Houston Wrongful Death Lawyer
A Lawyer Helping People For 30 Years
Voted TOP 100 Texas trial lawyers Hugh Howerton is an attorney who specializes in wrongful death accident cases on behalf of the spouse, child or parent of a loved one tragically killed in an accident. Losing a spouse, child or parent is a pain you never get over. This should not have happened. You want answers and bring those responsible to justice. You need an experienced lawyer to help you.
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A wrongful death attorney is a personal injury lawyer who specialize in claims and lawsuits involving the death of someone caused by negligence or a dangerous product. Typical cases include vehicle accidents like car, 18-wheeler truck and motorcycle accidents, workplace accidents and defective products. If you have lost a family member because of of accident a lawyer can help you understand what happened, who is responsible, and whether anyone should be charged with a crime.
Who Can File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit
A spouse, child, parent or executor of the estate of the deceased are the only people permitted by law to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Generally there is a two year time period from the date of death to file the lawsuit.
Beware of Ambulance Chasers
It is against the law for any lawyer or their associates that you do not know to call you or show up uninvited to your door seeking to represent you. Do not sign any papers with these lawyers. They will only bring you more grief. Take your time to find a caring, honest and successful lawyer.