If you have lost a loved one due to a wrongful death, you need the aid of an experienced attorney. A wrongful death is a death caused by someone’s negligence. These types of suits tend to be brought on behalf of the surviving children, spouse or domestic partner of the decedent. The suit might be brought on behalf of the dependent siblings or parents of the deceased in case that there is no child or spouse. To maximize a bereaved family’s compensation, a personal injury action may be initiated along with the suit.
Be sure your attorney has plenty of experience in these wrongful death cases. A free consultation will help you find answers to many of your questions. Charles J. Argento & Associates will work hard to get compensation for loss of companionship, society, wages as well as the cost of memorial and burial services. If any punitive damages are available, the family of the deceased may then pursue punitive damages. Charles J. Argento & Associates are a wrongful death law firm based in Houston