If you are within the statute of limitations and the facts of the case permit a civil suit from the same event, then you can have simultaneous proceedings. You should contact a personal injury attorney in Texas to discuss the facts of your case.
There aren't set times. You need to stay in touch with your attorney. Find out what is happening. There will be times when the attorney is waiting to hear from their insurance so it would not be unusual for them to have nothing to report.
i was told i had to sign this PR waiver since i was not yet married so the next legal age heir would be my fiances father. court has not named PR yet. The day after the funeral he had filed a paper at the courthouse to recoup his burial expense to get our family boat just in his name. i paid the... Read more »
Your post says Texas. You first need to contact the attorney, find out the breakdown between wrongful death and survivorship. Find out if the Az tax people agreed to the split. Contact a CPA in your state.
After the dog got out she told me I am going to shoot your dog so I quickly tried to get my dog back in the yard but the dog ran across the street into a vacant lot I grabbed my keys drove in that direction saw the dog in rearview mirror headed back to the house turned around pulled into my drive... Read more »
my son passed and i already have a lawyer wanting to look into his case however my sons father and i are not together and we are on very bad terms, i just want to know am i allowed to pursue with the lawyer without involving my child's father?
My brother was hazed/bullied by Marines during a deployment to Iraq. The investigations confirm he called his commander for help 20 seconds before he died and his commander told him to go back to work and hung up. I have evidence that the investigators intentionally witheld witness statements,... Read more »
The estate would have a right to bring suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn who handles death cases involving the military. They give free consultations.
On March 24th of this year my son was hit and killed by a drunk driver. The drunk driver did have the minimum amount of insurance required by Texas state law. At this time there are two liens on record at the Nueces county clerk's office.Also I was sent a letter from the ins. company dated... Read more »
You have a lawyer. Sit down and meet with him. Find out if there was someone who supplied the drunk that can be sued. If the car your son was in was a recent model, ask him if there is a crashworthiness case.
You should contact a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Asssn for the county where it happened--they give free consults. Reason is there may be culpability on whoever served the drunk or sold him alcohol if he was drunk already; there may be a "crashworthiness" case. Talk to a TTLA member.
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