Houston Fatal Car Accident Attorneys
Providing Compassionate Legal Support in the Face of Tragedy
The unthinkable has happened. A fatal car accident has taken the life of a loved one, leaving you devastated and overwhelmed. In such trying times, it's crucial to have a compassionate and experienced legal team by your side. At Potts Law Firm, we understand the immense emotional and financial toll these accidents can have on families. Our team of highly skilled attorneys is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal support and seeking justice on behalf of those affected by fatal car accidents in Houston.
Exploring the Factors Behind Fatal Car Accidents
Fatal car accidents can occur due to a multitude of factors, and it's essential to examine the unique circumstances surrounding each case. Factors such as driver negligence, including speeding, distracted driving, or driving under the influence, often contribute to these tragic incidents. Additionally, dangerous road conditions, defective vehicle parts, or inadequate maintenance can also play a role in fatal accidents.
Understanding Wrongful Death in Fatal Car Accidents
In the legal realm, wrongful death refers to the loss of life caused by the negligence or misconduct of another individual or entity. When it comes to fatal car accidents, if it can be established that the negligence or wrongful actions of another party directly caused the death, a wrongful death claim can be pursued. Wrongful death claims aim to hold responsible parties accountable and provide compensation for the surviving family members who have suffered emotional and financial losses as a result of the accident.
Elements Required for a Successful Lawsuit
To build a successful wrongful death lawsuit in the context of a fatal car accident, several key elements must be established.
- Firstly, it must be proven that the accident resulted in the death of a person.
- Secondly, it must be demonstrated that the death was caused by the negligence or wrongful conduct of another party.
- Thirdly, the surviving family members must show that they have suffered damages as a result of the loss, including financial losses, emotional distress, and loss of companionship.
The Role of an Attorney in Fatal Car Accident Cases
Navigating the legal complexities surrounding fatal car accident cases requires the expertise of a skilled attorney. An attorney specializing in fatal car accidents will investigate the incident, gather evidence, and work with accident reconstruction experts, medical professionals, and other specialists to build a strong case. They will negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf and, if necessary, litigate the case in court to ensure you receive the compensation and justice you deserve.
At Potts Law Firm, our attorneys are not only passionate about seeking justice for those affected by fatal car accidents but also dedicated to providing compassionate support during this difficult time. We understand that no amount of compensation can replace the loss you have suffered, but we strive to ease the financial burdens and hold the responsible parties accountable for their actions.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident in Houston, don't hesitate to reach out to us. Contact Potts Law Firm today to schedule a consultation and let us guide you through the legal process with empathy, professionalism, and unwavering commitment to your case.
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Trucking Accident $1.05 Million
Potts Law Firm served as lead counsel for the family of Kook Oh who was killed by an 18-wheeler in Alvarado, Texas. Mr. Dortch sued the driver of the 18-wheeler and his employer. Following a week-long jury trial, Micah’s client received a verdict awarding over one million dollars in damages and a finding of punitive liability on the part of each of the defendants. I
Pedestrian Accident $652,000
Potts Law Firm represented a client who was run over by a drunk driver at a truck stop in Missouri. The client, a truck driver at the time, was walking from his parked truck toward the truck stop showers using a clearly marked crosswalk. As he was walking across the crosswalk, a speeding drunk driver ran him over.