Category Archives : Wrongful death

  • November 10, 2023

    What Is the Leading Cause of Death on Texas Roadways?

    Texas road safety is of utmost importance, especially in light of the many people who perish daily due to accidents—in 2021, the first six months alone recorded 20,160 deaths after fatal crashes. This raises the question of the primary cause of such deadly rashes.  According to the Texas Department of Transportation, speed is the leading cause of roadway fatalities in Texas. Usually, dealing with the aftermath of deadly crashes can be ...

  • June 29, 2023

    How Much Compensation Can You Get for a Car Accident Death?

    You may be considering legal action if you lost a loved one because of someone’s negligence in Texas. Texas law allows you to file a wrongful death lawsuit if someone’s negligence led to your loved one’s death. If the claim is successful, you could receive compensation for your losses. Keep reading to learn about Texas wrongful death lawsuits, and talk to our Odessa wrongful death attorneys at Cesar Ornelas Injury Law if you want to file a...

  • June 9, 2023

    What is the Texas Survival Statute?

    When you lose a loved one, you may need to settle their estate and finish any business they did not complete before they passed. If the death involved someone’s negligence, this process may include filing a personal injury lawsuit. If this happens, the Texas Survival Statute may be important.  The Texas Survival Statute states that an executor or heir can file a survival claim for an injury that the deceased victim suffered. Note that the ...

  • April 6, 2023

    How Long Does a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Take?

    The grief of losing a loved one cannot be understated. Shortly following someone’s death, funeral arrangements must be made. Family members will often gather together, some traveling from far away, to celebrate the life that has been lost.  It is often the last thing on anyone’s mind to take legal action. Many families choose not to file a wrongful death suit because they do not want to be involved in litigation for months or even years.  ...

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