Wrongful Death

Austin Wrongful Death Attorney

Representing Those Who Have Lost Loved Ones Due to Negligence 

At The Law Office of Will Mitchell, we know that losing a loved one due to someone else's negligence or misconduct is an incredibly painful and distressing experience. Our wrongful death lawyers in Austin are here to provide compassionate support and expert guidance to those seeking justice in the aftermath of wrongful death. You can trust our firm's experience and commitment to helping you navigate through the complexities of this legal process.

Call The Law Office of Will Mitchell today at (512) 858-8611 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our wrongful death lawyer in Austin.

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

Wrongful deaths can transpire in a variety of circumstances, and each case is unique. Common instances of situations that can lead to wrongful death claims in Texas can include:

  • Car Accidents: Negligent driving, drunk driving, distracted driving, and other types of reckless behavior can result in fatal accidents.
  • Medical Malpractice: Errors made by medical professionals, hospitals, or healthcare facilities that result in a patient's death.
  • Workplace Accidents: Fatal accidents that occur as a result of unsafe working conditions, lack of proper training, or equipment failures.
  • Product Liability: Defective or dangerous products that can cause fatal injuries due to design flaws, manufacturing defects, or inadequate warnings.
  • Premises Liability: Fatal accidents that occur on someone else's property due to inadequate maintenance, hazardous conditions, or lack of proper safety measures.
  • Criminal Acts: Homicides that result from criminal actions, such as assault, murder, or manslaughter.
  • Construction Accidents: Fatal accidents that occur on construction sites due to negligence, lack of safety protocols, or defective equipment.

What is the Statute of Limitations for a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas?

Texas has a statute of limitations that specifies the time limit within which wrongful death claims have to be filed. This time frame is crucial, as failing to file a claim within the prescribed period may result in the forfeiture of your right to seek compensation. The statute of limitations for wrongful death claims in Texas is generally two years from the date of the deceased person's death. However, there are certain exceptions and circumstances that can impact this timeline.

It's important to act promptly if you believe you have a valid wrongful death claim. Our Austin wrongful death attorney can help you navigate the legal intricacies, gather evidence, and build a strong case within the given time frame.

Contact Our Wrongful Death Lawyer in Austin Today

Losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and pursuing a wrongful death claim might be the last thing on your mind. However, seeking legal recourse is essential not only for achieving justice but also for securing the financial support your family may need in the aftermath of the tragedy.

At The Law Office of Will Mitchell, our compassionate and skilled Austin wrongful death lawyer is committed to easing your burden during this difficult time. We understand that every case is unique, and we approach each one with the utmost sensitivity and dedication. Our legal team will work tirelessly to investigate the circumstances of the death, gather evidence, consult experts, and build a compelling case aimed at holding the responsible parties accountable.

Our Austin wrongful death attorney is ready to provide you with a consultation to discuss your case, explain your legal rights, and outline potential legal avenues. Remember, time is of the essence in filing a wrongful death claim, so take the first step toward justice by contacting us today.

Contact The Law Office of Will Mitchell today to get started with our Austin wrongful death attorney.

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Will Mitchell

Will Mitchell is a DWI/Criminal Defense Attorney with his primary office in Austin, Texas, where he has practiced law since 2006. The Law Office of Will Mitchell accepts criminal cases statewide.  The primary focus of Will’s practice is intoxicated related offenses, driver’s license issues, and drug possession cases.
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