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Wrongful Death

If you’ve lost a loved one in an accident, we know you and your family are going through a tough time. If you suspect that their death was caused by the negligence of someone else, then you probably have questions. At The Law Office of Dorothy Hyde, we want to help you get some answers.

If you need a Dallas wrongful death attorney, our team has 30 years of experience to bring to your side. If someone else caused the death of your loved one, you have every right to hold that person accountable.

What Does Wrongful Death Look Like?

Wrongful death claims arise in situations where a loved one is lost due to the negligence or wrongful act of someone else. There are many types of wrongful death cases, but let’s look at a few:

  • Impaired Driver – If someone is impaired by drugs or alcohol and they crash into and kill your loved one, they could be sued for wrongful death. Also, anyone who continued to serve them after they were already visibly intoxicated could also be held liable. This includes bar tenders and servers.
  • Workplace Incidents – If your loved one worked around dangerous equipment or hazardous materials and was not provided proper safety equipment, and subsequently was injured or became ill, the company may be liable.
  • Medical Malpractice – If your loved one was treated below an acceptable standard of medical care by a doctor or other medical professional and you think it caused their death, you could have both a medical malpractice and a wrongful death case.
  • Faulty Products – If your loved one was killed when they used or consumed a faulty product, the manufacturer could be held liable. These cases usually revolve around a product that was poorly designed, had a manufacturing error, or was improperly labeled (including pharmaceuticals).

These are just a few ways that wrongful death cases come up. If you suspect your loved one died because of negligence or a wrongful act, you should seek legal advice before moving forward. These cases can be difficult to prove without help.

If successful, you could gain compensation for the deceased earning capacity as well as other care they would have provided to your family through income. Other intangibles are also eligible for compensation, such as the loss of love, companionship, and care your loved one provided.

Your Options

We know this is a hard time for you and we want to extend our condolences. At the Law Office of Dorothy Hyde, our team will patiently sit with you and your family to discuss all of your options. You can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 214-883-1700. We will not pressure you, but if you do choose to use our team, we will fight for you until you get the compensation you deserve. We know that money won’t make the pain of losing a loved one go away, but we know you want those responsible held liable. Come to see us today.

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