legs. Case Results: Significant Confidential Settlement

Boating Accident – Our firm represented the family of two children who were tragically killed when a safety gate broke off of a pontoon boat, causing the two children to fall overboard. This was a product liability case, involving a defective latch on the safety gate. The case ultimately settled for a sizable confidential amount. Case Results: Significant Confidential Settlement