Odessa Wrongful Death Attorney
Wrongful Death Attorney in Odessa, TX
At The Law Offices of Steve Brannan, we understand that life is unpredictable and that certain industries may result in a greater risk of personal injury. In cases where severe injuries result in death, the impact can be devastating. When pursuing a case involving wrongful death, it’s important to have a compassionate and skilled attorney by your side. Our legal team understands that the unexpected death of a loved one often leaves behind family members and friends who are forced to pick up the pieces of a shattered life. Not only do they have to deal with the devastation of losing someone close, but they also have to secure their own financial future and handle the debt and expenses that are left behind. Providing legal counsel to families in Odessa, Midland, Pecos, TX, and the surrounding area, Steve Brannan will make sure that you are not alone during this difficult time. For the justice you deserve after the pain of wrongful death, contact our personal injury law firm to learn how we can assist you.
What is Wrongful Death?
The state of Texas allows anyone to take legal action for wrongful death if the “wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default” of one party causes another party to pass away.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas?
Not just anyone can file a wrongful death claim in the state of Texas. The individuals who are permitted to file a claim for wrongful death include a surviving spouse, children, or parents of the deceased individual. They are permitted to file a claim by themselves or as a group of individuals. It is also important to note that adult children are permitted to file a wrongful death podcast if they have lost a parent.
Recovering Damages in a Wrongful Death
There are a number of different damages that you may be compensated for in a wrongful death claim. These include the following:
- Lost earning capacity
- Lost care, maintenance, services, support, advice, and counsel that the deceased person would have provided
- Mental and emotional pain and suffering
- Lost love, companionship, or comfort
- Lost inheritance
Contact a Wrongful Death Attorney
As a personal injury lawyer, Steve Brannan has won million-dollar wrongful death claims that have been brought against corporations responsible for these accidents. We go after those who place their profits over the care and well-being of their workers or customers. Whether you are looking for a lawyer with experience as an auto accident attorney, construction accident lawyer, or one familiar with oilfield injuries and heavy equipment accidents, make the call to Steve Brannan. Though we can’t undo what’s been done, we can help relieve the financial burden of medical costs and funeral expenses as you move forward and try to ease the sadness, anger, and fear felt after the loss. Serving clients in Odessa, and Midland, TX, we strive to bring some closure by resolving your wrongful death claim against those responsible for the tragedy. Contact our personal injury law firm to learn how we can assist you.