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El Paso Wrongful Death Lawyers

The death of a loved one is never easy. While dealing with the death of a loved one is painful, it can be especially traumatic when the death was caused by another person’s actions or negligence, also known as a “wrongful death”. Every year, loved ones across El Paso and Texas grieve the loss of family members that died as the result of wrongful death. If you have lost a loved one due to someone's negligence, call one of the El Paso wrongful death lawyers at Zinda Law Group today for a free consultation at 800-863-5312. As one of our clients, you will pay nothing unless we win your case. 

Types of Wrongful Death Claims

A wrongful death case is a unique personal injury lawsuit that is typically pursued when someone is killed due to another person’s negligence or intentional harm. A wrongful death can the result from a wide range of events or accidents. Wrongful death actions often include actions brought as the result of:

Motor Vehicle Accident Wrongful Death

Motorists have an obligation to exercise caution while operating motor vehicles, obey the rules of the road, drive safely according to the conditions, and to be mindful of other motorists and pedestrians. If a loved one was killed in a motor vehicle accident, it may be possible to file a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party. 

Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death

Medical malpractice causes a significant number of wrongful deaths in the United States every year. If a medical practitioner fails to perform their duties, and as a result causes the death of a patient, then they can be held accountable. 

Product Liability Wrongful Death

Under product liability law, manufacturers, distributors, and product designers have an obligation to ensure the products they make and sell are safe for the public. If a product contains a design defect or a manufacturing defect, and a person is killed as a result, it is possible to hold them accountable, regardless of whether or not the party acted negligently.

Workplace Accident Wrongful Death

Dangerous work environments can pose a serious risk to employees. Workplace accidents such as falls, explosions, burns, and equipment accidents cause many deaths every year. Environments such as construction sites, manufacturing plants, and mining operations are especially dangerous and have many hazards. If an employee is killed on a work site as a result of an employer's negligence or disregard for safety, a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed against the employer. Employers have a legal obligation to meet OSHA standards, provide a safe work environment, and to take reasonable measures to protect the employees under their care.

Who Can File?

Whether your loved one died because of a work-related accident, a car accident, medical malpractice, or another cause, if another person or group is at fault for the death, you may be able eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Survivors or close family members of the person who died can file a wrongful death claim. Family members who can file wrongful death lawsuits on behalf of victims include:

  • Spouse of deceased
  • Biological and adopted children of deceased
  • Parents of the deceased
  • Siblings of the deceased

What Damages are Available in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

 Damages refers to a sum of money awarded by a court to compensate someone for an injury or loss. Texas wrongful death law allows victims to recover many different types of damages. You are entitled to compensation for a variety of emotional and financial losses, such as:

  • Emotional suffering
  • Loss of decedent's earnings
  • Medical expenses
  • Burial and expenses
  • Present and future financial losses
  • Loss of love, care, and companionship

Get Help From Our El Paso Wrongful Death Attorneys

While no amount of money can truly compensate you for these types of losses, an experienced wrongful death lawyer can help you maximize recovery and get some justice in the form of monetary compensation. Wrongful death cases are complex and can be emotionally exhausting. Our compassionate El Paso wrongful death lawyers and staff can answer all of your questions, investigate your case, and fight to get justice for your loss. 

The wrongful death lawyers at Zinda Law Group of El Paso provide compassionate support to the families of the deceased and an aggressive pursuit of financial compensation and accountability from those responsible for the death. In the difficult time following the loss of a loved one, we want to relieve you of as much burden as possible. By securing a competent wrongful death lawyer, you can rest assured that the appropriate steps will be taken to seek the maximum compensation available. Call Zinda Law Group of El Paso today at 800-863-5312 for a free consultation and help with your wrongful death case. 



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