San Antonio Wrongful Elderly Deaths

San Antonio Wrongful Elderly Deaths: Wrongful Death of an Elderly Person

Texas law allows a person to file a wrongful death claim regardless of the age of the victim. In many cases, if the victim is an elderly individual, a wrongful death lawsuit will be very different than if the victim were a younger individual. For instance, in many wrongful death claims, financial losses are staggering because the victim was a household’s primary wage earner. When an elderly individual is killed, however, lost wages are rarely an issue (though this is not always the case). Financial loss can come from other sources, however. The victim may have required extensive medical treatment before he or she died. In some cases, surviving family members are left without the victim’s pension income, which can cause financial hardship. But in most wrongful death lawsuits brought on behalf of an elderly individual, the primary damages are emotional and mental.

elder abuse lawyers
Care Worker Mistreating Senior Woman At Home

Courts do take these losses into consideration and the San Antonio wrongful death lawyers at our firm can help you receive compensation for the mental and emotional anguish that such a loss can cause. But wrongful death claims are extremely complex. Proving liability for a person’s death is not always as easy as it might seem, especially if the victim was an elderly person. Elderly individuals typically have numerous health risks and it can be difficult to prove that it was negligence and not a natural health complication that caused the person’s death. Furthermore, damages can be difficult to quantify when the loss is primarily emotional rather than financial. But our aggressive Texas attorneys have been handling these types of San Antonio wrongful death claims for twenty years and we know how to overcome the unique legal problems that you will surely face in this lawsuit. If you have lost an elderly family member to another person’s negligence, contact the San Antonio wrongful death law suit attorneys at our firm and let us help you receive the compensation you deserve.

Practice Areas: Car Accidents, Trucking Accidents. On the Job Injuries. Wrongful Death. Construction Accidents, Boating Accidents, Premises Liability. Contact Us

Successes Legal Disclaimer

The personal injury attorneys of our Law Office have provided the information on this site to help inform the public about the potential application of civil law to certain situations. The information contained in on this website is not intended to help an individual make important legal decisions. An individual should only make a decision related to a legal case after consulting with an experienced and licensed attorney. Do not make any legal decisions based on information found on this or any other websites. Furthermore, laws and statutes change on a regular basis and information or results mentioned on this website may be based on laws or statutes that are no longer current. Additionally, every case is slightly different and will have its own subtleties and variations, and every case is subject to subtleties imparted by way of nuances imposed by the jurisdiction in which the case takes place and other outside factors such as preexisting agreements including binding arbitration, waivers, insurance coverage stipulations and policy terms, etc.

Contacting the personal injury attorneys of our Law Office through this website does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. It is the policy of our law Office that an attorney-client relationship can only be established after a formal written engagement letter is endorsed by both the client and an officer of our Law Office. Any information transmitted through this website by submission of a contact form or by way of electronic email is not guaranteed to be secure and is not done so on a confidential basis.

Certain hyperlinks contained on this site may link to other websites including websites that are owned or operated by third parties unassociated with our Law Office. These hyperlinks are provided as a convenience whereby they may link the site visitor to a source of additional information. Our Law Office is not responsible for any of the content on any such site and is not responsible for any actions that may result from visiting such sites.

elder law
Nurse in old people’s home shouting at an elderly man while helping him into bed

This Website and its contents are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Our Law Office makes every effort to comply with the ethical rules of advertising for the State of Texas. However, due to the nature of the internet, this information may be viewed in states where some aspect of this website is in conflict with that state’s ethical codes. Our Law Office does not wish to attract any potential client from any such state.

Reproduction, distribution, republication, and/or retransmission of material contained within our Law Office Website is prohibited unless the prior written permission of our Law Office has been obtained.

Author: Charles Michel

Leave a Reply