We believe in recovery for families that have wrongfully lost someone they love

The loss of a loved one can be one of the most painful things you’ll ever experience. If you’re going through a difficult time like this, please know our hearts go out to you and we offer our sincerest condolences. The confusion and stress you have to endure while grieving can be overwhelming. Often times you are left with unanswered questions for your family’s future, challenging financial burdens, and wondering where to even start.

What is even more difficult is when you’re faced with a passing that is untimely and resulting from another’s negligence or wrongdoing. No amount of money can truly make up for this type of loss, but there are laws that exist to help surviving family members. Spouses, children, or parents could be entitled to financial compensation in a wrongful death case that could help ease financial strain for the family. At Galindo Law we have compassion for what you’re going through and our attorneys can take the necessary legal actions to support your family’s recovery. 


Answers to Common Questions about Wrongful Death Lawsuits

What is a wrongful death?

A wrongful death is a fatality caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another. Under common U.S. law, a wrongful death claim can allow a surviving family member to recover “the full value of the life” of the deceased, funeral expenses, punitive damages, as well as awards for their pain and suffering.

What types of cases are considered for wrongful death lawsuits?

A wrongful death can occur from a number of factors or scenarios. There are all kinds of reasons and situations where loss of one’s life was preventable or caused by the fault of another. A few examples of wrongful death cases can include:

  • Car accidents caused by drunk or distracted drivers
  • 18-Wheeler or commercial vehicle collisions
  • Work accidents
  • Casualties from hazards on someone’s property or premises
  • Acts of violence or criminal misconduct
  • Abuse or neglect

  • Medical malpractice

  • Accidental poisoning or overdoses

  • Defective products

  • Pedestrian or bicycle accidents

  • Drowning or boating accidents

  • Aviation accidents

What can surviving family members recover in damages from a wrongful death?

Certain damages can be awarded to surviving family members in a wrongful death lawsuit. An experienced wrongful death lawyer can help you determine what’s best for your particular situation. They can prepare and present evidence that can result in settlements or verdicts for things like:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Lost inheritance
  • Pain and suffering or mental anguish
  • Loss of consortium
  • Lost love or companionship
  • Loss of care, nurture, education, and guidance
  • Punitive damages
  • Lost household services
  • Bystander damages for a child witness
Galindo Law sympathizes with families living with the tragedy of a wrongful death. If you or a loved one have suffered a heartbreaking loss such as this, we urge you to contact us for a case evaluation. Call the Galindo Law Firm at 888-800-1808 for a free legal consultation.

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With 20 years of experience, and millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts, we have the knowledge and resources to handle a variety of personal injury and property damage claims.

Cases are accepted on a contingent fee basis, meaning you won’t pay anything out of pocket until we win your case for you.

Contact us today for a free consultation. 888.800.1808

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